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  • DOWN THE YUKON. by Hobbs, Will.
    Hobbs, Will.
    DOWN THE YUKON.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2001) dj. Hardcover first edition - Young adult novel set during the years of Alaska's gold rushes -"In the wake of Dawson City's Great Fire of 1899, sixteen-year-old Jason and his girlfriend Jamie canoe the Yukon River across Alaska to the new gold fields at Cape Nome." Author's note. 193 pp. ISBN: 0-688-174728.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 73861
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  • IN SCARLET AND PLAIN CLOTHES: The History of the Mounted Police. by Longstreth, T. Morris.
    Longstreth, T. Morris.
    IN SCARLET AND PLAIN CLOTHES: The History of the Mounted Police.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Macmillan, 1933. Hardcover first edition - An account told in a lively narrative - and somewhat fictionalized - manner. The emphasis is on "the splendid and colorful past." 365 pp.

    Condition: Very good in red cloth (of course) with black lettering (gift inscription inside front cover.)

    Book ID: 54146
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  • STEAM LAUNDRY. by O'Donnell, Nicole Stellon
    O'Donnell, Nicole Stellon
    STEAM LAUNDRY.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    Los Angeles: Boreal Books / Red Hen Press, (2012). First edition - A "novel in poems based on the true story of Sarah Ellen Gibson, a miner's wife during the Klondike and Alaska gold rushes. Her journey began as she followed her husband to Dawson City, Yukon Territory in 1898. She stayed there three years as the town's boom and her marriage burned out. In 1903, she left her husband and sons to start over in Fairbanks, Alaska, with another man. Based on archival research and incorporating historical documents and photographs, the poems approach the past through the ghosts of correspondence." Illustrated with photographs. Notes. 143 pp. ISBN: 978-1597092289.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 70474
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