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THE ALASKAN. A Novel of the North. With Illustrations by Walt Louderback.

by CURWOOD, James Oliver

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Published
1928
Edition
First Canadian issue
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Toronto: Copp Clark. 1928. First Canadian issue. Hardcover. 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… Read more
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Bering's Voyages: Whither and Why

by Fisher, Raymond Henry

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Published
1977
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780295955629
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$14.95

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

by Frost, Orcutt

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Published
2003
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First Edition
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9780300100594
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New Haven: Yale University Press. 2003. First Edition. Hardcover.. 0300100590 . Cloth and boards. pp xxii, 330. Illustrated, index. Fine in fine jacket. ; Octavo .
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Washington: Government Printing Office. 1885. First Edition. Hardcover. 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… Read more
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WAYS HARSH

by ANDERSON, Doris

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Published
1977
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First paper edition
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Vancouver: J.J. Douglas. 1977. First paper edition. Trade Paperback. 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. … Read more
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Union Steamships Remembered, 1920-1958

by Twigg, Arthur M.

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Published
1997
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781550565164
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$45.00

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Campbell River, BC: Author. 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. 1550565168 . Inscribed by Author; 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; Quarto; Signed by Author… Read more
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HIGHWAY TO THE NORTH

by ILLINGWORTH, Frank

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Published
1956
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London: Benn. 1956. Hardcover. 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… Read more
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ESKIMO KINSMEN: Changing Family Relationships in Northwest Alaska

by BURCH, Ernest, Jr.

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Published
1975
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First Edition
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9780829900491
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New York: West Publishing Company. 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. 0829900497) . Monograph No. 59 of the American Ethnological Society. Blue cloth. pp (xvi), 352, [2]. Index. VG copy. Not issued in jacket. .
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New York: Scribner's. 1960. Hardcover.. 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… Read more
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THE COPPER SPIKE

by JANSON, Lone E.

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Published
1975
Edition
First Edition
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Anchorage, Alaska:: Alaska Northwest Publishing Company. 1975. First Edition. Softcover. 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. .
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THE WILD BIRD

by FOOTNER, Hulbert

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Published
1923
Edition
First US printing
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$75.00

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New York: Doran. 1923. First US printing. Hardcover. Light brown pictorial linen grain cloth stamped in dark green, pp [2], 282, [4]. 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+… Read more
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KLUANE, PINNACLE OF THE YUKON

by THEBERGE, John, editor

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Published
1980
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First printing
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$19.50

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Toronto: Doubleday Canada. 1980. First printing. Hardcover. 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… Read more
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KLONDIKE ’98: Hegg’s Album of the 1898 Alaska Gold Rush

by BECKER, Ethel Anderson

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Published
1949
Edition
First Edition
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$22.00

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Portland, Oregon: Binfords & Mort. 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. 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. .
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New York: Macmillan. 1928. First printing. Hardcover. 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… Read more
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TRAILING THROUGH SIBERIA

by CRAD, Joseph

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Published
1939
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First of this edition
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London: The Travel Book Club. 1939. First of this edition. Hardcover. 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. .
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Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office. 1961. Softcover. 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… Read more
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New York: Scribner's. 1914. Hardcover. 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… Read more
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ALASKA, the Great County. New Edition with New Matter

by HIGGINSON, Ella

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Published
1923
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New York: Macmillan. 1923. Hardcover. 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… Read more
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Montreal: The Canadian Messenger. 1905. First Edition. Hardcover. 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… Read more
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Lichens of the Alaskan Arctic Slope

by Thomson, John Walter

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Published
1979
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780802054289
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$35.00

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Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 1979. First Edition. Hardcover.. 0802054285 . 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. .
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