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Travel And Adventure In The Territory Of Alaska, Formerly Russian America - Now Ceded To The United States - And In Various Other Parts Of The North Pacific


Published by John Murray, London, 1868
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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8vo(22 x 13.7 cm). Original red cloth. Collation: [vii] viii-xix, [1-List of illustrations], [1] 2-331pp. + folding map at rear. The binding is in very good condition with slight wear to covers and hinges (occasional breaks). The title, author and publisher are in gilt on spine. Gilt vignette on cover illustrates travelers loading snow sled with resting dogs. Internal condition of book is very good and without marks. The title page has embossed stamp of presentation from publisher. "This is one of the best works produced on the Russian-American Overland Telegraph Expedition of 1865-66. Whymper joined the expedition at Vancouver, sketching and recording his experiences at Sitka, St. Michael, Pertropavlovsk, Anadyr River, and at Nulato and on the Yukon. Whymper's account, and his artwork, constitute one of the most significant contributions to Alaska description of this period." (Haycox, Alaska Biblio. P. 254). Bookseller Inventory # 0000184

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Title: Travel And Adventure In The Territory Of ...

Publisher: John Murray, London

Publication Date: 1868

Binding: Original Cloth

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First edition.

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