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Hunters of the Great North (The Armchair: Stefansson, Vilhjalmur

Stefansson, Vilhjalmur

Published by Paragon House, New York (1990)

ISBN 10: 1557783373 ISBN 13: 9781557783370

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Item Description: Paragon House, New York, 1990. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: Near Fine. 1st Printing. First printing. Bright copy. 301 pp. Black & white illustrations and maps. "Renowned explorer Vilhjalmur Stefansson wrote Hunters of the Great North in 1922 after his third lengthy expedition to the polar regions. Recording his vivid impressions of the place, he depicts life among the Eskimos, speaks of whaling exploits, mountain journeys and boat trips, explains how to build a comfortable snowhouse, survive a storm, and hunt seals, caribou, and polar bears. Here are the adventures of the man who first saw the significance and potential of the Arctic for civilized people."Keywords: TRAVEL ADVENTURE NATURE NORTHERN ARCTIC REGION. Bookseller Inventory # 1770973

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Vilhjalmur Stefansson

Published by George G. Harrap (1927)

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Item Description: George G. Harrap, 1927. Book Condition: Good. Reprint. Boards have some wear with fading to spine. Content has toning with spotting in places. No DJ. Price label to pastedown. Bookseller Inventory # 9999-9990233152

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Stefansson, Vilhjalmur

Published by Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1922)

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Item Description: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1922. Hardback w/o dust jacket, purple cloth with white polar bear on cover, spine sun-faded, covers shows some light soiling, front hinge separation, previous owner inscription front endpaper, couple light brown stains, 301 pages, few b&w photo plates, two b&w fold-out maps in back, overall good condition. Bookseller Inventory # MW97

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Vilhjalmur Stefansson

Published by Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York, New York, USA (1922)

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Item Description: Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York, New York, USA, 1922. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 301 pp. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Black and white illustrations throughout. Two intact maps at rear. Spine and covers rubbed with light wear. Internally clean and unmarked. A very nice first edition copy offered for sale by Come By Chance Books- a small, family-run bookshop in beautiful Niagara on the Lake. Bookseller Inventory # 6603

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HUNTERS OF THE GREAT NORTH: Stefansson, Vilhjalmur

Stefansson, Vilhjalmur

Published by Harrap, London (1923)

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Item Description: Harrap, London, 1923. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. pp 287, (1), frontis. & other illus.(20+), as listed, 2 fold-out maps at rear. Ink inscr. to ffep. VG copy but with slight fading to top 1" of backstrip due to corresponding missing piece of d/j spine-panel. Bookseller Inventory # 000989

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Stefansson, Vilhjalmur

Published by Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York (1922)

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Item Description: Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York, 1922. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Illustrated in black and white, maps to endpapers. Book very good with some aging to boards, text block fine. Dust jacket showing wear and several chips along edges. Bookseller Inventory # 002487

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Stefansson, Vilhjalmur

Published by Harcourt, Brace & Co (1922)

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Item Description: Harcourt, Brace & Co, 1922. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. 1st Edition. hardback, 8vo, blue cloth lettered white and with an image of a polar bear to upper board, some light foxing o/w a well preserved tightly bound copy in a worn pictorial dust wrapper that is protected in a non-adhesive clear film sleeve, inscribed copy 'to Joan Ross, who according to her father's account, wants to be an explorer, from her father's friend', signed and dated by the author, folding maps to rear, b&w plates, 301pp. Inscribed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 211349

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SREFANSSON, VILHJALMUR.

Published by Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1922]., New York (1922)

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Item Description: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1922]., New York, 1922. First edition. First edition. Signed by the author on the title page. Dark blue cloth, titles and device stamped in white ink, vii [blank], 301 pp. plus two folding maps, frontis., preface, illustrated, maps, errata sheet. The author has written many books on Alaska, the Indians there, explorations, diseases of the Eskimo, etc. Here he describes hunting big game in the cold North. Former owner's inked name on the front pastedown sheet, inked gift inscription on the front fly leaf, spine and spine letters are dull, interior is clean and maps are in fine condition, else a very good copy. WICKERSHAM 387. Bookseller Inventory # 32719

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Hunters of the Great North: Stefansson, Vilhjalmur

Stefansson, Vilhjalmur

Published by George G Harrap & Company Ltd, London (1923)

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Item Description: George G Harrap & Company Ltd, London, 1923. Cloth. Book Condition: Fine. No Jacket. First Edition. 288 pages. Slightly bowed covers. White titles on dark blue boards. Inscribed by author to his fellow traveler and fellow classmate at Harvard, Gerrit Forbes (Forbes 500 family) wishing him good luck on his African hunting trip, dated October 1, 1923. Illustrated with photographic plates, two folded maps at the rear. The MacKenzie river, through 2000 miles of Indian territory, Eskimos, whaling fleet, lost, life at Tuktuyaktok, Eskimo skin boat, on a raft down Porcupine river, hunt caribou, seals, polar bears. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Inscribed By Author. Bookseller Inventory # 16163

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Stefansson, V.

Published by Harcourt Brace, NY (1922)

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Item Description: Harcourt Brace, NY, 1922. Hardcover. Book Condition: VG+. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First. 301 pp, ill. Folding map in rear. The great explorer's journeys north and south of the Arctic circle. Incl. some big game hunting. Great adventure.The book appears hardly read but the cloth is faded on spine and tops of both covers. The corners look like new. A few pages bumped at bottom. THe scarce dj has some creases and small chips. Bookseller Inventory # 470

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Hunters of the Great North [Signed]: Stefansson, Vilhjalmur

Stefansson, Vilhjalmur

Published by Harcourt Brace, New York (1922)

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Item Description: Harcourt Brace, New York, 1922. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very good. Inscribed by the author, Hanover, NY 18 Feb 1958, on the ffep; with a second inscription below, apparently also by Stefansson. Narrative of how Stefansson became an explorer, and of his first trip to the Arctic, and how to live there. (iv) 301pp, frontis, ills, maps at endpapers. Orig. pale blue cloth with mylar protected original pictorial dj. Dj rubbed, esp at spine. Internally bright and fresh. Bookseller Inventory # 15208

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Watson, Robert

Published by Ottawa Graphic Publishers Limited 1930 (1930)

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Item Description: Ottawa Graphic Publishers Limited 1930, 1930. Book Condition: very good. 1st Edition. 259pp. 12 mo in original pictorial beige cloth and dust jacket with frontispiece portrait and illustrations in text from photos. Lettering on spine faded, with lightly bumped corners in dust jacket with short closed tear and faded spine lettering. Very scarce in dust jacket. very good Peel 3236. Juvenile fiction. Bookseller Inventory # 104256

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Hunters of the Great North: STEFANSSON, Vilhjalmur

STEFANSSON, Vilhjalmur

Published by Harcourt, Brace & Co., New York (1922)

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Item Description: Harcourt, Brace & Co., New York, 1922. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co., (1922) First Edition, Inscribed and signed."Inscribed for Daniel Dimond" .Stefansson 1929. 8vo, 301pages, with a prospectus of the Explorer (probably from a lecture) laid in, numerous photographic plates and (2) fold-out maps. Original purple cloth, clean & full white lettering on spine and cover with Polar Bear illustration. Some small loss to upper left coner of dustjacket, otherwise, in very good condition .Details Stefansson's first trip to the arctic and the lessons he learned living with the eskimo. Size: 8vo. Inscribed and Signed By Author. Bookseller Inventory # 025934

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HUNTERS OF THE GREAT NORTH: STEFANSSON, Vilhjalmur

STEFANSSON, Vilhjalmur

Published by Harcourt Brace, c1922, New York (1922)

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Item Description: Harcourt Brace, c1922, New York, 1922. Hardcover. First Edition. Octavo, violet pictorial cloth stamped in white. pp [2], (viii), 301 + numerous plates and two folding maps at rear. Light corner wear at ends of lightly darkened spine; very light spots to front cover; cracked front inner hinge neatly repaired; else a VG clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy, delicate white cover stamping intact, no flaking. Inscribed by the author "To S.J. Woolf, the day he struggled (and succeeded !) with a portrait of Vihjalmur Stefansson. October 7 1939". Samuel Johnson Woolf (1880-1948), was a "Preeminent American portrait draughtsman of his generation; drew from life nearly every major American figure in politics, business, the arts and letters, medicine, science, etc. as well as many leading contemporary European personalities; also a journalist whose articles were published in the New York times for two decades." - American Museum of Natural History website. The Museum holds the original portrait, in charcoal heightened with Chinese white. The great explorer's expedition to the Eskimos of the Mackenzie Delta region and northern Alaska, 1906-07, his first trip to the North. Inscribed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 41999

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Hunters of the Great North: Stefansson, Vilhjalmur

Stefansson, Vilhjalmur

Published by Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York (1946)

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Item Description: Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York, 1946. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 8vo. vii,(1), 301pp. Blue cloth printed in white. Map endpapers. Illustrated with photographs. A couple of minor spots to the cloth, small light marginal stain on last few pages and on the dustwrapper else a very good copy. The dustwrapper has been clipped. It has a closed marginal tear on the reverse and some rubbing and general wear but is in good condition. Inscribed by the author on a preliminary blank: For Peter Call", 1947, and another inscription from Peter Call "to a young signet", 1953. Bookseller Inventory # 19470

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