printing and publishing history of the Expedition was even more
complex and lengthy than the voyage itself. For
more information see: Introduction:
The Publications of The U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1844-1874
& Bibliographic Note: The
Publications of The U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1844-1874
by Leslie K. Overstreet.
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