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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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.

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 Name: Harris, A.C.

Categories: 19th CENTURY LITERATURE and WORKS, Travel, Geography & Exploration,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Philadelphia, Premier Publishing Co.: 1897

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: None Issued

Type: Book

Seller ID: 009516