Publication: Press of M Day & Co, 1843, New York
10 3/4" x 7 3/4" in colorful pictorial wrappers showing a husky on the left side and a colorful totem pole on the right side of the cover panel. 40 pp., illustrations, map. Romantic depiction of Sailing Sheltered Seas to the Land of the Midnight Sun. Descriptions of what the tourist can expect to see while cruising through the Inside Passage, to Ketchikan, Wrangell, Juneau, the Gastineau Channel, Skagway, Sitka, Cordova, the Columbia Glacier, Valdez, Seward, Fairbanks, etc. Much information about traveling the famous "Golden Belt Line Tour" via the Alaska Railroad. Listing of 6 cruises and tours for the summer season, lasting from 11-23 days. Inside rear wrapper is a pocked containing a 22" x 32" color map of Alaska showing the various routes. Map has splitting at some folds and with 1/4" x 1/2" chip missing at one fold. Illustrations of various scenes, printed in green, red, pink or burnt orange at bottom of every page to include illustrations of Victoria, the Grenville Channel, Chief Shake's House, Alaska-Juneau gold mining company, Lake Eyak, Kennecott, interiors of various cabins, etc. Black and white photographs opposite each page of text to include photos of the various ships' interiors and exteriors, Fairbanks, Seward, Child's Glacier, Mount Fairweather, Chilkoot, Ketchikan, etc. Wrappers lightly soiled with rubbing to spine, light chipping to bottom edge and foxing to rear wrapper. Very good. Filled with information, this is a nicely produced booklet.
Inventory Number: 39433