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Alaska and the Arctic

Alaska and the Arctic

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The Klondike Fever:  The Life and Death of the Last Great Gold Rush, Berton, Pierre
1 Berton, Pierre The Klondike Fever: The Life and Death of the Last Great Gold Rush
NY Alfred A. Knopf 1958 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Pages toned, owner name on front free endpaper, jacket tattered. 
Brown cloth binding. Photo endpapers. viii, 457, xix. Index, maps, bibliography. "This thrilling story is at once first-rate history and first-rate entertainment. Some of the anecdotes of the last great gold rush have been told by others, but Pierre Berton is the first to distill the Klondike experience into a single, complete, coherent, and immensely dramatic narrative." (from front jacket flap). 
Price: 17.00 USD
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High Latitude, North Atlantic:  30,000 Miles through Cold Seas and History, Bockstoce, John R.
2 Bockstoce, John R. High Latitude, North Atlantic: 30,000 Miles through Cold Seas and History
Mystic, CT Mystic Seaport 2003 0939510820 / 9780939510825 First Paperback Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers scuffed, corners slightly curled. 
Foreword by Dennis Conner. Many color photos. Index, notes, chronology. The author relates his journey aboard the Belvedere during two decades of research sailing through the frigid waters of the Northwest Passage. ; Maritime; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 216 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Conquest of Mount McKinley, Browne, Belmore
3 Browne, Belmore The Conquest of Mount McKinley
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1956 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Owner name on front free endpaper, jacket rubbed and worn at edges. 
Illustrations by Bradford Washburn and Belmore Browne. Blue cloth. Map endpapers. xxx, 381 pp. , appendix, indices, photos. A revised edition of this 1913 mountaineering classic. Foreword by Vilhjalmur Stefansson. Introduction by Bradford Washburn. Mount McKinley is the Alaskan peak which has been rechristened Denali and is the highest point of elevation in North America. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Alone, Byrd, Richard E.
4 Byrd, Richard E. Alone
NY G. P. Putnam's Sons 1938 Sixth Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket soiled and edgeworn. Illustrated by Richard E. Harrison 
Navy cloth binding. ix, 296 pp. The polar explorer's account of the five months he spent alone in 1934 in a small shack on Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf recording meteorological data. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Crystal Desert: Summers in Antarctica, Campbell, David G.
5 Campbell, David G. The Crystal Desert: Summers in Antarctica
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1994 0395680824 / 9780395680827 First Paperback Edition Softcover Very Good; Winner of a Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship Award. Covers lightly scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. Index, references, notes. 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 308 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Lure of Alaska, Franck, Harry
6 Franck, Harry The Lure of Alaska
NY Frederick A. Stokes Co. 1939 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Stain at heel of spine. 
Gray cloth binding. Map endpapers. Many photos. A journey through Alaska twenty years before it became the 50th state. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 306 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Under the North Star: a Course on Alaska for Junior Boys and Girls, Gladfelter, Katharine E.
7 Gladfelter, Katharine E. Under the North Star: a Course on Alaska for Junior Boys and Girls
NY Friendship Press 1928 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Bibliography. Yellow cloth binding with dark blue design of stars and Arctic landscape on front boards. Boards lightly rubbed and soiled, else a clean, tight copy. 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 135 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Twin Grizzlies of Admiralty Island, Holzworth, John M.
8 Holzworth, John M. The Twin Grizzlies of Admiralty Island
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott 1932 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Spine sunned and soiled, foxing to first and last several pages. Orange pictorial cloth binding. 
Many black and white photographs. The story of twin grizzly bear cubs born on Admiralty Island in Alaska. ; 250 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Tuning the Rig:  A Journey to the Arctic, Oxenhorn, Harvey
9 Oxenhorn, Harvey Tuning the Rig: A Journey to the Arctic
NY Harper & Row 1990 0060163518 / 9780060163518 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
The author accompanied a scientific crew studying humpback whales from Boston to Newfoundland, Labrador and Greenland and back. ; 281 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Greenland Waters, Vaygouny, Margarite
10 Vaygouny, Margarite Greenland Waters
NY Macmillan 1954 First Printing Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket; Boards sunned and worn, top fourth of front free endpaper removed, jacket price-clipped and tattered. Illustrated by Creekmore, Raymond 
Blue cloth binding. The Danish-born author writes a story about an Inuit boy named Jako who lives in an igloo in Greenland with his family and loves to hunt seal and walrus, but his dream is to become an artist when he grows up. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 148 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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