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Conflicting Landscapes:  American Schooling/Alaska Natives
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Conflicting Landscapes: American Schooling/Alaska Natives

By Bates, Clifton & Michael J. Oleksa

Anchorage, Alaska: Kuskokwim Corp. Near Fine. 2008. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Trade Paperback. 1578333962 . Large paperback, clean, unmarked copy with no significant flaws, "An invaluable guide to newly arriving teachers of native students," illustrated with photos ; 264 pages .

$10.00

The Homer Spit: Coal, Gold, and Con Men

By Klein, Janet R.

Homer, Alaska: Kachemak Country Publications. Near Fine. 1996. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Trade Paperback. 0965115712 . Large paperback in excellent condition, no remarkable flaws to this clean, attractive copy, signed by the author on the title page, illustrated throughout, "Limited First Edition" stated on copyright page; 70 pages; Signed by Author .

$8.00

Pioneer Prospector

By Hick, George & Charles E. Bunnell (editor)

University of Alaska. Very Good. 1954. Trade Paperback. 32-page pamphlet, "The account of a pioneer prospector's search for riches during and after the Klondike Gold Rush," illustrated with photos and a map, a price has been written at the top of the front cover, gentle corner-crease to the bottom of the cover and first few pages, clean, tight copy .

$11.00

Raven: A Collection of Woodcuts by Dale De Armond

By De Armond, Dale

Anchorage, Alaska: Alaska Northwest Publishing Company. Near Fine. 1975. Trade Paperback. 0882403095 . Large paperback in excellent condition, two minor flaws to this clean, attractive copy: mild tanning on the spine, a few shallow impressions on the back cover, "In this charming book, well-known Alaskan artist Dale De Armond has translated the ancient Tlingit myths of Raven into easy and pleasurable reading to accompany a series of wood-block prints, a nice gift copy; .

$25.00

Highway to the North

By Illingworth, Frank

New York: Philosophical Library. Very Good. 1955. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover, no dustjacket except for the portion of the front panel laid in which shows a photo of a cute Alaskan child, the green cloth binding is tanned on the spine and near the top edge of the rear cover, no other significant flaws to this clean, tight copy, illustrated with photos and a folding map, about life in the Yukon .

$12.00

The Tongass: Alaska's Vanishing Rain Forest

By Ketchum, Robert Glenn & Carey D. Ketchum

New York: Aperture. Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket. 1987. Hardcover. 0893812668 . Large format hardcover with dustjacket, inscribed to no one in particular ("Thanks for the great workshop") and signed by photographer Robert Glenn Ketchum, features a passionate text and stunning photos of this beautiful and important natural resource and reflects on the short-sighted management policies that have harmed this largest national forest in the United States, book has a small dent to the front cover, the jacket is price-clipped, a professional (removable) mylar cover is included; ; 112 pages; Signed by Author .

$23.00

Grammar and Vocabulary of the Eskimo Language As Spoken by the Kuskokwim and Southwest Coast Eskimos of Alaska

By Hinz, John

Bethlehem, PA: The Society for Propagating the Gospel: the Moravian Church. Very Good+. 1944. Hardcover. Hardcover, no dustjacket, no significant flaws to this clean, attractive copy, 194 pages .

$13.00

Observers Guide to the Glaciers of Prince William Sound, Alaska

By Lethcoe, Nancy

Valdez, Alaska: Prince William Sound Books. Near Fine. 1987. Trade Paperback. 0961314664 . Large paperback, no remarkable flaws to this clean, presentable copy, "From her detailed descriptions, we derive a real sense of the life of each glacier from early observations to the present," many illustrations and maps, includes a bibliography ; 151 pages .

$14.00

My Trusty Indian Guide and Other Alaskan Tales

By Mathisen, Carl W.

Anchorage, Alaska: Alaska Eagle Publishing. Very Good. 1993. Trade Paperback. 1882756002 . Large paperback, "A book about Alaska written by an Alaskan," some mild signs of use to the cover only, no other flaws, clean inside and out with a tight, square binding ; 254 pages .

$9.00

Life around Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau, Alaska

By Armstrong, Robert H. & Marge Hermans

Juneau, Alaska: Nature Alaska Images. Fine. 2007. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Trade Paperback. 1578333652 . Large paperback in excellent condition, no remarkable flaws to this clean, attractive copy, inscribed and signed and dated by the authors: "To Pat & Bart - Hope you had a great visit - Marge Hermans - Bob Armstrong - Mendenhall Glacier 8.16.07." First printing as indicated by the publisher's "1" in the number line on copyright page, 48 pages, packed with color photographs of the animal and plant life that can be seen in the lands and waters close to Mendenhall Glacier, a fine gift copy; Signed by All Authors .

$22.00

Alaskan Adventures: Three Thrilling Novels of the North in One Volume

By Beach, Rex

New York, NY: A. L. Burt Company. Very Good. 1909. Hardcover. Hardcover, no dustjacket, the orange cloth binding is bright on the front and rear covers, moderate tanning on the spine and on the outer edge of the pages, front cover has an illustration in black of a howling wolf, the binding is tight and square and the contents are fine, contains three complete stories: "The Spoilers," "The Barrier" and "The Silver Horde" .

$13.00

Alaska's Daughter:   An Eskimo Memoir of the Early Twentieth Century
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Alaska's Daughter: An Eskimo Memoir of the Early Twentieth Century

By Pinson, Elizabeth Bernhardt

Utah State University Press. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2004. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 087421596X . Hardcover with dustjacket, book is in excellent condition, no remarkable flaws, jacket with one minor flaw: mild surface-rubbing, a professional (removable) mylar cover is included with this fine copy, "provides us with an insider's view of the people, events, and way of life in early day Alaska," illustrated throughout with photos; 212 pages .

$82.00

The Wolves of Denali
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The Wolves of Denali

By Mech, L. David, Layne G. Adams, Thomas J. Meier, John W. Burch and Bruce W. Dale

University of Minnesota Press. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1998. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 0816629587 . Hardcover first printing as indicated by the publisher's "1" in the number line on copyright page, a beautiful gift/collector's copy, book is flawless, dustjacket has one minor flaw: minor rubbing on the rear panel, a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, "This engaging account of a timeless wolf-prey system is a landmark in wildlife ecology, a unique blend of first-rate science and wonderful stories," 227 pages, illustrated throughout .

$20.00

The Challenge of the Mighty Yukon: How Eight Business Executives Met This Challenge

By Johnson Jr, George H.

Philadelphia, PA: Stephenson-Brothers, Inc.. Fine. 1998. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover, was issued without a dustjacket we believe, green and gray cloth binding, privately published in an edition of 100 copies, this copy is not numbered, professionally done, high-quality binding, nicely illustrated with color maps and photos along with black-and-white sketches, the author tells of his experience as he and a few colleagues took a 200-mile fishing excursion down the Yukon River, inscribed and signed by the author: "For Hendrick Van Oes - You would have enjoyed this trip. You could have swum every A.M. before breakfast. George."; Signed by Author .

$12.00

Alaska Cavalcade

By Sherman, Dean F.

Alaska Life Publishing Company. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1943. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover first printing with dustjacket, a beautiful copy with the following minor flaws only: has an ownership stamp on the blank front end-paper and a tiny amount of rubbing at the corners, dustjacket has a couple of short edge-tears, the original price is present and there are no other flaws, looks great & our professional (removable) mylar cover will help to keep it that way, "Alaska's past, her present, the vast potentialities which lie ahead in postwar days are fully portrayed by word and picture," features countless great photographs including many World War II military-related photos, has a detailed double-page end-paper map of Alaska at front and a double-page "Polar Map" at back, author was editor of Alaska Life magazine & served as a war correspondent in Alaska, a scarce publication, especially in such great condition .

$12.60

Brown Bear Summer: Life Among Alaska's Giants

By Bledsoe, Thomas

Dutton/Truman Talley Books. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1987. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 0525245308 . Hardcover first printing (as indicated by the publisher's "1" in the number line on copyright page), book is flawless, dustjacket has only one minor flaw: moderate tanning to the edges of the flaps, the original price is present and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, also included is the publisher's promotional material and review slip, a fine collector's copy, "...fascinating observations of Alaska's brown bears in the Katmai wilderness, illustrated with photos and drawings, includes a bibliography .

$8.00