Old Yukon: Tales - Trails - and Trials

By: Wickersham, Hon. James

Price: $169.95

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Book Condition: Fair


514 pages. Archival black and white illustrations. An exciting look back at the early days of Alaska. The thirty chapters include such topics as Vigilante Days of '98 at Dyea and Skagway, Dawson and the Klondike Mines, American Occupancy of the Yukon Basin, Rafting Down the Kantishna River, Animla Migration from Asia to Alaska, The Judge Tried by a Miner's Meeting, and many more. Author served as U.S. District Judge in Alaska 1900-1908, Alaska Congressman for 14 years, and as Editor for seven volumes of "Alaska Law Reports". Prior owner names atop front free endpaper and title page. Above-average wear and soiling to blue boards. Few coffee drops to fore-edge. Contents in quality condition. Endpapers yellowed but contents remain bright. Binding intact. Worthy working copy.