Along Alaska's Great River : A Popular Account of the Travels of the AlaskaExploring Expedition of 1883, Along the Great Yukon River, from Its Source to Its Mouth, in the British North-West Territory, and in the Territory of Alaska

By: SCHWATKA, Frederick

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SCHWATKA, Frederick. Along Alaska's Great River : A Popular Account of the Travels of the Alaska Exploring Expedition of 1883, Along the Great Yukon River, from Its Source to Its Mouth, in the British North-West Territory, and in the Territory of Alaska. New York : Cassell & Company, Limited, (copyright 1885). Pp (12),[9]-360. Illustrated (20 illustrations taken from photographs by Mr. Homan, 20 illustrations from sketches by Sergeant Gloster, and 29 illustrations from diagram and plans by the author and others). Maps (including one large folding map in front pocket). Index. 8vo, original green cloth covers with gilt lettering to front cover and spine, bevelled edges, top edge gilt. Tourville, Alaska: A Bibliography 4019; Hemstock & Cooke, Yukon Bibliography, Update 1963-1970 K-175; Arctic Bibliography 15598. Contents : 1. Introductory. 2. The Inland Passage to Alaska. 3. In the Chilkat Country. 4. Over the Mountain Pass. 5. Along the Lakes. 6. A Chapter about Rafting. 7. The Grand Canyon of the Yukon. 8. Down the River to Selkirk. 9.Through the Upper Ramparts. 10. Through the Yukon Flat-lands. 11. Through the Lower Ramparts and end of the Raft Journey. 12. Down the River, and Home. Appendix. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Some wear to spine ends and corners, light scuffing, some foxing to flyleaves, a small tear to endpaper, else a nice copy.300.00

Title: Along Alaska's Great River : A Popular Account of the Travels of the AlaskaExploring Expedition of 1883, Along the Great Yukon River, from Its Source to Its Mouth, in the British North-West Territory, and in the Territory of Alaska

Author Name: SCHWATKA, Frederick

Categories: 81,

Publisher: Cassell & Company, Limited, New York, 1885,:

Seller ID: 103382

Keywords: NAUTICAL ALASKA YUKON RIVER EXPEDITION EXPLORATION ARCTIC POLAR UNITED STATES,