Thirty Years In The Golden North First English translation by Paul Selver

Welzl, Jan

Published by New York: Macmilllan Co., 1932
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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New York: Macmilllan Co. 1932. First Edition in English. 8vo, 336pp., fold-out map. Original light green cloth with bright gilt lettering on cover and spine. Covers are in Very Good condition showing only slight fading to the upper part of front board Ð otherwise very clean. Internally: Near Fine condition with no inscription, foxing or folds with tight hinges, rough cut pages on bottom and side. Foreword by Karel Capek. Introduction by Bedrich Golombek and Edvard Valenta. Translated from the original Czech edition of 1930 by Paul Selver. A Near Fine copy in a Very Good dust-jacket. A well-written and easy to read first-hand account of Jan Welzl, a Czech by birth, who decided to seek his fortune searching for gold and furs in the Far Northern areas including Russian Siberia, the Canadian Yukon and Alaska. This is the captivating story of his arduous journeys by land and sea that ultimately led him to New Siberia, an island in the Arctic Ocean. The first English translation provides a clear telling his life for over 30 years among the Eskimo and gold miners. Arctic Bibliography 19282. Bookseller Inventory # UTX112

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Title: Thirty Years In The Golden North First ...

Publisher: New York: Macmilllan Co.

Publication Date: 1932

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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