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Image for Arctic Odyssey: The Diary of Diamond Jenness, 1913-1916

Arctic Odyssey: The Diary of Diamond Jenness, 1913-1916

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Canadian Museum of Civilization: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 431H4126

ISBN: 066012906X

Condition: Good


066012906X xliii, 859 pages. Footnotes, references, index. Black and white diagrams and reproductions of photos. "Provides insight at a ground level of Jenness' long, tough voyage of discovery, so that anyone interested in Arctic America or Canadian studies will find this journal a rare and enriching experience. Further, for Arctic scholars, this journal presents the detailed context for those pioneer monographs that launched the career of young Jenness and led to his becoming Canada's pre-eminent anthropologist." - dust jacket. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. Modest... View more info

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The Alaska Sportsman June 1945 (The Biggest Prize of All, Vol.X1 No. 6)

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Ketchikan, Alaska, Alaska Magazine: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H1358

ISBN: B002GJPUOO

Condition: Good


B002GJPUOO 42 pages. Many black and white photos. Features: The Biggest Prize of All - A Memorable fishing trip to Eagle River; Interrupted Journey - a springtime trip to the interior; For Mukluk or Parka - the Eskimo housewife is proficient at skin sewing; Fur Trapping and Ranching - the 5th of 6th articles in a series of 'What to Expect in Alaska"; A Dogface's Dog Team - a gift of a husky pup involved a sailor in the intricacies of raising and training sled dogs; Photo of Mrs. E.W. Parker astride a large brown bear that charged her and her husband; and more. Average wear. Unmarked. ... View more info

The Alaska-Yukon Wild Flowers Guide

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Alaska Northwest Publishing: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 35204108

ISBN: 0882400320

Condition: Fair


0882400320 218 pages. Colour photographs and line drawings abound. Describes over 160 species from every geographic area of Alaska. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. Good reference copy. View more info

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Wolves in Canada and Alaska/Cat No Cw65-8-45E (Canadian Wildlife Service Report Series)

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Canadian Government Pub Centre: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 351G3403

ISBN: 0660113783

Condition: Fair


0660113783 135 pages. Proceedings of the Wolf Symposium held in Edmonton, Alberta, 12-14 May, 1981. Includes submissions such as: A Perspective on the taxonomy of wolves in North America; Status and Management of wolves in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec; Historical and Present status of wolves in the NWT; Status and management of wolves in the Yukon Terrritory; Historical and present perspectives on wolf management in Alaska; Population dynamics of wolves; Social influence on reproduction in wolves; Considerations in wolf management related to genetic variability and... View more info

Aurora Borealis: The Amazing Northern Lights (Alaska Geographic)

By: Akasofu, Syun-Ichi; Akasofu, S.I.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Anchorage, AK, U.S.A., Alaska Geographic Society: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35208064

ISBN: 0882401246

Condition: Good


0882401246 95 pages. Profusely illustrated in both colour and black and white. Written by one of the world's authorities on auroras, a professor of geophysics at the University of Alaska. "In these pages you will be introduced to the history of auroral science and the development of our understanding of the phenomenon, and we'll explain, in layman's language, what we now know about how the aurora works. Finally, the reasons for auroral study today will be outlined, with particular emphasis on its great relevance to our technological future." - from the introduction. Unmarked. Aver... View more info

Image for Collection of Eight Cruise Menus, Circa 1940s, from the S.S. Yukon Star - Alaska Cruise Lines,  Featuring Dog Illustrations By Josephine Crumrine

Collection of Eight Cruise Menus, Circa 1940s, from the S.S. Yukon Star - Alaska Cruise Lines, Featuring Dog Illustrations By Josephine Crumrine

By: Alaska Cruise Lines, Ltd.

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Alaska Cruise Lines, Ltd.: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 652H2779

Condition: Very Good


Lot of 8 four-page menus from the S.S. Yukon Star, each measuring 8.5" x 5.5" and featuring a charming color cover illustrations of a notable Alaskan dog, with brief write-ups of each dog on back page. Dogs include: Blizzard - owned by Slim Williams; Two Husky puppies; Wolf - raced by Mary Joyce in the Alaska Dog Derby; Cheechako - owned by Lieutenant Colonel Francis E. Maslin; Rye - given to the Army at Chilkoot Barracks by Mary Joyce; Mageik - Father Hubbard's famous sled dog; Jack - racing dog owned by Grover Bayless of Fairbanks; and Smokey - a favorite among forty army dogs forme... View more info

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Kenai Pathways: A Guide to the Outstanding Wildland Trails of Alaska's Kenai Peninsula

By: Allen, David

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Alaska, Alaska Natural History Assn: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 731H3327

ISBN: 0930931149

Condition: Good


0930931149 31 pages. Black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. "In this story of the Unegkurmiut, learn about the ways of a maritime hunter and gatherer." - back cover. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this informative introductory work. View more info

Ways Harsh and Wild

By: Andersen, Doris

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Douglas West Pub: 1973

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 72509611

ISBN: 0888940270

Condition: Good


0888940270 239 pages including bibliography. A story of adventure and hardship in the Yukon and Alaska of goldrush days. But even more, it is an account of four people who courted this adventure and endured this hardship. Usual library markings. Average wear. View more info

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The Apostle of Alaska - The Story of William Duncan of Metlakahtla

By: Arctander, John W.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: New York, Fleming H. Revell Company: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 422G0029

Condition: Fair


395 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. Fold-out map. Usual library markings. Heavily worn. A worthy reading copy. Wickersham 1479. View more info

Image for Peep Show Magazine, May-June 1952, Vol. 1, No. 8 - Jean Williams Cover Photo

Peep Show Magazine, May-June 1952, Vol. 1, No. 8 - Jean Williams Cover Photo

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Derby, CT, N-E-W-S Publishing Corporation: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H2499

Condition: Good


50 pages, loaded with tempting black and white photos of models including: Pat Williams; Jessica Rogers; Lisa Belle from Quebec; Rusty Davis dancing in Alaska; Anne Marie Coffinet (voted by Southern GIs as "The Girl With the Extra Oomph"); Frances Lee; Billy Davis; Nina Faure; Eve Adams; Nicole Francis; Lisa Lee; Angel Waters; Renee de Pure; Lana Wong; Linda Bishop; Kayo Terry; Double-jointed Glynda Glenn; April Brooks; Obese couple Pappy Carter and Baby Thelma; Icel Condon; Sugar Cane; Tempest Storm; Melodee Lane; Christiane Bage and her python; Alice Allgood; Italian Ladies Silvano M... View more info

Image for Sights and Scenes of the World: A Series of Magnificent Photographic Views Embracing the World of Nature and Art, People's Series, No. 18, 24 February 1894

Sights and Scenes of the World: A Series of Magnificent Photographic Views Embracing the World of Nature and Art, People's Series, No. 18, 24 February 1894

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $119.95

Publisher: Chicago, W.B. Conkey Company: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 827C6797

Condition: Fair


16 pages. 13" x 10.5" oblong. Wonderful full-page black and white photos of: Oxford Street, London; Cheapside, London - wonderful busy street scene; Abbottsford, The Home of Sir Walter Scott; The Glyptothek in Munich; General View of Syracuse, Italy; Palace of the Luxembourg, Paris; Riddarholms Church, Stockholm; Mosque of Tulun, Cairo; The Tomb of Rachel; Lick Observatory, Mt. Hamilton, California; Singapore Water Carriers' Wagon; The United States Navy Yark, Brooklyn; Glacier Bay, Alaska; The City of Guanajuato, Mexico; Famous Places in London - London Bridge, The Old Curiosity Sh... View more info

Image for The New Highway and Resources Map Series No. 10 of British Columbia, Alberta, the Yukon and Part of Alaska and the North West Territories

The New Highway and Resources Map Series No. 10 of British Columbia, Alberta, the Yukon and Part of Alaska and the North West Territories

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Mundy Map Co.: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228C9712

Condition: Very Good


32"x20". A four-colour map compiled from the latest Aerial surveys and showing the new developments - See Pine Point, Mica Creek and the Rocky Mountain Trench. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Appears to be specifically intended for those interested in exploring for and developing the vast natural resources of this large area. View more info

Image for Lake Bennett Lunch Stop: Picture Post Card (PPC) Colour Photo of a White Pass & Yukon Railway Train at Lake Bennett

Lake Bennett Lunch Stop: Picture Post Card (PPC) Colour Photo of a White Pass & Yukon Railway Train at Lake Bennett

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Evergreen Press Ltd.: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 349G1992

Condition: Good


Undated - perhaps circa 1960. Nice colour photo of train aside Lake Bennett with list of menu items. Average wear. Some soiling to back side. Unused. A worthy copy. View more info

Image for Jetwings International, April 2009: Monthly Magazine of Jet Airways - Music Trails from Dublin to Perth

Jetwings International, April 2009: Monthly Magazine of Jet Airways - Music Trails from Dublin to Perth

By: B, Ravi

Price: $49.95

Publisher: India, Jet Airways: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 543G1750

Condition: Very Good


88 pages. Colour photography throughout. Text in English. Features: Photo featue on glacial Alaska; Western Classical Music in Prague; Romantic Paris; Ireland's great literateurs; and more. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. View more info

Image for The Alaska Sportsman Magazine, June 1952, Volume XVIII, Number 6 - Pictorial Number

The Alaska Sportsman Magazine, June 1952, Volume XVIII, Number 6 - Pictorial Number

By: Barkdull, Calvin H.; Meyers, Larry; Sarvela, Myrth Benjamin; Edward B. Lung; Wikstrom, Robert C.; Harrigan, J.M.; Keller, Al

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Ketchikan, Alaska, Alaska Magazine Publishing Company: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 536G1215

Condition: Fair


58 pages. Dozens of great black and white photos. Features: Great vintage ads including Alaska salmon, Remington ammo, Ketchikan Spruce Mills, and many more; The opening of the Hart Highway in B.C.; I Saw Soapy Smith of Skagway Killed - Frank H. Reid gave his life to rid the city of organized anarchy - many photos with article; He Wrestled a Wolf; Blarney Stone at Sitka; Dawson; From Ketchikan to Barrow; Sourdough Pete (cartoon); The S.S. Humboldt; Honk the caribou - an honorary member of the Army; and more. Complete and intact. Above-average wear. Bit of writing on front cover. A worthy... View more info

The remarkable world of Frances Barkley, 1769-1845

By: Barkley, Frances

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Sidney, BC, Gray's Pub: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41301953

ISBN: 0888260776

Condition: Fair


0888260776 232 pages including index. Abundantly illustrated in black and white. Frances Barkley's "Reminiscences," published here for the first time, contain her descriptions of their life at sea, and visits to South America, India, China, and what is now known as Alaska and British Columbia. Author has added a wealth of interesting detail on the Barkleys and the world of their time. Offers an intriguing view of the eighteenth century and of a high-spirited woman in British Columbia's past. Dab of liquid paper atop first page. Prior owner's name and blind stamp upon half-title p... View more info

Image for The New York Times Magazine, October (Oct.) 25, 1970 -  Richard Ottinger / Ronald Reagan / Militants Who Play with Dynamite are White

The New York Times Magazine, October (Oct.) 25, 1970 - Richard Ottinger / Ronald Reagan / Militants Who Play with Dynamite are White

By: Barthel, Joan; Tiger, Lionel; Greene, Wade; Buckley, Tom; Roberts, Steven V.; Friedman, Saul; Brenton, M.; Crenshaw, M.A.; Claiborne, C.; Reif, R.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, The New York Times: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 202G4112

Condition: Good


132 pages. Features: Adam and Eve cover; Great color fashion ads; Blackglama; Quana ties; Swank cuff links of the world; How to Merchandise an Actor on TV - article with photo of Dick Linke and his star client Andy Griffith.Miracord 770H ad features photo of Doc Severinsen; Alaska fur seal coat by The Fouke Company; Photo of Gomer Pyle (another Dick Linke client) being yelled at by his sergeant (Frank Sutton); Swakara black lamb coat from South Africa; Is Male Dominance a Sexist Plot?; The Militants Who Play with Dynamite - with mush shots of Cathlyn Platt Wilkerson, Bernardine Rae Dohrn, Dwi... View more info

Image for Flying Magazine, August 1920, Volume IX, No. 7

Flying Magazine, August 1920, Volume IX, No. 7

By: Bartlett, Alice Hunt; Woodhouse, Henry; Veit, Sidney B.;

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, Flying Association, Inc.: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G1134

Condition: Good


Pages 417-480. Many magnificent illustrated ads for manufacturers including United States Rubber, Cantilever Aero Company, Wyman-Gordon Company, J.L. Aircraft Corporation, Vickers, Caproni, Curtiss, American Dirigible Balloon Syndicate, Farman Aeroplanes, Quality Snap Rings, plus a great centerfold ad for the Lawson Airline Company of Milwaukee. The Farman ad is particularly outstanding as it features a photo of their "Goliath" in flight, as well as a list of the company's world records. Articles: Patrollers of the Skies; U.S. is ahead of world in Aerial transportation; Post Office d... View more info

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On & Off Alaskan Trails

By: Baxter, Dow (Et Al)

Price: $195.00

Publisher: USA, Privately Published: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 431H4091

ISBN: B000YC747G

Condition: Good


B000YC747G 184 pages. Black and white diagrams and photographic plates. Map endpapers. Gilt lettering upon red cloth. Authors kept a log while trekking the wilds of Alaska to study the forests and forest diseases of the state. They experienced "a big country of mountains, timber, game, salmon rivers, and glaciers, The pleasure derived from this simple account was so great that we decided to allow others to share it with us. It is our wish that you may tramp, eat, and camp with our party each day." - Preface. No dust jacket, apparently as issued. Unmarked with average wear. Bi... View more info

Bell's Mile By Mile Alaska Yukon and British Columbia Travel Guide

By: Bell, Timothy: Editor

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Bell's Alaska Travel Guide: 1994

Edition: Thirty-Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 74508502

Condition: Very Good


432 pages including index. All towns and highways described in detail mile-by-mile. Accommodations. Campgrounds. Emergency Services. Ferry Information. City maps. Alaska Railroad. Local History. What to see and do. Underlining and marginalia upon several pages. Very light wear. Attractive colour glossy covers. Please note: fold-out map not included. View more info