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  • THE BARRIER. by Beach, Rex (1877-1949)
    Beach, Rex (1877-1949)
    THE BARRIER.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Harper & Brothers, 1908. Hardcover first edition - Author's third novel, set in Alaska during the time of the Klondike gold rush. Illustrated with a tinted frontispiece with a tissue guard and 5 inserted tinted plates by Denman Fink. Basis for three silent films - the first starring Mabel Scott and Russell Simpson, directed by Edgar Lewis in 1913 and the last in 1926 with Lionel Barrymore. 310 pp.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated brown cloth (missing final illustration, name on front endpaper)

    Book ID: 76553
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  • Boyle, T. C.
    DROP CITY.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Viking, 2003. First edition - 'A brilliant and vividly rendered wildwoods adventure about a hippie commune that attempts to establish itself deep in the wilderness of Alaska.' An evocation of the sixties, and a look at how that era affects us today.

    Condition: Very near fine (tight and unread, but one corner slightly bumped.)

    Book ID: 27885
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  • DROP CITY. by Boyle, T. Coraghesson.
    Boyle, T. Coraghesson.
    DROP CITY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (2003) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - 'A brilliant and vividly rendered wildwoods adventure about a hippie commune that attempts to establish itself deep in the wilderness of Alaska.' An evocation of the sixties, and a look at how that era affects us today. SIGNED on the title page. 444 pp. ISBN: 0-670-031720.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (a few spots on the fore-edge of the textblock)

    Book ID: 64864
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  • DROP CITY. by Boyle, T. Coraghesson.
    Boyle, T. Coraghesson.
    DROP CITY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (2003) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - 'A brilliant and vividly rendered wildwoods adventure about a hippie commune that attempts to establish itself deep in the wilderness of Alaska.' An evocation of the sixties, and a look at how that era affects us today. SIGNED on the title page. 444 pp. ISBN: 0-670-031720.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (name on front endpaper)

    Book ID: 69682
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  • SUN DOGS by Butler, Robert Olen
    Butler, Robert Olen
    SUN DOGS

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Horizon Press, (1982) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Prize-winning author's second novel, one which vividly evokes the vastness of Alaska and the long winter nights. SIGNED on title page. 218 pp. ISBN: 0-8180-06366.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 61558
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  • THE RETURN OF THE SPANISH LADY. by Davis, Val (pseudonym of Robert Irvine and Angie Irvine)
    Davis, Val (pseudonym of Robert Irvine and Angie Irvine)
    THE RETURN OF THE SPANISH LADY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2001). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fourth novel written by the Irvines under this pseudonym and the fourth in the series featuring archeologist Nicolette Scott, whose interest in early planes (and her father's influence) has gotten a position at the Smithsonian. A search for a downed Japanese fighter plain in a wilderness reserve in Alaska is funded by the head of a major pharmaceutical company - whose real interest is in the bodies of some 1919 gold seekers who died of the Spanish flu. SIGNED on the title page. 307 pp. ISBN: 0-312262248.

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

    Book ID: 76149
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  • HEROES OF THE FRONTIER. by Eggers, Dave.
    Eggers, Dave.
    HEROES OF THE FRONTIER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2016. Hardcover first edition - A novel which is both an examination of modern life, and a story of survival - "the darkly comic story of a mother and her two young children on a journey through an Alaskan wilderness plagued by wildfires and a uniquely American madness." 385 pp. ISBN: 978-0451493804.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated boards.

    Book ID: 73763
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  • Henry, Sue
    TERMINATION DUST

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, 1995. dj. Hardcover first edition - A mystery combining the harsh rigors, and the beauty of the onset of winter in the Yukon with the story told in an old diary about the 1897 gold rush and the hardships of the Chilkoot trail. The second Alex Jensen mystery (the first won the Macavity and Anthony awards.). ISBN: 0-688-137466.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 5221
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  • ASSIGNMENT IN ALASKA: A Kathy Martin Story, Number 5. by James, Josephine ((pseudonym for Emma Gelders Sterne, 1894-1971, and Barbara Lindsay).
    James, Josephine ((pseudonym for Emma Gelders Sterne, 1894-1971, and Barbara Lindsay).
    ASSIGNMENT IN ALASKA: A Kathy Martin Story, Number 5.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Golden Press, (1961.). Hardcover - The fifth title in the Kathy Martin Nurse Series - illustrated by William Plummer with several full -page drawings and half-page drawings, most in pale green. Lists to #7 in this series listed on the rear cover. Josephine James is a pseudonym being used by a mother and daughter team, whose first books for children and young adults were the books in this series. 184 pp.

    Condition: Very good in matte finished illustrated boards with diamond design on spine (prev owner's name, usual toning to pages.)

    Book ID: 65052
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  • A COLD WAR. by Russell, Alan.
    Russell, Alan.
    A COLD WAR.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Seattle: Thomas & Mercer, (2015). A young woman on a business trip to Alaska is abducted by a back-country trapper and survivalist, and must pit herself against her captor, her fear, and nature itself in a battle for her life. 348 pp plus an excerpt from 'Multiple Wounds.'. ISBN: 978-1503945807.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 66028
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  • A COLD WAR. by Russell, Alan.
    Russell, Alan.
    A COLD WAR.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Seattle: Thomas & Mercer, (2015). SIGNED - A young woman on a business trip to Alaska is abducted by a back-country trapper and survivalist, and must pit herself against her captor, her fear, and nature itself in a battle for her life. SIGNED on the title page. 348 pp plus an excerpt from 'Multiple Wounds.'. ISBN: 978-1503945807.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 66030
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  • THOUGH NOT DEAD. by Stabenow, Dana.
    Stabenow, Dana.
    THOUGH NOT DEAD.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2011). First edition - A Kate Shugak mystery novel, set in Alaska. 446 pp.

    Condition: Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers (reading crease on spine).

    Book ID: 67134
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  • BETTER TO REST. by Stabenow, Dana.
    Stabenow, Dana.
    BETTER TO REST.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: New American Library - NAL, (2002.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring Alaska state trooper Liam Campbell, a mystery involving a plane crash 60 years earlier during World War II. SIGNED on the title page. 263 pp. ISBN: 0-451207025.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 42359
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  • BLOOD WILL TELL. by Stabenow, Dana.
    Stabenow, Dana.
    BLOOD WILL TELL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, 1996. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The sixth mystery featuring Aleut investigator Kate Shugak. SIGNED on the title page. 244 pp. ISBN: 0-399-141243.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 37804
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  • RAVEN STOLE THE MOON. by Stein, Garth.
    Stein, Garth.
    RAVEN STOLE THE MOON.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pocket Books, (1998) dj. Hardcover first edition - The highly praised first novel by the author of 'The Art of Racing in the Rain' -"When a grieving returns to the remote Alaskan town where her young son drowned, she discovers that the truth about her son's death is shrouded in legend - and buried in a terrifying world between life and death." 369 pp. ISBN: 0-67100459X.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (couple of spots on front endpapers, toning to the pages).

    Book ID: 64268
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  • Straley, John.
    THE CURIOUS EAT THEMSELVES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: SOHO Press, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's second Alaskan mystery, featuring investigator Cecil Younger. 264 pp. ISBN: 0-939149-94x.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket (appears unread, light crease to flap of dj.)

    Book ID: 35776
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  • THE CURIOUS EAT THEMSELVES. by Straley, John.
    Straley, John.
    THE CURIOUS EAT THEMSELVES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: SOHO Press, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's second Alaskan mystery, featuring investigator Cecil Younger. 264 pp. ISBN: 0-939149-94x.

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

    Book ID: 13719
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  • THE CURIOUS EAT THEMSELVES. by Straley, John.
    Straley, John.
    THE CURIOUS EAT THEMSELVES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: SOHO Press, (1993) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's second Alaskan mystery, featuring investigator Cecil Younger. INSCRIBED on the half title page "For --- looking forward to your visit to Alaska" and dated in 1997. 264 pp. ISBN: 0-939149-94x.

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

    Book ID: 74350
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  • THE WOMAN WHO MARRIED A BEAR. An Alaskan Mystery. by Straley, John.
    Straley, John.
    THE WOMAN WHO MARRIED A BEAR. An Alaskan Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Soho Press, 1992. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A highly praised (and deservedly so) unusual first book, set against the modern Alaskan frontier, and the surviving pantheism of its indigenous population, nominated for an Edgar, winner of the Shamus award for best first book. INSCRIBED by the author on the half title page: "For Linda, who knows the territory" and dated in 1997. 225 pp.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 74352
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  • THE WOMAN WHO MARRIED A BEAR. An Alaskan Mystery. by Straley, John.
    Straley, John.
    THE WOMAN WHO MARRIED A BEAR. An Alaskan Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Soho Press, (1992) dj. Hardcover first edition - A highly praised (and deservedly so) unusual first book, set against the modern Alaskan frontier, and the surviving pantheism of its indigenous population, nominated for an Edgar, winner of the Shamus award for best first book. 225 pp.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 60614
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  • Straley, John.
    THE CURIOUS EAT THEMSELVES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: SOHO Press, (1993) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's second Alaskan mystery, featuring investigator Cecil Younger. ISBN: 0-939149-94x.

    Condition: Near fine in a very near fine dust jacket (appears unread, monogram stamp to half title page, light crease to flap of dj.)

    Book ID: 35853
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  • IN MEMORY OF HAWKS and Other Stories from Alaska. by Warner, Irving.
    Warner, Irving.
    IN MEMORY OF HAWKS and Other Stories from Alaska.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Port Angeles, WA: Pleasure Boat Studio, (1998.). First edition - A collection of 27 short stories set in Alaska, where the author lived and worked for 30 years - from 1965 to 1995. 207 pp. ISBN: 0-9651413-49.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 47389
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