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Alaska and the Klondike Gold Fields. Containing a Full Account of the Discovery of Gold; Enormous Deposits of the Precious Metal; Routes Traversed by Miners; How To Find Gold; Camp Life at Klondike; Practical Instructions for Fortune Seekers, Etc. Etc.

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Alaska and the Klondike Gold Fields. Containing a Full Account of the Discovery of Gold; Enormous Deposits of the Precious Metal; Routes Traversed by Miners; How To Find Gold; Camp Life at Klondike; Practical Instructions for Fortune Seekers, Etc. Etc.

by Harris, A.C

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Philadelphia: Premier Publishing Co., 1897. Book. Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 21 cm. 8.25 inches tall. 556 pp. Illustrated with engravings & halftones from photographs; folding map.-------- The second color folding map is not present in this copy. ------- Original pictorial cloth lettered in gilt. Some wear and soiling to cloth with rubbing to extremities; early ownership inscription, hinges a bit tender. ------- A popular guide for gold hunters and fortune seekers. An account of the discovery of gold in the Klondike and Yukon, the deposits of this precious metal, routes to the Gold fields, camp life in the Yukon and Klondike, descriptions of the mountains, and rivers, etc. ------ Numerous firsthand accounts, interviews and general information on Alaska. --------- REF: Tourville, 1958; Wickersham, 3927..

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Blind Horse Books [ABAA - FABA] US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
009516
Title
Alaska and the Klondike Gold Fields. Containing a Full Account of the Discovery of Gold; Enormous Deposits of the Precious Metal; Routes Traversed by Miners; How To Find Gold; Camp Life at Klondike; Practical Instructions for Fortune Seekers, Etc. Etc.
Author
Harris, A.C
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
None Issued
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Premier Publishing Co.
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Date Published
1897

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About Blind Horse Books [ABAA - FABA]

Building Your Great Collection; One Fine Book at a Time. ----- Blind-Horse-Books is committed to building your collection by finding the best copies of the Rare, the Unusual, and Collectible Modern Literature. Specializing in Travel. Exploration and Geography with an emphasis on mid-19th century Exploration of the Polar Regions and Africa. Additionally, we have a lovely selection of Florida and West Indies items along with a wide-variety of Ephemera items.

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