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Gold Hunting In Alaska As Told By Joseph Grinnell. Dedicated To Disappointed Gold-Hunters The World Over.  Joseph Grinnell [Edited By Elizabeth Grinnell]

Gold Hunting In Alaska As Told By Joseph Grinnell. Dedicated To Disappointed Gold-Hunters The World Over.

Joseph Grinnell [Edited By Elizabeth Grinnell]

Publication: David C Cook Publishing Company, 1901, Chicago

First edition. 8vo. Burgundy cloth/marbled boards. 96 pp., preface, double column, illustrated. Arctic Bibliography 6243 says "The author's diary, June 1898-Sept. 1899, written while prospecting in the Kotzbue Sound and Nome regions. Includes notes on climate, traveling conditions, the natives and life among the prospectors." An interesting and informative account, and the photographs add much to the narrative. Light soiling t paste down sheet and to free front fly leaf along with covers and spine lightly rubbed and faded and with rubbing to fore edges and to top and bottom boards. Very good.

Inventory Number: 40697

$150.00