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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

GRAHAM, Harry ["Col. D. Streamer"].
ACROSS CANADA TO THE KLONDYKE. Being the Journal of a Ten Thousand Mile Tour through the "Great North West," July 19th - October 13th, 1900.
Toronto: Methuen, 1985.
Octavo, cloth & boards. (xxxii), 182, [4] pp. Photos in text. Fine. Dust jacket has light rubbing, small sticker scar, short tears; good. Includes a check lists of poems, stories, essays, biographical, and theatrical works by Graham.
$14.95                          Book Number: 44891                          Order / Enquire

MacDONALD, Ian and Betty O'Keefe
Victoria, BC: Horsdal & Schubart, 1996.
Octavo, card covers. pp (8), 151. Photos. Some fading to front cover; corner crease to a couple leaves; soft crease to rear cover; VG clean copy otherwise. Story of "The Klondike Nugget", the Dawson City newspaper that sprang up with the gold rush. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$7.95                          Book Number: 45717                          Order / Enquire

OGILVIE, William, 1846-1912
EARLY DAYS ON THE YUKON & The Story of Its Gold Finds
London, New York, & Toronto: John Lane, The Bodley Head / John Lane Comapany / Bell & Cockburn, 1913.
Original red cloth gilt. Octavo. pp xii, 306, (2) + frontispiece portrait and 31 plates. pp 302-06 are an appendix, "Present Conditions", by Dr. Alfred Thompson. Soft corner crease to front cover, spine lightly darkened, else a VG+ bright and tight copy, no owner names. "William Ogilvie, FRGS, was a Canadian Dominion land surveyor, explorer and Commissioner of the Yukon Territory. He was responsible for numerous surveys from the 1870s to the 1890s, mainly in the Prairie Provinces. From 1887 to 1889, Ogilvie was involved in George Mercer Dawson's exploration and survey expedition in what later became the Yukon Territory. He surveyed the Chilkoot Pass, the Yukon and Porcupine rivers. Ogilvie established the location of the boundary between the Yukon and Alaska on the 141st meridian west. During the Klondike Gold Rush, he surveyed the townsite of Dawson City and was responsible for settling many disputes between miners. Ogilvie became the Yukon's second Commissioner in 1898 at the height of the gold rush, and resigned because of ill-health in 1901." - Wikipedia, " "One of the most valuable works on the gold rush, Ogilvie, an official Canadian surveyor, went to Dyea in 1887. with Capt. William Moore. he explored White Pass. met McQuesten and Harper on the Yukon. His story of the discovery of gold comes from participation". Ricks p164.
$150.00                          Book Number: 44276                          Order / Enquire

Olive, W.H.T.
The Right Way On: Adventures in the Klondyke of 1898 Memoirs of W.H.T. Olive
Langley, British Columbia: Timberholme Books, 1999.
Octavo, brown boards. pp 329 + plates. Fine in fine jacket. ""W.H.T. Olive's memoir is a record of the year he spent as 'manager of the boats' for the Bennett Lake & Klondyke Navigation Company in the Yukon Gold Rush of 1898."
$18.50                          Book Number: 33212                          Order / Enquire

THEBERGE, John, editor
Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1980.
Quarto, blue boards, endpaper maps. xi, 175pp + colour photos. Many b&w photos and line drawings in text. Indexed. Slight rubbing at foot of spine, else fine in fine jacket, no owner nam3es. "The unique environment of North America's highest mountain range." Ecological focus. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
$19.50                          Book Number: 42648                          Order / Enquire

WILSON, Graham
THE KLONDIKE GOLD RUSH: photographs from 1896-1899
Whitehorse, Yukon: Wolf Creek Books, c1997,
Third priting. Octavo, card covers. pp 112. Captioned photos. Fine copy. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$8.95                          Book Number: 45537                          Order / Enquire

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