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Travels and Adventure in the Territory of Alaska: Formerly Russian America- Now Ceded Tot he United Sates- And in Various Other Parts of the North Pacific

Whymper, Frederick

Published by Harper & Bros, New York, 1869
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From Hirschfeld Galleries (Saint Louis, MO, U.S.A.)

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This book was published after the purchase of Alaska by the United States, from Russia, for a total of 7 million dollars. The front cover is decorated with a scene from Arctic exploration, namely a dog team and a sled, with explorers loading supplies on this vehicle. This scene, and the lettering along the spine, are done in gilt. Some ripples of cloth along spine. Tidal mark along bottom right corner of most pages. The book contains some spectacular black and white engravings of northwestern wildernesses, and one fold-out map of the Bering See Littoral. 353 pages. Size: 8tvo. Bookseller Inventory # 009208

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Title: Travels and Adventure in the Territory of ...

Publisher: Harper & Bros, New York

Publication Date: 1869

Binding: Brown Deco Cloth w Gilt

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dj as Issued

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Hirschfeld Galleries, Established in 1930, is a full-line used, collectible, rare, and antiquarian book dealer located in Saint Louis, Missouri. Our collection comprises over 100,000 items, collected over 5 generations. We specialize in fine bindings, first editions, private press, early printed, and incunabula. We are happy to consult to institutions, private collectors, and the trade. We can offer appraisals, rare book searches, and collection advice.

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