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Children of the North
numerous color and b/w illus. tall 4to, cloth, dus twrapper (dust soiled). Montreal, (1979). A near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper. Photography of Eskimo children. More
The Rim of Mystery: A Hunter's Wanderings in Unknown Siberian Asia
New York: Putnam, 1929. With 60 illustrations and a map. xv, 281 pages. Thick 8vo, gilt-lettered red cloth (spine lightly sunned and a touch worn at ends). New York: G.P. Putnam's, 1929. Second impression. Lacking the front free endpaper and paper hinge re-glued, else a very good(+) solid copy. "Approved by the Boone & Crockett Club" More
Canada: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1973. 212 pages, illustrated in black and white, oblong 8vo, white cloth in dust wrapper (mild foxing on spine, a bit yellowed and price clipped), Canada: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1973. A very good copy in a very good dust wrapper. More
illus. 8vo, cloth, d.w.; (torn d.w.). New York, 1953. Observations of a naturalist during a summer on the northwest coast of Alaska. More
Eskimos, Chicanos, Indians; Volume IV of Children in Crisis
Boston: Little Brown, 1977. Color illustrations. 587 pages. Thick 8vo, brown cloth, battered d.w. Boston: Little Brown, (1977). First edition. A near fine copy in poor dust wrapper. More
North Pole Legacy: Black, White, and Eskimo
Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1991. With b/w photos throughout. 222 pages. 8vo, black cloth, d.w. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, (1991). A very good(-) copy--minor foxing to outer edges, missing rear endpaper; in a very good dust wrapper, lightly scuffed. More
North Pole Legacy: Black, White, and Eskimo
Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1991. With b/w photos throughout. 222 pages. 8vo, black cloth, d.w. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, (1991). Ex-library copy with small stamps and partially removed labels from front & rear endpapers, else a very good solid copy in a very good dust wrapper. More
The Incredible Eskimo; Life Among the Barren Land Eskimo
Surrey: Hancock House, 1986. Illustrated with some b/w photographs. 435 pages. Thick 8vo, blue printed wrappers (rubbed and with shallow reading creases in spine). Surrey: Hancock House, (1986). Very good. More
My Arctic Journey: A Year Among Ice-Fields and Eskimos; with an Account of the Great White Journey Across Greenland
New York: Contemporary Publishing Company, 1894. Illustrated with b/w photos throughout. 241 pages. 8vo, green cloth. New York: Contemporary Publishing Co., 1894. A very good(+) copy--light fading to spine, some spotting to top edge of pages. More
Un Fete en Cimmerie.
Paris: Mourlot, 1964. Illustrations of Eskimos by Henri Matisse. Handsome tinted frontispiece and 11 other drawings (4 are full-page). Thin small 4to, original pictorial wrappers, reproducing an original aquatint. (Paris): Fernand Mourlot, (1964). A very fine clean copy. A reprint of the 1949 original. More
Fury Beach: The Four-Year Odyssey of Captain John Ross and the Victory
New York: Berkley, 2003. Illustrated. xxii + 279 pages, 8vo, cloth-backed boards, d.w.; very minor fraying at head of spine. New York: Berkeley Books, (2003). First edition. A near fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. Presentation copy signed by the author on title page. More
Crossroads of Continents; Cultures of Siberia and Alaska.
Washington: Smithsonian, 1988. Many Illus., mostly in color. 4to, pr. wrs. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, (1988). More
The Story of Comock the Eskimo, As told to Robert Flaherty
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1968. Edited by Edmund Carpenter. Charmingly illustrated in minimal black and white. Thin, oblong 8vo, orange pictorial cloth, dust wrapper (some tears and toning). New York: Simon & Schuster, (1968). Second printing. Fine in very good(-) dust wrapper. More
Robert Flaherty, Photographer/Filmmaker. The Inuit, 1910-1922.
Vancouver: Vancouver Art Gallery, 1979. Many black & white photographs. 96pp. 4to, printed wrappers. Vancouver: Vancouver Art Gallery, 1979. More
Etok; A Story of Eskimo Power.
illus. 8vo, cloth, d.w.; (d.w. slightly chipped and soiled on spine portion). N.Y.: Putnam, (1974). Inscribed by Etok, also known as Charles Edwardsen. More
Ancient Men of the Arctic
New York: Knopf, 1967. Illus. 8vo, two-toned cloth, d.w. chipped and lightly soiled, head of cloth spine lightly worn, corners of cloth bumped. New York: Knopf, 1967. More
New York: Norton, 1948. Frontis map, several b/w photos. 229 pages. 8vo, blue cloth, d.w. New York: Norton, (1948). A good copy--spotting to cloth and outer edges, even toning to endpapers, dampstaining to spine; in a good dust wrapper, tattered and foxed with chipping to rear cover. More
Narrative of the Second Arctic Expedition Made by Charles F. Hall: His Voyage to Repulse Bay, Sledge Journeys to the
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1879. Straits of Fury and Hecla and to King William's Land, and Residence Among the Eskimos During the Years 1864-'69. Ed, by J. E. Nourse. 20 maps, some colored and/or folding. Plates and text Illus. , l, 644pp. 4to, original green cloth, spine expertly recased with most of original backstrip retained, edges of corners bumped and worn, cloth lightly soiled, right margin of title page chipped, inner hinge strengthened. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1879. First Edition..... More
Confessions of an Igloo Dweller.
Toronto: Douglas Gibson, 1995. Illustrated. 8vo, cloth, d.w. Toronto: Douglas Gibson, (1995). Reprint. Page edges and inside dust wrapper are foxed, still about very good. More
The Private Journal of Captain G. F. Lyon, of H.M.S. Hecla, during the Recent Voyage of Discovery under Captain Parry.
Complete with large folding map and 7 engraved plates. 468pp. 8vo, handsomely rebound in new 3/4 brown calf, red morocco label; (offsetting from plates including onto the title page, otherwise internally very good). London: John Murray, 1824. "Record of an expedition to discover the northwest passage, 1821-23. This journal sets forth details of the expedition, especially concerning Eskimo life, which were not included in Parry's official account, The Journal of a Second Voyage, etc." Staton & Tremaine 1289... More
Lords of the Stone: An Anthology of Eskimo Sculpture
Vancouver: Whitecap Books, 1983. 151 pages. Folio, blue leatherette boards, d.w. Vancouver: Whitecap Books, (1983). Second printing. A fine copy in a very good(+) wrapper, lightly edgeworn. More
The Last Kings of Thule
New York: Dutton, 1982. Lightly illustrated in b/w. 489 pages. Tall, thick 8vo, cloth-backed boards, d.w. New York: Dutton, (1982). A very good copy--spotting to outer edges, light foxing to cloth edges; in a very good(-) wrapper, edgeworn and sunned. More
Indian and Eskimo Artifacts of North America.
New York: Bonanza, 1963. Forward by Frederick J. Dockstader. Many illustations, a few in color. 4to, cloth, d.w.; d.w. slightly soiled & torn, lower corners bumped, else vg. New York: Bonanza, 1963. A very good copy. More