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The diary of the first non-native woman to live on the remote Alaskan Pribilof Islands in 1879-1880, illustrated with her own drawings: a true story that reads like a historical novel.
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Libby Beaman was the first American woman to travel to the Alaskan Pribilof Islands. Based on her diary, the tale of Libby, her husband, and the powerful first officer is told in all its passion. 20 line drawings.About the Author:
Betty John (1907-1997) authored three children's books, "Hummingbirds", "El Captano Pelicano Café", and "Seloe", which is based on Libby's notes about the seals' life cycle. She served as a war correspondent during World War II, and her experiences gave rise to her book Flak Bait. In addition, she wrote plays, magazine articles, and an internationally syndicated medical column.
Betty John was perhaps best known as the founder, with her late husband Dr. Henry J. John of the first camp for diabetic children. As a designer-craftsman she also won international awards for her liturgical enamels.
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Book Description Council Oak Books, Tulsa, OK, 1988. Hardcover. Condition: New. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Second printing 1988 of the first edition from 1987. Hardcover in decorated tooled board with paper label on front cover and cloth spine boards without DJ as issued. Condition new, square tight and crisp book, sharp corners, no names no underlinings no highlights no bent page corners, not a reminder. 4to, 206 pages, illustrated with drawings and historic images. Seller Inventory # 016080
Book Description Council Oak Books, 1995. Condition: Brand New. New. Seller Inventory # A22129
Book Description Council Oak Books, 1995. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0933031092
Book Description Council Oak Books. Condition: new. Seller Inventory # think0933031092
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # M-0933031092
Book Description Council Oak Books, 1995. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0933031092