The Natural History of the Long Expedition to the Rocky Mountains (1819-1820).By Evans, H.E.
Evans, H.E. 1997. The Natural History of the Long Expedition to the Rocky Mountains (1819-1820). Oxford University Press, xii + 268 pp.
Evans offers a colorful history of the expedition of Major Stephen H. Long--the first scientific exploration of the Louisiana Territory to be accompanied by trained naturalists and artists. This exciting chronicle includes beautiful illustrations by artists Titian Peale and Samuel Seymour, along with firsthand accounts from naturalists Edwin James and Thomas Say.