Lot 377 of 541:
Travels in Alaska by Whymper 1st US ed  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$132
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Travel and Adventure in the Territory of Alaska, Formerly Russian America - Now Ceded to the United States - and in Various Other Parts of the North Pacific

Author:
Whymper, Frederick

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Harper & Brothers

Date:
1869

Description:

xviii, [2], 21-353 + 2 ad pp. Illustrated with wood engravings throughout (some full-page, including frontispiece with tissue-guard); large folding map of the Yukon area and Kwich-Pak River. 20.2x13 cm. (8x5"), original gilt-decorated cloth, spine lettered in gilt, brown endpapers. First American Edition.

Frederick Whymper was a member of the Russian-American Overland Telegraph Expedition of 1865-66 and his travels included Kamchatka, the west coast of the Okhotsk Sea, and the Yukon River. A well-written and valuable narrative. Arctic Bib. 19424. Bookplates of Daniel Manning and Louis J. Greppo.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Spine faded, cover edges less so, some wear to spine ends and corners; else very good.


 
Item number:
273157
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