STEVEN TEMPLE BOOKS
PO BOX 45
WELLAND ON L3B 5N9
CANADA
ph: 416.703.9908
fax: 905.734.4146

books@steventemplebooks.com


HOME | OUR BOOKS | CONTACT US
   

Alaska Books



Return to Search Page

Total Books found 29

Next Last


Transport Requirements for the Growth of Northwest North America... Vol 2. Research Report by Battelle Memorial Institute on an Integrated Transport System to Encourage Economic Development on Northwest North America.
Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1961.
Volume 2 (of 3) only. Quarto, card covers. Folding maps and large colour folding map in pouch at rear. Some soiling and creasing to covers, else a VG clean and tight copy. The subtitle to the whole work is "Letter from the Chairman, Alaska International Rail and Highway Commission, Transmitting the Final Report of the Alaska International Rail and Highway Commission, Pursuant to Public Law 884, 84th Congress." 87th Congress, 1st Session, House Document No. 176. Volume 2. 1.5 kg parcel.
$19.95                          Book Number: 32226                          Order / Enquire



ANDERSON, Doris
WAYS HARSH
Vancouver: J.J. Douglas, 1977.
pp 239 + plates. Bibliography. Soft bump to upper outer corners, VG otherwise. Story of her uncle Bill Walker and his adventures in Alaska and the Yukon during the gold rush. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$6.95                          Book Number: 45145                          Order / Enquire



BECKER, Ethel Anderson
KLONDIKE ’98: Hegg’s Album of the 1898 Alaska Gold Rush
Portland, Oregon: Binfords & Mort, 1949.
Tall octavo. Green pictorial cloth printed in black, map and decoration to front endpapers. pp (iv), (128). Photos in text. Fine copy. Pricce-clipped jacket has rubbing and small chips; VG otherwise. Klondike photos of young photographer E.A. Hegg.
$22.00                          Book Number: 41198                          Order / Enquire



BORDEN, Mrs. John
THE CRUISE OF THE NORTHERN LIGHT: Explorations and Hunting in the Alaskan and Siberian Arctic. In which the Sea-Scouts have a great adventure
New York: Macmillan, 1928.
Octavo, black cloth gilt, endpaper maps. pp (2), (xvi), 317. Many photos in text. Yellowing to page edges; soft bumps to outer corners of covers; else a fine, bright & tight copy, no owner names, no flaking to the cover gilt. An expedition through the Bering Stait to Port Hope and Wrangel Island. Borden Field Museum 1927 Alaska Arctic Expedition, endorsed by the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. In search of brown bears, polar bears, walrus, and seals. AB 1978. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.
$50.00                          Book Number: 31428                          Order / Enquire



BURCH, Ernest, Jr.
ESKIMO KINSMEN: Changing Family Relationships in Northwest Alaska
New York: West Publishing Company, 1975.
Monograph No. 59 of the American Ethnological Society. Blue cloth. pp (xvi), 352, [2]. Index. VG copy. Not issued in jacket.
$19.00                          Book Number: 44694                          Order / Enquire



BURGLON, Nora
LOST ISLAND. Illustrations by James Reid.
Philadelphia: John C. Winston, 1939.
Blue cloth, blue illustrated endpapers, blue topstain. [6], 261 pp. Colour frontis. inserted, line drawings in text. Ink name on dedication page, fingernail-size sunned spot at head of spine and light general spine sunning; else fine. Dust jacket has a large chip at head of spine, some short tears, good otherwise. An Arctic juvenile novel (Alaska) by an American author.
$15.00                          Book Number: 20735                          Order / Enquire



Coates, Kenneth; Morrison, William R.
The Sinking of the Princess Sophia: Taking the North Down with Her
Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1990.
Review copy with large rubber stamp on first page. pp (xviii), 216. Photos, maps, bibliography, notes, list of the dead. Fine copy. The Princess Sophia, bound from Skagway, Alaska to Vancouver, ran around on Vanderbilt Reef on 23 Oct., 1918. All 353 on board were lost.
$9.95                          Book Number: 45174                          Order / Enquire



CRAD, Joseph
TRAILING THROUGH SIBERIA
London: The Travel Book Club, 1939.
Octavo, grey cloth. pp (xii), 270 (4) + 2 maps (one folding). Spine very lightly darkened; VG+ clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy otherwise, no owner names. Account of life among the Eskimo of northwest Alaska and northeast Siberia.
$25.00                          Book Number: 31431                          Order / Enquire



CULLUM, Ridgwell
THE SAINT OF THE SPEEDWAY
Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1924.
Orange cloth. Mild rubbing to ends of lightly darkened spine; page edges yellowed; partial cracks to front inner hinge neatly repaired; small ink name at front; VG otherwise. A novel set in Southern Alaska. The Speedway is a gambling palace. Criminous elements (mystery of the ship Mary Celeste). Hubin p. 205.
$15.00                          Book Number: 4322                          Order / Enquire



DAVIS, Mary Lee
ALASKA. The Great Bear's Cub.
Boston: W.A. Wilde, c1930,
Blue cloth stamped in white. 314 pp + frontispiece and numerous illustrations on 7 plates. Inscription on front free endpaper, spine lettering partially rubbing off, some fading to cloth at spine head, page edges yellowed, VG otherwise. Dust jacket chipped to corners and spine tips, moderate wear to edges, else VG. A later printing ? "Popular sketches of Alaska's wildlife, and of Eskimo and Indian lore." - AB 3712, calling for endpaper maps and 15 plates.
$17.00                          Book Number: 23690                          Order / Enquire



DAVIS, (Mary Lee).
ALASKA THE GREAT BEAR'S CUB. Illustrated by Pen and Ink Illustrations by Olaus Johan Murie and Author's Photographs.
Boston: W.A. Wilde, (copyright, 1930).,
8vo, hardcover, blue linen grain cloth lettered in white. 314, [4] pp. 8 double-sided photographic plates inserted, vignette drawings in text. Spine has a bit of flaking to the delicate white lettering, and light flecks; light endpaper tanning from binding materials; else a fine, tight and bright unworn copy, no previous owner marks. A later printing ? "Popular sketches of Alaska's wildlife, and of Eskimo and Indian lore." - AB 3712, calling for endpaper maps and 15 plates.
$20.00                          Book Number: 16652                          Order / Enquire



Devine, Edward J., S.J.
ACROSS WIDEST AMERICA, Newfoundland to Alaska, with the impressions of two years' sojourn on the Bering Coast...
Montreal: The Canadian Messenger, 1905.
Octavo, original dark green pictorial cloth stamped in gilt and blind. pp [12], 307 + frontispiece portrait, folding map, and 24 plates from photos. Spine dulled, text paper a bit yellowed as always, partial cracks to inner hinges neatly repaired, else a VG clean & tight copy, no owner names. Jesuit missionary's travels across Canada just north of the US border, the last two-thirds of the book is on Alaska.
$75.00                          Book Number: 27043                          Order / Enquire



DUFRESNE, Frank
MY WAY WAS NORTH: An Alaskan Autobiography. Introduction by Corey Ford. Illustrations by Rachel S. Horne
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1966), 1966.
Spine very lightly yellowed, else a VG clean & unworn jacketless copy.
$12.00                          Book Number: 29521                          Order / Enquire



FOOTNER, Hulbert
THE WILD BIRD
New York: Doran, 1923.
Light brown pictorial linen grain cloth stamped in dark green, pp [2], 282, [4]. Vertical closed tear the length of pp 81-82 neatly repaired (no text loss), yellowing to page edges, else fine. Dust jacket has very small chips to spine ends, small edge tears, else a VG+ bright example. An attractive copy of this romantic adventure novel set in Northern Alaska and British Columbia (Campbell River), scarce in dust jacket. Watters p. 291. In an isolated town lives a beautiful youth. A young woman comes in search of her missing father. They fall in love but the youth gets gold fever and is transformed "into a creature scarcely human." The young woman rescues him from his madness. Peel 4824.
$75.00                          Book Number: 43403                          Order / Enquire



Greely, A.W., Major-General
HANDBOOK OF ALASKA: Its Resources, Products, and Attractiions. New Edition, with prefatory chapter on Alaska in 1914 and a map showing proposed railway routes
New York: Scribner's, 1914.
Second edition, enlarge. Octavo, original maroon cloth gilt lettered. pp xxxii, 280 + plates and maps including folding map at rear and colour folding map in sleeve at rear; maps in text. Ex library - head of spine a bit frayed, mild evidence of removed spine label; cracked front inner hinge neatly repaired; "withdrawn" stamp to front free endpaper; title leaf has library perforation at bottom margin; folding map at 280 misfolded, with small chip to blank corner; else a good, sound copy, text clean and unworn, tight in the binding. Note: bit over 1 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.
$25.00                          Book Number: 29760                          Order / Enquire



HIGGINSON, Ella
ALASKA, the Great County. New Edition with New Matter
New York: Macmillan, 1923.
Later printing of the 1917 second edition, enlarged (first was in 1908). Blue decorated cloth stamped in white and gilt. pp xii, 583 + colour folding map at front, plates; indexed. Minor rubbing to spine tips, yellowing to page edges, else fine, no owner names. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.
$30.00                          Book Number: 29449                          Order / Enquire



ILLINGWORTH, Frank
HIGHWAY TO THE NORTH
London: Benn, 1956.
Second printing. Green boards. pp (295) + plates, folding map. Couple of small light marks to covers, yellowing to page edges; ink owner name and 1 cm edge tear to front free endpaper; VG+ otherwise. Somewhat worn price-clipped jacket, good. Story of the author's trip along the whole length of the Alaska Highway.
$15.00                          Book Number: 44888                          Order / Enquire



JANSON, Lone E.
THE COPPER SPIKE
Anchorage, Alaska:: Alaska Northwest Publishing Company, 1975.
Large quarto, yellow card covers. pp (8), 175. Photos, index. Sticker stain and small abrasion on front cover, else fine. Building of a railway line up the Copper River, 1905-11.
$19.00                          Book Number: 43577                          Order / Enquire



MACFIE, Harry and Hans G. Westerlund
WASA-WASA: a tale of trails and treasure. Translated from the Swedish by F.H. Lyon
London: Allen & Unwin, 1951.
Maroon cloth. pp viii, 9-(244). Text paper lightly toned; prize book label inside front cover mostly hidden by jacket flap; gilt arms of Trinity College School (Port Hope, Ontario) stamped on front cover; else fine. Price-clipped jacket has a one inch creased tear to front panel; rear panel a bit dusty; else VG, colours bright. An account of their adventures in the Canadian Northwest and Alaska.
$19.00                          Book Number: 44663                          Order / Enquire



MARSHALL, Edison
THE LAND OF FORGOTTEN MEN. With Frontispiece by W. Herbert Dunton.
Toronto: Longmans, Green, 1923.
Green pictorial cloth stamped in orange and lighter green. Slight age-darkening to spine; light damp spots to fore margin of front cover; small shallow indentations to rear cover; tanning to pag e edges; August, 1928, ink name to front free endpaper; else a VG unworn copy, inner hinges not cracked, tight in the binding. A novel set in Alaska.
$19.95                          Book Number: 9406                          Order / Enquire



Next Last
Home | Contact Us | 2012-16© Steven Temple Books