Title: The Story of Alaska.
Publisher: Lowman & Hanford, Caldwell, Idaho
Publication Date: 1931
Edition: First edition.
9" x 6". 239pp. Brown cloth with gilt lettering, in dust wrapper. Near fine condition; the uncommon jacket is worn and used with several tape repaired tears. With a preface by Edmond S. Meany. This is a complete history of Alaska beginning with the Russian Voyages of Discovery in 1728, and continuing with the rebellion of the Aleuts, Russian colonies, the transfer of Alaska to the United States, whaling, fur trading, gold, copper and coal, and more. This copy bears an ink inscription on the first leaf "To James Griffth Stephens with compliments of the Publishers, Lowman & Hanford.April 27 1933." Stephens was a mining engineer who spent considerable time in Alaska searching for gold. Bookseller Inventory # 20122
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