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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.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 9406More details Price: USD $19.95
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.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 4322More details Price: USD $14.95
THE WILD BIRD
Edition: First US printing
New York: Doran, 1923. Light brown pictorial linen grain cloth stamped in dark green, pp , 282, . Vertical closed tear the length of pp 81-82 neatly repaired (no text loss), yellowing to page edges, else fine. Dust jacket has very small chips to spine ends, small edge tears, else a VG+ bright example. An attractive copy of this romantic adventure novel set in Northern Alaska and British Columbia (Campbell River), scarce in dust jacket. Watters p. 291. In an isolated town lives a beautiful youth. A young woman comes in search of her missing father. They fall in love but the youth gets gold fever and is transformed "into a creature scarcely human." The young woman rescues him from his madness. Peel 4824.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 43403More details Price: USD $75.00
THE WILDERNESS OF DENALI. Explorations of a Hunter-Naturalist in Northern Alaska. With an Introduction by C. Hart Merriam, M.D...
New York: Scribner's, 1960. New edtion (first was in 1930). Brown cloth. Tall octavo. (xx), 412 pp, indexed. Fine copy in VG price-clipped jacket.. A new edition of this big game hunting classic, "the true report of Charles Sheldon's solitary pioneering expeditions into the sub-arctic country surrounding Mt McKinley... written by a man who risked his life time and time agains pursuing, among others, the ferocious Alaskan grizzly and the elusive, majestic white mountain sheep." - jacket.
Condition: Binding: Hardcover.Book ID: 44661More details Price: USD $25.00
TRAILING THROUGH SIBERIA
Edition: First of this edition
London: The Travel Book Club, 1939. Octavo, grey cloth. pp (xii), 270 (4) + 2 maps (one folding). Spine very lightly darkened; VG+ clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy otherwise, no owner names. Account of life among the Eskimo of northwest Alaska and northeast Siberia.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 31431More details Price: USD $25.00
Transport Requirements for the Growth of Northwest North America... Vol 2. Research Report by Battelle Memorial Institute on an Integrated Transport System to Encourage Economic Development on Northwest North America.
Washington, D.C: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1961. Volume 2 (of 3) only. Quarto, card covers. Folding maps and large colour folding map in pouch at rear. Some soiling and creasing to covers, else a VG clean and tight copy. The subtitle to the whole work is "Letter from the Chairman, Alaska International Rail and Highway Commission, Transmitting the Final Report of the Alaska International Rail and Highway Commission, Pursuant to Public Law 884, 84th Congress." 87th Congress, 1st Session, House Document No. 176. Volume 2. 1.5 kg parcel.
Condition: Binding: SoftcoverBook ID: 32226More details Price: USD $19.95
Union Steamships Remembered, 1920-1958
Edition: First Edition
Campbell River, BC: Author, 1997. Glossy pictorial boards. pp x, 427. Illustrated, index of ships. Inscribed by the author and with an autograph notes signed by author laid in. Vancouver to Alaska, Queen Charlotte Islands. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 45044More details Price: USD $45.00
Edition: First paper edition
Vancouver: J.J. Douglas, 1977. pp 239 + plates. Bibliography. Soft bump to upper outer corners, VG otherwise. Story of her uncle Bill Walker and his adventures in Alaska and the Yukon during the gold rush. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
Condition: Binding: Trade PaperbackBook ID: 45145More details Price: USD $6.95