Report of a Military Reconnaisance in Alaska Made in 1883: Schwatka, Frederick

Report of a Military Reconnaisance in Alaska Made in 1883

Schwatka, Frederick

Published by Government Printing Office, Washington, 1885
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Octavo. The author's first work. 121pp., 20 large folding maps, illustrations. Schwatka was the first lieutenant of the third Cavalry, aid-de-camp to department commander, commanding. He was joined by six other men to assist in the expedition of locating the boundary between the territory of Alaska and the British America along with those people and various Indian tribes who inhabit the areas. A very nice , clean copy bound in 3/4 brown morocco over marbled paper covered boards with matching endpapers, flat spine lettered in gilt with blind stamped ruled compartments, spine and edges rubbed. No plates or names. A very nice copy. Bookseller Inventory # 019379

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Title: Report of a Military Reconnaisance in Alaska...

Publisher: Government Printing Office, Washington

Publication Date: 1885

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