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  • ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION Showing the Operations, Expenditures, and Condition of the Institution for the Year Ended June 30 1927. by (Abbott, C. G., Acting Secretary.)
    (Abbott, C. G., Acting Secretary.)
    ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION Showing the Operations, Expenditures, and Condition of the Institution for the Year Ended June 30 1927.

    Edition: First edition.

    Washington, D.C.: United States Government Printing Office, 1928. Hardcover first edition - In addiiton to the annual reports of the various departments and museums that make up the Smithsonian Institution, this includes many articles on scientific discoveries and natural history, with a focus on modern astronomy the evolution of 20th century physics;. Incuded are articles on Isaac Newton by Professor Albert Einstein; the nucleus of the atom; the centenary of Augustin Fresnel; the coming of the new coal age; geologic romance of the Finger Lakes; fossil marine faunas as indicators of climactic conditions; paleontology and human relations; at the North Pole by Lincoln Ellsworth; soaring flight (gliding) by Wolfgang Klemperer, bird banding in America; the distribution of fresh-water fishes;…

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    Washington, D.C.: United States Government Printing Office, 1928. Hardcover first edition - In addiiton to the annual reports of the various departments and museums that make up the Smithsonian Institution, this includes many articles on scientific discoveries and natural history, with a focus on modern astronomy the evolution of 20th century physics;. Incuded are articles on Isaac Newton by Professor Albert Einstein; the nucleus of the atom; the centenary of Augustin Fresnel; the coming of the new coal age; geologic romance of the Finger Lakes; fossil marine faunas as indicators of climactic conditions; paleontology and human relations; at the North Pole by Lincoln Ellsworth; soaring flight (gliding) by Wolfgang Klemperer, bird banding in America; the distribution of fresh-water fishes; the evidence of man's bearing on evolution; the origins of Chinese civilization; archaeology of China; Indian villages on southeast Alaska; the interpretation of aboriginal mounds by means of Creek Indian customs; Friedrich Kurz, artist-explorer; note on the principles and process of X-ray examination of paintings; lengthening of human life in retrospect and prospect; Charles Doolittle Walcott; William Healey Dall; and more. Illustrated with many plates, including one fold-out plate and one in color, as well as numerous entexte figures, maps, and charts.Index, xii 580 pp.

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    Condition: Very good in dark green cloth (rubbing to the lettering on the spine, but a sturdy and clean volume.)

    Book ID: 52017
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  • GREEN CATHEDRALS: A Wayward Traveler in the Rain Forest. by Alexander, Brian.
    Alexander, Brian.
    GREEN CATHEDRALS: A Wayward Traveler in the Rain Forest.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Lyons and Burford, Publishers, (1995) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A book which describes, with humor and sometimes dismay, Alexander's visits to six rain forests in different areas of the world, including Malaysia, Alaska, Guatemala, and the Amazon region. As the Booklist review noted his "childhood images of the fantasy jungles of Tarzan and Jungle Jim vanish when he journeys to several rain forests and encounters such realities as Brazilian troops stationed in the Amazon to prevent First World internationalization of the rain forest; fundamentalists in a rain forest village in Malaysia seeking the resettlement and religious conversion of animistic Aboriginal natives; luxury hotel chains, Reeboks, and racism on Dominica, home to one of the last…

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    New York: Lyons and Burford, Publishers, (1995) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A book which describes, with humor and sometimes dismay, Alexander's visits to six rain forests in different areas of the world, including Malaysia, Alaska, Guatemala, and the Amazon region. As the Booklist review noted his "childhood images of the fantasy jungles of Tarzan and Jungle Jim vanish when he journeys to several rain forests and encounters such realities as Brazilian troops stationed in the Amazon to prevent First World internationalization of the rain forest; fundamentalists in a rain forest village in Malaysia seeking the resettlement and religious conversion of animistic Aboriginal natives; luxury hotel chains, Reeboks, and racism on Dominica, home to one of the last oceanic rain forests; and the vague menace of guerrilla insurgents in Guatemala. Added to the political, religious, and racial tensions are the immutable, almost tangible heat, deadly snakes, life-threatening reactions to insect bites, shockingly polluted water sources, cholera, dengue fever, and all but nonexistent medical facilities." SIGNED on the title page with the words "Best wishes." Illustrated with full color photographs. 201 pp. ISBN: 1-558213996.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80879
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  • Arthur, Elizabeth
    BAD GUYS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - Her third book, but her first novel in a comic mode, interwoven with tragedy and combined with her lyrical descriptions of the far Northern wilderness. Set against the backdrop of the Gulf of Alaska, this is the story of the inhabitants of an island work camp for juvenile delinquents. ISBN: 0-394-55442-6.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, some spine slant, in a near fine dj.

    Book ID: 24866
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  • SLED DOG DACHSHUND. by Atkins, Laura; illustrated by An Phan.
    Atkins, Laura; illustrated by An Phan.
    SLED DOG DACHSHUND.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Traitor Dachshund / Minted Prose, (2016). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A delightful story written with humor but with a serious message about team work - "When Jasper the dachshund hears about the worldÕs biggest dog sled race in Alaska, he just knows he can win. And when his family goes to watch the race, he decides to enter. Jasper tries every position, but heÕs too little and doesnÕt fit in the sledÕs harness. That doesnÕt stop him. Jasper sneaks aboard a team sled and finds a way to become a part of the team." Illustrated in full color by An Phan. SIGNED by the author on the half title page. Large format, unpaginated. ISBN: 978-0996545433.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated boards.

    Book ID: 68463
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  • WE SHALL BE REMEMBERED. by Atwood, Evangeline.
    Atwood, Evangeline.
    WE SHALL BE REMEMBERED.

    Edition: First printing.

    Anchorage, AK: The Alaska Methodist University Press, 1966. dj. Hardcover first edition - A well-documented account of the New Deal's Matanuska Valley resettlement and colonization project (the only one in Alaska) In 1935, in the midst of the great Depression, 202 poor families were moved from their homes in Minnesota, Michigan and Wisconsin to start life anew on 40 and 80 acre homesteads financed by the federal government. Illustrated with photographs. Includes several appendices, index. vii, 191 pp. Map endpapers.

    Condition: Near fine in dark green cloth in a good dust jacket. (price-clipped, chip to lower edge of front cover of dj)

    Book ID: 67605
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  • WRITING THE WESTERN LANDSCAPE. by Austin, Mary and Muir, John (edited by Ann H. Zwinger.)
    Austin, Mary and Muir, John (edited by Ann H. Zwinger.)
    WRITING THE WESTERN LANDSCAPE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Beacon, (1994.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Includes excerpts from Austin's 'Earth Horizon' and 'The Land of Journeys' Ending' and Muir's 'The Grand Canyon of the Colorado' and 'Travels in Alaska.' Selected by Ann Zwinger, who also wrote the introduction and provided the illustrations for this attractive volume. In her introduction, she states: 'Muir and Austin are the first truly western nature writers... Their writing, their point of view, their dedication to the mountains and the deserts of the West have sustained western nature writers from their day forward.' Austin was also a pioneering feminist and her writings are often tinged with her political awareness. xxvi, 182 pp. ISBN: 0-8070-8526x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 50508
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  • AWAY. by Bloom, Amy.
    Bloom, Amy.
    AWAY.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Random House, (2007) dj. Hardcover - The story of a young woman, who comes to America in the 1920s from Russia where her family was destroyed in a pogram. When she hears that her daughter might be alive she sets off on an odyssey that takes her from New York's lower East Side to Seattle and up to Alaska along the Telegraph Trail towards Siberia. Illustratedf endpapers. 240 pp. ISBN: 978-1400063567.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 58396
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  • THE BIG GARAGE ON CLEAR SHOT: Growing Up, Growing Old, and Going Fishing at the End of the Road. by Bodett, Tom.
    Bodett, Tom.
    THE BIG GARAGE ON CLEAR SHOT: Growing Up, Growing Old, and Going Fishing at the End of the Road.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: William H. Morrow, (1990.) dj. Hardcover first edition - "You can go back one more time, to catch up on some fresh stories, just like those heard around the coffepot at the Big Garage on Clear Shot, named for the local landmark where all Tom's characters get together from time to time. Romance runs rampant: Junkyard tycoon Argus Winslow and professional spinster Ruby McClay are about to tie the knot; vegetarian activist Tamara Dupree and holistic doctor Toby Tobias have joined forces to fight the good fight." Set in small town Alaska back when things seemed more simple. 300 pp. ISBN: 0-688-095259.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 54290
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  • THE WAR CANOE. by Bryson, Jamie S.
    Bryson, Jamie S.
    THE WAR CANOE.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Anchorage & Seattle: Alaska Northest Books, (1990.). First edition - Novel for young adults that captures both the authentic Native traditions and beliefs of the Tlingit Indians and the flavour of contemporary Alaska, written by a long time resident of Wrangell in Alaska. Foreword by Lew Williams, Jr and preface by the author. xiii, 180 pp.plus 2 pp of publisher's advertisements. ISBN: 0-882403680.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers (stamp on first page.)

    Book ID: 41232
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  • IN THE SHADOWS OF THE MORNING: Essays on Wild Lands, Wild Waters, and a Few Untamed People. by Caputo, Philip.
    Caputo, Philip.
    IN THE SHADOWS OF THE MORNING: Essays on Wild Lands, Wild Waters, and a Few Untamed People.

    Edition: First thus- signed hardcover edition.

    Guileford, Connecticut: Lyons Press, (2014) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of essays by this Pulitzer Prize winning author on nature, travel and adventure, from Alaska to Cuba, from the Khyber Pass to Kenya in Africa, originally published in 2004. This is a special reprinted edition, SIGNED by the author on the front free-end paper. 317 pp. ISBN: 978-0762796519.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80898
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  • MONARCH OF DEADMAN BAY: The Life and Death of a Kodiak Bear. by Caras, Roger A.
    Caras, Roger A.
    MONARCH OF DEADMAN BAY: The Life and Death of a Kodiak Bear.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (1969). Hardcover first edition - An account of the struggle for survival of this giant bear -the largest living terrestial carnivore - on the island of Kodiak in Alaska, the only place in the world where they live. Portrait of the life/death struggle between man and a Kodiak. Illustrated with drawings by Charles Frace. 185 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (sunning to spine of dj)

    Book ID: 70460
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  • MOTOR TALES AND TRAVELS IN AND OUT OF CALIFORNIA. by Carolan, Herbert.
    Carolan, Herbert.
    MOTOR TALES AND TRAVELS IN AND OUT OF CALIFORNIA.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, 1936. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Includes accounts of trips to Alaska, Chicago, the Pacific Northwest, the Southwest, Mexico, and especially many trips of excursions around California, including the Mother Lode country of the Sierra Foothills, the high Sierras, the desert and more. Illustrated with many photographs. Presentation copy INSCRIBED by the author to Howard L. Rowe, Madera County Superintendent of Schools and dated in 1941. 241 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in blue cloth with orange lettering, but lacking the dust jacket.

    Book ID: 56004
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  • Carrighar, Sally
    ICEBOUND SUMMER

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1953. dj. Hardcover first edition - Naturalist's study of the brilliant and intense summer on the northwest coast of Alaska, and her life among the Eskimos for 3 years. Illustrated by Henry B. Kane.

    Condition: Very near fine in very good dust jacket (light edgewear to dj.)

    Book ID: 22938
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  • ESKIMOS, CHICANOS, INDIANS: Volume IV of Children of Crisis. by Coles, Robert, M.D.
    Coles, Robert, M.D.
    ESKIMOS, CHICANOS, INDIANS: Volume IV of Children of Crisis.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    Boston: Little Brown, (1977.) dj. Hardcover - The fourth volume in this child psychiatrist's masterwork, an award-winning series which studies how children survive and adapt to changes - even violent changes - in their environment. This volume focuses three different groups of disadvanted - even oppressed - children in the United States. Based on his studies among the Eskimos in Alaska and the Pueblo and Hopi territory of New Mexico and the Rio Grande Valley. Illustrated in with full-color drawings by children. References, index. 587 pp. ISBN: 0-316-151629.

    Condition: Fine in a very good dust jacket (closed tear, some edgewear.)

    Book ID: 48266
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  • GIRL OF THE DESERT, The Life and Writings of One of the Most Extraordinary Women in America Today. by Cranford, Florence.
    Cranford, Florence.
    GIRL OF THE DESERT, The Life and Writings of One of the Most Extraordinary Women in America Today.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Greenwich Book Publishers, (1961) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An account of her years in the West - born in South Dakota, she moved to Nevada where she spent 5 years hunting and trapping and ranching. She became a prominent livestock rancher, but went bankrupt during the Depression of 1935, so she moved to California and then to Alaska where she spent 10 years on the frontier. INSCRIBED on the half title page by the author. Illustrated with photographs. 134 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dustjacket (a few spots of foxing to the endpapers, some rubbing to the dj, sunning to the spine.)

    Book ID: 66223
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  • Cullum, Ridgwell [pseudonym for Sidney Groves Burghard, 1867 Ð1943].
    THE SAINT OF THE SPEEDWAY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: George H. Doran, (1924.). Hardcover first edition - Adventure novel involving a huge gold find in Australia, gold mining in Alaska and a derelict ship; The 'Speedway' in the name of a gambling palace in Beacon Glory in in Southern Alaska. 335 pp.

    Condition: Good in orange cloth with black lettering - a sturdy copy, with some soiling to the covers and the previous owner's name repeated at the head of each chapter (an interesting practice... did it mean that he had read that chapter?)

    Book ID: 35111
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  • THE SLEEPING LADY. by Dixon, Ann. illustrated by Elizabeth Johns.
    Dixon, Ann. illustrated by Elizabeth Johns.
    THE SLEEPING LADY.

    Edition: Second printing,

    Anchorage: Alaska Northwest Books, 1995. dj. Hardcover - A retelling of the oral folk legends that accounts for Alaska's first snowfall and for the origin of Mount Susitna and why it looks like a sleeping woman. Illustrated in full color by Elizabeth Johns. Large format, unpaginated. ISBN: 0-88240-444.

    Condition: Near fine in a good dust jacket (sunning to spine and upper edge of dj, other edgewear).

    Book ID: 59667
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  • Doig, Ivan.
    MOUNTAIN TIME.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York Scribner's, (2000.). Set in Seattle, San Francisco, Montana, and Alaska,this novel is the story of a generation, shaped by the sixties, which has reached its time of reckoning, and of a man who must uncover secrets of his past. 314 pp plus a 4 pp reading group guide. ISBN: 0-684-865696.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 34329
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  • Doig, Ivan.
    MOUNTAIN TIME.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York Scribner's, (1999.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Set in Seattle, San Francisco, Montana, and Alaska,this novel is the story of a generation, shaped by the sixties, which has reached its time of reckoning, and of a man who must uncover secrets of his past. 316 pp. ISBN: 0-684-83295X.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (date written inside front endpaper.).

    Book ID: 35746
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  • Doig, Ivan.
    MOUNTAIN TIME.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York Scribner's, (2000.). Set in Seattle, San Francisco, Montana, and Alaska,this novel is the story of a generation, shaped by the sixties, which has reached its time of reckoning, and of a man who must uncover secrets of his past. 314 pp plus a 4 pp reading group guide. ISBN: 0-684-865696.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (crease to lower corner of back cover).

    Book ID: 37029
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  • THIS IS YOUR LIFE, HARRIET CHANCE. by Evison, Jonathan.
    Evison, Jonathan.
    THIS IS YOUR LIFE, HARRIET CHANCE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 2015. SIGNED first edition - Two years after her husband dies, Harriet Chance embarks on an Alaskan cruise - only to discover that she had been living for the past 60 years under false assumptions. SIGNED on the title page and dated 4/12/15. 294 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 66436
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  • GREAT SON. by Ferber, Edna (1887-1968.)
    Ferber, Edna (1887-1968.)
    GREAT SON.

    Edition: First edition (stated)

    New York: Doubleday, 1945. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in Seattle and the Alaskan gold fields, spanning the years from 1851 to 1941. 281 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dust jacket (some short closed tears, usual toning to the pages. Original price of 2.50 on dust jacket.)

    Book ID: 56875
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  • WANDERINGS OF AN ENVIRONMENTAL JOURNALIST: In Alaska and the American West. by Fradkin, Philip L.
    Fradkin, Philip L.
    WANDERINGS OF AN ENVIRONMENTAL JOURNALIST: In Alaska and the American West.

    Edition: First printing.

    Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, (1993) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of essays mostly from the 1970s which combine history and the environment. Includes a 1977 Audubon expose about the hazardous shipping lanes outside Valdez, Alaska, that suggested that it was only a matter of time before a supertanker accident occurred, articles about the desperate battle on the Aleutian island of Attu, where thousands of Japanese and American troops died in 1942; describe a giant wave that scoured the granite cliffs of Lituya Bay after a massive earthquake in 1958, and expose the mismanagement behind the WW II construction of the first oil pipeline out of the Arctic. Other essays address the hazards of fire…

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    Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, (1993) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of essays mostly from the 1970s which combine history and the environment. Includes a 1977 Audubon expose about the hazardous shipping lanes outside Valdez, Alaska, that suggested that it was only a matter of time before a supertanker accident occurred, articles about the desperate battle on the Aleutian island of Attu, where thousands of Japanese and American troops died in 1942; describe a giant wave that scoured the granite cliffs of Lituya Bay after a massive earthquake in 1958, and expose the mismanagement behind the WW II construction of the first oil pipeline out of the Arctic. Other essays address the hazards of fire and drought in California, problems throughout the West that result from overgrazing and much more. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper to the noted book collector Larry Owens and dated in 1995. Drawings, double page maps. xii, 275 pp. ISBN: 0-826314163.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 68318
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  • LITTLE FLIP: The Fur Seal That Could Not Swim. by Grainger, George; illustrated by J G Mosinski.
    Grainger, George; illustrated by J G Mosinski.
    LITTLE FLIP: The Fur Seal That Could Not Swim.

    Edition: First printing.

    Ann Arbor, MI: By the author (printed by Edwards Brothers, Lithoprinters) 1960. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A charming - and very uncommon - children's book. Little Flip in a seal pup born on one of the Pribilof Islands in the Bering Sea, but when his first attempt to swim is a disaster, he is convinced he will never learn how to swim, until one day he sees his friend threatened by a killer whale, and he jumps in to distract the whale. Illustrated with drawings by Mosinski, hand-lettered text. SIGNED on the front endpaper. Small oblong format. 35 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated light blue boards. Scarce - No copies currently for sale, Worldcat only locates two copies.

    Book ID: 82166
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  • THE STONE HARP. by Haines, John.
    Haines, John.
    THE STONE HARP.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, (1971.). First edition - Collection of poetry many dealing with Alaska, where Haines was a homesteader for 15 years. 65 pp. ISBN: 0-8195-10564.

    Condition: Near fine in stiff illustrated wrappers (slight fading to the spine.)

    Book ID: 54258
    Keywords: alaska, Poetry
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  • NEW POEMS: 1980-88 by Haines, John. Introduction by Dana Gioia.
    Haines, John. Introduction by Dana Gioia.
    NEW POEMS: 1980-88

    Edition: First printing.

    Brownsville, OR: Story Line Press, 1990. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - His tenth volume of verse, and one of his most significant. SIGNED by Dana Gioia at his introduction. Recipient of Western States Book Award - the judges (Jorie Graham, Elizabeth Hardwick, William Kittredge and N Scott Momaday) commented that Haines "has written of the wilderness with profound wonder, perception, and thanksgiving. . . His work, his whole work, enriches us." xx, 93 pp. ISBN: 0-934257-442.

    Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket (rubbing to the dj.)

    Book ID: 56099
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  • THE REFUGE. by Henry, Sue.
    Henry, Sue.
    THE REFUGE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: New American Library - NAL, (2007.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The third Maxie and Stretch mystery, set on Hawaii, by this award-winning writer. ISBN: 9780451220479.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 54047
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  • SLEEPING LADY: An Alex Jensen Mystery by Henry, Sue
    Henry, Sue
    SLEEPING LADY: An Alex Jensen Mystery

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The third mystery featuring Alaska state trooper, Alex Jensen (the first won the Macavity and Anthony awards). 260 pp. ISBN: 0-688-137474.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 51797
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  • DEGREES OF SEPARATION: A Jessie Arnold Mystery by Henry, Sue
    Henry, Sue
    DEGREES OF SEPARATION: A Jessie Arnold Mystery

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: New American Library - NAL, (2008.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring champion sled-dog racer Jessie Arnold and Alaska state trooper, Alex Jensen. 257 pp. ISBN: 9780451223166.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 57059
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  • ALEUTIAN SPARROW. by Hesse, Karen.
    Hesse, Karen.
    ALEUTIAN SPARROW.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Margaret K. McElderry / Simon and Schuster, (2003). First edition - A novel for older children by this Newbery award winning author, written in unrhymed verse. Although fiction it is "Based on the true story of the Japanese invasion of the Aleutian Islands of Alaska in the summer of 1942. A young Aleut girl tells what life was like when her small home of Kashega was taken over and she, along with her family and community, were put into internment camps in her own country." It is estimated that one out of every Aleuts died in the camps, and they returned to find their villages damaged and despoiled. 157 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 76082
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