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Image for <b>Arctic Village</b><br>[Alaska] [Native People]

Arctic Village
[Alaska] [Native People]

By: Marshall, Robert

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York:, The Literary Guild,: 1933

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005895


A 1930s Portrait of Wiseman, Alaska. Blue-gray cloth covered boards. Blue titles. Bindings square and tight. Text clean, hint of toning. Map endpages. Top edge stained blue. Moderate edge wear and handling. Moderated age-darkening on spine and edges. 397 pages with Index. 8.75 inches tall. Pictorial dust jacket has toned spine and rear of white panel shows minor handling. Small loss spine tips and corners. Protected in clear Mylar sleeve. Not often see... View more info

Image for <b>Alaskan Voyage 1881-1883: Johan Adrian Jacobsen. An Expedition to the Northwest Coast of America  </b>

Alaskan Voyage 1881-1883: Johan Adrian Jacobsen. An Expedition to the Northwest Coast of America

By: Adrian. Translated by Erna Gunther. Johan Adrian Jacobsen Woldt (Author)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Chicago and London, University of Chicago Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009541


Johan Adrian Jacobsen (1853 - 1947) was a Norwegian ethnologist and adventurer. He is mainly known as a collector of ethnographical objects, and a recruiter of indigenous peoples for the ethnographical shows for a zoo in Hamburg. Starting in mid-1881, Jacobsen was hired by the Berlin Museum to gather ethnographic objects and other specimens. His travels took him from the Arctic to South America, North America, Korea, Japan, Siberia, and the South Sea Islands.... View more info

Image for <b>In the Shadow of  Mount McKinley  </b><br>[Alaska] [National Park]

In the Shadow of Mount McKinley
[Alaska] [National Park]

By: Beach, William N.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York:, The Derrydale Press,: 1931.

Edition: Limited edition of 750.

Seller ID: 008324


From the Preface: "The pages that follow are but a chronicle of my various wanderings on the north side of the Alaskan Range within the shadows of the great mountain, McKinley. It is one of the choice sections of that marvelous garden spot of the North American continent, Alaska. A large part of this country may be reached today without undue exertion, and it is my hope that those who read these pages may become sufficiently interested to go and see the wonders and beaut... View more info

Image for <b>Chechahco and Sourdough. A Story of Alaska  </b><br>

Chechahco and Sourdough. A Story of Alaska

By: Bone, Scott C.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 1926, Western Publishers Inc.: [Atascadero] California.

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Seller ID: 006883


Bindings very tight and square. Text clean, Minimal handling wear. Hardcover in Dust Jacket. Dust Jacket in clear protective Mylar sleeve has light handling wear with small loss spine tips and some age toning to white of jacket , more-so on spine. Blue cloth binding with black and purple stamping. White dust jacket replicates the binding design. Only flaw to note is a previous owner's stamp to the top of text block. The author was a former territorial go... View more info

Image for <b> Hunting on Kenai Peninsula and Observations on the Increase of Big Game in North America </b><br> [Alaska]

Hunting on Kenai Peninsula and Observations on the Increase of Big Game in North America
[Alaska]

By: Eddy, J.W. [John Whittemore]

Price: $850.00

Publisher: Seattle, Lowman & Hanford Co: 1925

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Inscribed by Author

Seller ID: 009508


Inscribed by the author on the front fly leaf: "To Henry Dickinson [?], From John W. Eddy, Nashville, April 27, 1929." Eddy was a bear hunting fanatic and his books are respected to this day. This is his first and scarcest title, printed by a relatively small publisher. Publisher's Green Stamped cloth; Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Light wear to cloth, rubbing to extremities, mild bumps to t... View more info

Image for …<b>Alaska The American Northland. Interamerican Geographical Readers.</b>

Alaska The American Northland. Interamerican Geographical Readers.

By: Gilman, Isabel Ambler

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Yonkers-on-Hudson:, World Book Company,: 1924

Seller ID: 005978


A fictionalized text book of a trip from Seattle to the heart of Alaska . The purpose was to promote Alaska and its resources. Richly illustrated with b/w photos. 343 pages with index. 7.5 inches tall. Title page torn and repaired with tape that has now yellowed. Student’s name top front endpage. Text clean with toning. Moderate handling wear. View more info

Image for <b>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.  </b>

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.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Premier Publishing Co.: 1897

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009516


A foundational book for Klondike gold rush literature. 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. Chapters include but are not limited to: "How to Get The... View more info

Image for <b>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.  </b>

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.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Premier Publishing Co.: 1897

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010052


A Foundational Book of Klondike Gold Rush Literature . 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. Chapters include but are not limited to: “How to Get ... View more info

Image for ...<b> The Rainbow's End: Alaska </b>

... The Rainbow's End: Alaska

By: Henderson, Alice Palmer

Price: $275.00

Publisher: 1898:, Herbert S. Stone and Company,: Chicago / New York.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 006072


Bound in blue cloth covers, with stamped gilt lettering and ornamentation on the spine and covers. The book shows mild shelf wear, with some rubbing in the center of the covers. Bindings tight with a hint of a shelf lean. The text block is adorned with deckled edges. There is an institutional notation in ink in the top left corner of the front pastedown. An inscription by the previous owner is on the front flyleaf. The pages are clean with mild age toning. 296 pages. 7.... View more info

Image for <b> Alaska, USA </b>

Alaska, USA

By: Hilscher, Herbert H. ; Hilscher, Miriam

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1950

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 009954


Signed by the authors. Mid-century guidebook for the immigrant and tourist to the Alaska territory by a member of the Alaska Development Board. This book tells of the opportunities that are in Alaska and encourages people to live and have business there. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Previous owner's name on front free endpage and a stamp. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve... View more info

Image for <b>Cradle of the Storms  </b><br>[Alaska, Aleutian Islands]

Cradle of the Storms
[Alaska, Aleutian Islands]

By: Hubbard, Bernard Rosecrans

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York:, Dodd, Mead & Company,: 1935.

Edition: First Edition – Second Printing. [In the same month as the first printing, November]

Inscription: Author signature under the frontispiece.

Seller ID: 005829


A Jesuit priest's narrative adventures of little-known Alaska as he traversed the glaciers and mountaintops on foot, by dogsled and airplane. The author a renowned geologist at Santa Clara University travelled the Aleutian Islands and scaled the Aghileen Pinnacles. Finding a 25 mile wide “moon crater” ten-foot brown bears, travelling in the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes; the first scientific recording of the birth of ice-burgs.Bindings square and fi... View more info

Image for <b>Hello Alaska.</b><br>[Kurt Wiese]

Hello Alaska.
[Kurt Wiese]

By: Litchfield, Sarsh.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Chicago:, Albert Whitman & Company,: 1951.

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 004543


Ex. Library. Bindings sound. Text clean but for library stamps/blacked out. Wear to edges. View more info

Image for <b>Inside Passage: Living With Killer Whales, Bald Eagles, and Kwakiutl Indians</b><br>[Alaska]

Inside Passage: Living With Killer Whales, Bald Eagles, and Kwakiutl Indians
[Alaska]

By: Modzelewski, Michael

Price: $19.95

Publisher: USA:, Adventures Unltd,: 1997.

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 009212


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for <b>Passage to Juneau: A Sea and Its Meanings  </b>

Passage to Juneau: A Sea and Its Meanings

By: Raban, Jonathan

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Pantheon: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009763


Like most of Raban's books, Passage to Juneau, is written in two layers. The first is an account of his preparations and execution of a solo sailing trip from Seattle to Juneau, Alaska. The second level is an entertaining and well-researched historical account of the travels and travails of Capt. George Vancouver aboard HMS Discovery during his four-year exploration of the northwest coast of North America.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still... View more info

Image for ...<b>Cross Creek.</b>

...Cross Creek.

By: Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribner's Sons,: 1942

Edition: First Edition – First Printing, Scribner "A" present.

Seller ID: 006020


Green cloth covered boards With raised titles in silver gilt. Bindings tight and square. Previous owner's name on front paste-down under the dust jacket flap. Some sun-fade to the spine. Light even toning to clean text Jacket in protective Mylar sleeve is darkened at spine with light wear to spine tips and corners; price-clipped. View more info

Image for <b>A Legacy of Arctic Art.</b><br>[ Inuit, Eskimo]

A Legacy of Arctic Art.
[ Inuit, Eskimo]

By: Ray, Dorothy Jean

Price: $15.00

Publisher: USA:, University of Washington Press,: 1996.

Seller ID: 004764


No flaws or blemishes but minimal retail shelf handling. Unused; Unread. A catalog and memoir combining photographs, analytical descriptions, and the author's anecdotes about the artists represented in her collection of arctic art, now part of the University of Alaska's Museum. The catalog covers the spectrum of Eskimo painting, graphic art, basketry, wood carving, skin and cloth sewing, dolls, engraved ivory from 1866 View more info

Image for <b>Alaska: Pioneer State  </b>

Alaska: Pioneer State

By: Spring, Norma.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Nelson: 1968

Seller ID: 009566


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has minimal handling wear. Photos by Ira & Bob Spring. 2nd Printing. 224 pages. REF: Tourville, 4268 View more info

Image for ...<b> Here Is Alaska. </b>

... Here Is Alaska.

By: Stefansson, Evelyn; Foreword by Vilhjalmur Stefansson

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York:, Scribner,: 1943.

Edition: First Edition – First Printing. Scribner’s “A” present.

Seller ID: 006169


An informative look at Alaska by the wife of a noted Arctic explorer. Bindings Tight and Square. Text clean, light even toning. Light handling wear. Dust jacket is quite worn with loss top and bottom edges and most of spine. Protected and held by new Mylar sleeve .REF: Alaska Biblio; 4299; Wichersham, View more info

Image for <b>The Pacific Northwest and Alaska   </b>

The Pacific Northwest and Alaska

By: Union Pacific System

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Omaha, NE:, Union Pacific Railroad,: 1927

Seller ID: 009145


A travelogue of what to expect while riding the Union Pacific Railroad throughout the states of Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Alaska, and the Canadian province of British Columbia. Green pictorial stapled wraps embossed in blind, red, and light blue-green. Black-and-white photographic illustrations throughout, 5 maps [two-color]. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. View more info

Image for <b> The Muir Glacier. Alaska </b>

The Muir Glacier. Alaska

By: Wright, Frederick G.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, American Printing House,: c1889.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008228


Society of Alaskan Natural History and Ethnology Bulletin No. 2 for the Society of Alaskan Natural History. c1889. 22 Pages, 4 pages of advertisement which includes the rear wrapper. maps. Alaskan Bibliography [600]. Found only 15 copies located in Universities and National Libraries. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. View more info