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  • CHILD OF THE NORTH. by Cullum, Ridgwell [pseudonym for Sidney Groves Burghard, 1867 Ð1943].
    Cullum, Ridgwell [pseudonym for Sidney Groves Burghard, 1867 Ð1943].
    CHILD OF THE NORTH.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: George H. Doran, 1926. Hardcover first edition - Novel of mystery, romance and adventure set among the gold miners of the Yukon in Northwestern Canada, by this British writer-adventurer who traveled extensively in the remote northwest.

    Condition: Very good+ in beige cloth with dark green lettering and illustration on the front cover and spine - some spine slant, light wear to edges of boards.

    Book ID: 13366
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  • Hoppenstedt, Elbert.
    TILLICUM.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Lothrup, Lee & Shepherd, (1969.). Hardcover first edition - Story for older children set during the Yukon gold rush of the 1890's and based on the real Norman Macauley who built a tramway to portage newcomers around teh Whitehorse Rapids of the Yukon. Tillicum - whose name means friend - is a reindeer who becomes a companion to the younger brother. Wraparound dust jacket art by Michael Lowenbein. 160 pp.

    Condition: Ex-library with a pocket and stamps on front endpaper, no other markings, and overall a clean copy, lacking the dj.

    Book ID: 37276
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  • Hoppenstedt, Elbert.
    TILLICUM.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Lothrup, Lee & Shepherd, (1969.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Story for older children set during the Yukon gold rush of the 1890's and based on the real Norman Macauley who built a tramway to portage newcomers around teh Whitehorse Rapids of the Yukon. Tillicum - whose name means friend - is a reindeer who becomes a companion to the younger brother. Wraparound dust jacket art by Michael Lowenbein. 160 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket (some toning to the dj.)

    Book ID: 36818
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  • STARVATION CAMP. by Pronzini, Bill.
    Pronzini, Bill.
    STARVATION CAMP.

    Edition: First edition.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1984. dj. Hardcover first edition - Western suspense novel by this author best known for his mysteries, set in the Yukon during the gold rush. 180 pp.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, in a good dust jacket (spine label)

    Book ID: 61568
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  • A MINE OF HER OWN: Women Prospectors in the American West, 1850-1950. by Zanjani, Sally.
    Zanjani, Sally.
    A MINE OF HER OWN: Women Prospectors in the American West, 1850-1950.

    Edition: First printing.

    Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Tells the stories of more than 100 women prospectors in often grueling, financially unrewarding, and lonely efforts to strike it rich from the desert Southwest to Alaska and the Yukon. Among the women are Nellie Cashman; the copper queen Ferminia Sarras, a former rodeo champion turned prospector, an ex-actress who snowshoed her way to Nome; and many more. Chosen as one of the top ten books by the Mining History Association, Illustrated with photographs throughout and 5 maps. SIGNED on the half title page. Notes, bibliography, index. xii, 375 p. ISBN: 0-803249144.

    Condition: Good in a near fine dust jacket (stain on bottom edge of textblock).

    Book ID: 75528
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