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  • Devine, Edward J., S.J.
    ACROSS WIDEST AMERICA, Newfoundland to Alaska, with the impressions of two years' sojourn on the Bering Coast...

    Edition: First Edition

    Montreal: The Canadian Messenger, 1905. Octavo, original dark green pictorial cloth stamped in gilt and blind. pp [12], 307 + frontispiece portrait, folding map, and 24 plates from photos. Spine dulled, text paper a bit yellowed as always, partial cracks to inner hinges neatly repaired, else a VG clean & tight copy, no owner names. Jesuit missionary's travels across Canada just north of the US border, the last two-thirds of the book is on Alaska.

    Book ID: 27043
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  • RUTZEBECK, Hjalmar [1889-1980.
    ALASKA MAN'S LUCK and Other Works...Compiled and Edited by Clark Branson. Afterword by Robert O. Hahn, Ed.D. With Illustrations by Don Stepp.

    Los Angeles and Santa Barbara: Garland-Clarke Editions / Capra Press, 1988. Terra cotta cloth. [6], viii, 582 pp. Illustrations in text. Fine copy. Yellow dust jacket is near fine, with a half inch tear at bottom spine fold, quite minor soiling. Contains MAD SEA (expanded version), SKIRTING ALCATRAZ (a porti on of SAILOR WITH A GUN), the complete first edition text of the title piece, and MY ALASKAN IDYLL. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Book ID: 15261
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  • DAVIS, Mary Lee
    ALASKA. The Great Bear's Cub.

    Boston: W.A. Wilde, c1930. Blue cloth stamped in white. 314 pp + frontispiece and numerous illustrations on 7 plates. Inscription on front free endpaper, spine lettering partially rubbing off, some fading to cloth at spine head, page edges yellowed, VG otherwise. Dust jacket chipped to corners and spine tips, moderate wear to edges, else VG. A later printing ? "Popular sketches of Alaska's wildlife, and of Eskimo and Indian lore." - AB 3712, calling for endpaper maps and 15 plates.; Octavo.

    Book ID: 23690
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  • DAVIS, (Mary Lee).
    ALASKA THE GREAT BEAR'S CUB. Illustrated by Pen and Ink Illustrations by Olaus Johan Murie and Author's Photographs.

    Boston: W.A. Wilde, (copyright, 1930). 8vo, hardcover, blue linen grain cloth lettered in white. 314, [4] pp. 8 double-sided photographic plates inserted, vignette drawings in text. Spine has a bit of flaking to the delicate white lettering, and light flecks; light endpaper tanning from binding materials; else a fine, tight and bright unworn copy, no previous owner marks. A later printing ? "Popular sketches of Alaska's wildlife, and of Eskimo and Indian lore." - AB 3712, calling for endpaper maps and 15 plates.

    Book ID: 16652
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  • HIGGINSON, Ella
    ALASKA, the Great County. New Edition with New Matter

    New York: Macmillan, 1923. Later printing of the 1917 second edition, enlarged (first was in 1908). Blue decorated cloth stamped in white and gilt. pp xii, 583 + colour folding map at front, plates; indexed. Minor rubbing to spine tips, yellowing to page edges, else fine, no owner names. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required. ; Octavo.

    Book ID: 29449
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  • Frost, Orcutt
    Bering: The Russian Discovery of America

    Edition: First Edition

    New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003. Cloth and boards. pp xxii, 330. Illustrated, index. Fine in fine jacket. ; Octavo 0300100590

    Book ID: 51682
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  • Fisher, Raymond Henry
    Bering's Voyages: Whither and Why

    Edition: First Edition

    Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1977. Maroon boards, endpaper maps. pp (xiv), 217. Maps in text, index. Fine copy. Price-clipped jacket faintly yellowed on spine, else fine. ; Octavo 0295955627

    Book ID: 51681
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  • BURCH, Ernest, Jr.
    ESKIMO KINSMEN: Changing Family Relationships in Northwest Alaska

    Edition: First Edition

    New York: West Publishing Company, 1975. Monograph No. 59 of the American Ethnological Society. Blue cloth. pp (xvi), 352, [2]. Index. VG copy. Not issued in jacket. 0829900497)

    Book ID: 44694
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  • Greely, A.W., Major-General
    HANDBOOK OF ALASKA: Its Resources, Products, and Attractiions. New Edition, with prefatory chapter on Alaska in 1914 and a map showing proposed railway routes

    New York: Scribner's, 1914. Second edition, enlarge. Octavo, original maroon cloth gilt lettered. pp xxxii, 280 + plates and maps including folding map at rear and colour folding map in sleeve at rear; maps in text. Ex library - head of spine a bit frayed, mild evidence of removed spine label; cracked front inner hinge neatly repaired; "withdrawn" stamp to front free endpaper; title leaf has library perforation at bottom margin; folding map at 280 misfolded, with small chip to blank corner; else a good, sound copy, text clean and unworn, tight in the binding. Note: bit over 1 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

    Book ID: 29760
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  • ILLINGWORTH, Frank
    HIGHWAY TO THE NORTH

    London: Benn, 1956. Second printing. Green boards. pp (295) + plates, folding map. Couple of small light marks to covers, yellowing to page edges; ink owner name and 1 cm edge tear to front free endpaper; VG+ otherwise. Somewhat worn price-clipped jacket, good. Story of the author's trip along the whole length of the Alaska Highway.; Octavo

    Book ID: 44888
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  • BECKER, Ethel Anderson
    KLONDIKE ’98: Hegg’s Album of the 1898 Alaska Gold Rush

    Edition: First Edition

    Portland, Oregon: Binfords & Mort, 1949. Tall octavo. Green pictorial cloth printed in black, map and decoration to front endpapers. pp (iv), (128). Photos in text. Fine copy. Pricce-clipped jacket has rubbing and small chips; VG otherwise. Klondike photos of young photographer E.A. Hegg.

    Book ID: 41198
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  • THEBERGE, John, editor
    KLUANE, PINNACLE OF THE YUKON

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1980. Quarto, blue boards, endpaper maps. xi, 175pp + colour photos. Many b&w photos and line drawings in text. Indexed. Slight rubbing at foot of spine, else fine in fine jacket, no owner nam3es. "The unique environment of North America's highest mountain range." Ecological focus. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Book ID: 42648
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  • Thomson, John Walter
    Lichens of the Alaskan Arctic Slope

    Edition: First Edition

    University of Toronto Press, 1979. Green printed cloth. [16], 314 pp, indexed, photos and map in text at front. Partially removed label of the University of Toronto Press Design Department on front free endpaper, else a VG+ copy, no owner names or text marks.; Octavo. 0802054285

    Book ID: 25573
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  • Report of the International Polar Expedition to Point Barrow, Alaska, in response to the Resolution of the House of Representatives of December 11, 1884. by Ray, Patrick Henry, John Murdoch, and others
    Ray, Patrick Henry, John Murdoch, and others
    Report of the International Polar Expedition to Point Barrow, Alaska, in response to the Resolution of the House of Representatives of December 11, 1884.

    Edition: First Edition

    Washington: Government Printing Office, 1885. 29.5 cm, original black pebbled cloth with gilt spine lettering. pp 695 + color lithograph frontispiece, 10 photogravure plates, 2 color lithographs of birds, tinted lithograph of shells, and 7 wood engraved plates, and a folding map. tissue guards; numerous tables and in-text diagrams. Binding has bumps and slight wear to outer corners; contents mildly toned; penciled note to the title-page; else a clean and unworn VG copy. "The [Point Barrow] expedition, which was commanded by Lieut. P. H. Ray, Eighth Infantry, U.S. Army, sailed from San Francisco July 18, 1881, and reached Cape Smyth, 11 miles southwest of Point Barrow, on September 8 of the same year. Here a permanent station was established,…

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    Washington: Government Printing Office, 1885. 29.5 cm, original black pebbled cloth with gilt spine lettering. pp 695 + color lithograph frontispiece, 10 photogravure plates, 2 color lithographs of birds, tinted lithograph of shells, and 7 wood engraved plates, and a folding map. tissue guards; numerous tables and in-text diagrams. Binding has bumps and slight wear to outer corners; contents mildly toned; penciled note to the title-page; else a clean and unworn VG copy. "The [Point Barrow] expedition, which was commanded by Lieut. P. H. Ray, Eighth Infantry, U.S. Army, sailed from San Francisco July 18, 1881, and reached Cape Smyth, 11 miles southwest of Point Barrow, on September 8 of the same year. Here a permanent station was established, where the party remained until August 28, 1883, when the station was abandoned, and the party sailed for San Francisco, arriving there October 7. Though the main object of the expedition was the prosecution of the observations in terrestrial magnetism and meteorology, it was possible to obtain a large collection of articles illustrating the arts and industries of the Eskimo of the region, with whom the most friendly relations were early established." (John Murdoch: Ethnological Results of the Point Barrow Expedition, 1889). The work comprises seven sections: I. Orders and Instructions; II. Narrative; III. Ethnographical Sketch of the Natives of Point Barrow (including Vocabulary and List of Ethnological Specimens Collected); IV. Natural History; V. Meteorology; VI. Magnetism; VII. Tides; VIII. Miscellaneous Observations. 3 kg parcel.; Large quarto

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    Book ID: 51189
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  • CURWOOD, James Oliver
    THE ALASKAN. A Novel of the North. With Illustrations by Walt Louderback.

    Edition: First Canadian issue

    Toronto: Copp Clark, 1928. Maroon ribbed cloth gilt. pp [10], 326 + 4 plates. Light yellowing to page edges, a couple small scarcely visible damp spots to lower margin of front cover and foot of spine, soft corner crease to front free endpaper; else fine. Jacket has very light soling to white spine panel; tiny corner chips to foot of spine; short partial splits to front spine fold internally repaired with clear archival paper tape, pretty much invisible externally, a few nicks, else fine. An excellent copy, rare in this condition. Printed in Canada from US plates. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 53086
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  • JANSON, Lone E.
    THE COPPER SPIKE

    Edition: First Edition

    Anchorage, Alaska: Alaska Northwest Publishing Company, 1975. Large quarto, yellow card covers. pp (8), 175. Photos, index. Sticker stain and small abrasion on front cover, else fine. Building of a railway line up the Copper River, 1905-11.

    Book ID: 43577
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  • BORDEN, Mrs. John
    THE CRUISE OF THE NORTHERN LIGHT: Explorations and Hunting in the Alaskan and Siberian Arctic. In which the Sea-Scouts have a great adventure

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Macmillan, 1928. Octavo, black cloth gilt, endpaper maps. pp (2), (xvi), 317. Many photos in text. Yellowing to page edges; soft bumps to outer corners of covers; else a fine, bright & tight copy, no owner names, no flaking to the cover gilt. An expedition through the Bering Stait to Port Hope and Wrangel Island. Borden Field Museum 1927 Alaska Arctic Expedition, endorsed by the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. In search of brown bears, polar bears, walrus, and seals. AB 1978. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

    Book ID: 31428
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  • SALISBURY, O.M.
    THE CUSTOMS AND LEGENDS OF THE THLINGET INDIANS OF ALASKA.

    New York: Bonanza Books, (copyright 1962). Facsimile reprint of the 1962 original. Maroon plastic boards. xii, 275 pp. 8 double-sided photo plates on text paper in text. Fine in fine jacket.

    Book ID: 5759
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  • MARSHALL, Edison
    THE LAND OF FORGOTTEN MEN. With Frontispiece by W. Herbert Dunton.

    Edition: First Canadian issue

    Toronto: Longmans, Green, 1923. Green pictorial cloth stamped in orange and lighter green. Slight age-darkening to spine; light damp spots to fore margin of front cover; small shallow indentations to rear cover; tanning to pag e edges; August, 1928, ink name to front free endpaper; else a VG unworn copy, inner hinges not cracked, tight in the binding. A novel set in Alaska.

    Book ID: 9406
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  • CULLUM, Ridgwell
    THE SAINT OF THE SPEEDWAY

    Edition: First Canadian issue

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1924. Orange cloth. Mild rubbing to ends of lightly darkened spine; page edges yellowed; partial cracks to front inner hinge neatly repaired; small ink name at front; VG otherwise. A novel set in Southern Alaska. The Speedway is a gambling palace. Criminous elements (mystery of the ship Mary Celeste). Hubin p. 205.; Octavo

    Book ID: 4322
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