Aghvook, White Eskimo. Otto Geist and Alaskan Archaeology: Keim, Charles S.

Aghvook, White Eskimo. Otto Geist and Alaskan Archaeology

Keim, Charles S.

Published by The University of Alaska Press, College (1969)
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Octavo. First printing. Inscribed presentation copy by the author. 313 pp. with a foreword by Naturalist Olaus J. Murie. Illustrated with 77 photographs, 4 color frontispiece, line drawings and index. The story of Otto Geist "Aghvook" the Eskimo called him. He has become an archeologist and before his death amassed thousands of artifacts and natural history specimens. He gave this outstanding collection to the University of Alaska. Keim has written a panoramic profile not only chronicles the milestones in Geist's professional career but highlights his personal life a well. An accurate and compelling study of one of the most vital characters ever to work in the territory and state of Alaska.Bound in white cloth lettered and stamped in silver backed in blue cloth, spine lettering silver, spine faded, book leaning just a bit, some soiling to rear board, in pictorial dust jacket rubbed. Bookseller Inventory # 006877

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Title: Aghvook, White Eskimo. Otto Geist and ...

Publisher: The University of Alaska Press, College (1969)

Edition: First Edition.

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