Seattle: 1902. Many photo illustrations by E. A. Hegg. 126pp. Oblong 4to, original tan cloth, spine rebacked in new black cloth, covers soiled, front flyleaf and some margins of plates lightly soiled, upper right corners of plates creased, inner hinge strengthened. Seattle, (1902). First Edition. Entire text is published photo illustrations of Alaska and the Yukon Territory. There is one folding panorama of Dawson, Yukon Territory. The images are bright.
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Seattle: Farwest Lithograph and Printing Co., 1939. Map. Color Lithograph. 21" x 28". This beautifully colored map of Alaska and the Gulf of Alaska shows the Alaskan boat lines from Seattle and was first drawn by Edward Camy for the Alaska Steamship Company in 1934. A great pictographic map, includes an inset showing the Alaska Railways route from Seward to Fairbanks and the Richardson Automobile Highway. The bottom of the map shows a series of cartoons of events on the...
Seattle: Moutaineers Books, 2003. Many color photo Illus. Square 4to, black cloth, d.w. Seattle: Moutaineers Books, (2003). Near Fine Signed by Subhankar Banerjee on a bookplate.
illus. 235pp. 8vo, cloth, d.w. (Caldwell): Caxton, 1958. First Edition. vg History of Russian Alaska.
New York: Scribner, 1934. Illustrated. 301pp. 8vo, beige cloth; (cloth lightly soiled). New York: Scribner's 1934. Voyages of a schooner to Greenland, the Arctic, and the Northern Pacific from 1925 to 1933. Half-page inscription by the author on the front flyleaf and a 1 page a.l.s. by the author laid in.
A New Edition. 3 maps, 2 folding, 1 double-page. 23 plates, 4 of which are lithographs and double-page. 2 vols. 8vo, modern 3/4 calf, gilt spines; (head of spine of volume I worn and calf covers rubbed, back corner of volume II lightly worn, otherwise very good). London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1831. Second Octavo Edition. Internally a bright and tight copy. "Beechey account includes details on the Bounty mutiny taken from the narrative of John Adams, the last...
Paris: Jacques-Francois Benard, 1785. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 15.25" x 26". 1785. This important map of the North Pacific covers the northwest coast of America including Alaska east as far as the Hudson Bay and the northeast coast of Asia including Kamchatka. Published in French, the map is based on a Russian manuscript map and is the first French edition of the official account of Captain James Cook's Third Voyage in the HMS Revolution between 1778 and...
Edinburgh: A. & C. Black. Map. Color lithograph. Image measures 16.5" x 22". Repair to center fold, left margin. Otherwise in very good condition. This detailed and lucid map of Canada is the east sheet of a larger grouping of maps by A.C. Black. It describes the area around the Gulf of St. Lawrence, including Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, and the Anticosti Islands. Published circa 1854, the map was made only a few years after Nova...
Edinburgh: A. & C. Black, 1859. Map. Color lithograph. Image measures 17.25" x 23.75". This map of the United States offers an up-to-date description of the country in 1857, only a few years before the outbreak of the Civil War. The salience of the issue of slavery is apparent in the map's design, as text in the key provides a space for an alternate color for slave states. However, interestingly, the coloring on this copy of the map uses two...
Fairhaven: Edward J. Lefkowicz, 1983. 12 color plates by William Gilkerson, text Illus. viii, 48pp. Oblong elephant folio, publisher's 1/2 blue leather with blue cloth. Fairhaven: Edward J. Lefkowicz, 1983. Limited First Edition. Fine Laid in loose, without the separate portfolio cloth binding, are an additional 12 color lithographed plates which are duplicates of the plates in the book by William Gilkerson. Each duplicate is signed by the artist in pencil. This book is number 309 of 400 copies with...
Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press, 1973. Illus. 567pp. 8vo, blue cloth, d.w. lightly soiled, otherwise very good. Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press, (1973).
New York: Times Books, 1972. Color illus. 4to, cloth-backed pict. boards. New York, (1972). American Wilderness, Time-Life Books.
Anchorage: Alaska Geographic Association, 2009. Many color Illus. 64pp. 8vo, pr. wrs. Anchorage: Alaska Geographic Association, (2009). Very good.
illus. 8vo, cloth, d.w.; (torn d.w.). New York, 1953. Observations of a naturalist during a summer on the northwest coast of Alaska.
Coast and Geodetic Survey Report, 1896. Map. Uncolored lithograph. Image measures 29.75" x 13 5/8". Beautifully detailed chart of the Alexander Archipelago, from Cape Yakataga to the Dixon Entrance, including Juneau. This survey was made while Alaska was a "district" and around the time gold was discovered in neighboring Yukon Territory. The discovery prompted a large influx of settlers and encouraged further exploration and mapping of the area. Stain to lower right and minor aging along original folds.
tinted folding panorama of the Muir Glacier. illus., some tinted. color map. 8vo, original two-toned cloth; (cloth lightly spotted, edge of lower corners lightly worn and lightly bumped). N.Y.: Cassell, (1890). Soliday II, 232. Smith 739.
New York: Greenwood Press, 1968. Ed. by F. W. Howay. Illus. and maps. xxxi, 328pp. 8vo, red cloth. New York: Greenwood Press, 1968. Very good Facsimile of the Toronto, 1940 edition. Author sailed from China, to Japan, onward to the Northwest Coast of Canada and Alaska. Colnett continued on to Hawaii, Japan, Korea, and back to China.
London: James Cook, 1784. Map. Engraving with modern hand coloring. Image measures 16" x 27.25". This important and scarce 1784 map of the North Pacific covers the northwest coast of America including Alaska east as far as the Hudson Bay and the northeast coast of Asia including Kamchatka. The map is from the first edition of the official account of Captain James Cook's Third Voyage in the HMS Revolution between 1778 and 1779. The route of his journey is depicted...
London: Hutchinson, 1972. color Frontis., b/w illus. tall 8vo, cloth, d.w. London, (1972).
8vo, cloth, d.w. New York, (1966). American Trail Series.
illus. 412pp. 8vo, cloth, chipped d.w. Palo Alto, (1971).
Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1991. Edited with additions by Frederica de Laguna. illus. 488pp. 4to, tan cloth, d.w. dampstained on blank side. Seattle University of Washington Press, (1991). First Edition. A fine copy in a good d.w.
Portland: Graphic Arts Center Publishing, 1988. Many color photo Illus. by Nancy Simmerman. Folio, black boards, d.w. Portland: Graphic Arts Center Publishing, (1988). Fine.
New York: Scribner, 1895. 12 plates, color map. 250pp. 8vo, original tan decorated cloth, ex-lib, otherwise very good. New York: Scribner, 1895. First Edition. Cloth binding decorated by Margaret Armstrong. Narrative of travel to the Canadian Rocky Mountains, the coasts of British Columbia and Alaska, Washington State including Seattle, and Yellowstone National Park and the surrounding area.
New York: Di Donna, 2018. Many Illus., mostly in color. 4to, tan pictorial boards. New York: Di Donna, (2018). Fine Exhibition catalogue.