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A Chronological History of the Discovery of the Aleutian Islands or The Exploits of Russian Merchants. With a Supplement of Historical Data on the Fur Trade., Berkh, Vasilii Nikolaevich
1 Berkh, Vasilii Nikolaevich A Chronological History of the Discovery of the Aleutian Islands or The Exploits of Russian Merchants. With a Supplement of Historical Data on the Fur Trade.
Kingston, Ontario The Limestone Press 1974 0-919642-54-3 / 9780919642546 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Translated by Dmitri Krenov. Edited by Richard A. Pierce. Gilt stamped orange cloth, endpapers reproduce maps on tan paper, text accompanied by 8 pages of illustrations also printed on tan paper, Index at rear. Materials for the Study of Alaska History No. 5.; 6" x 9-1/4"; xiii, 156 pp; Modest soiling/spotting to front cover, light rubbing to corners, sound binding, clean and unmarked. 
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A History of FORT DURHAM, Hudson's Bay Company Trading Post Located in TAKU HARBOR, 1840-1843, Within the boundaries of present day Juneau, Alaska, Olson, Wallace M.
2 Olson, Wallace M. A History of FORT DURHAM, Hudson's Bay Company Trading Post Located in TAKU HARBOR, 1840-1843, Within the boundaries of present day Juneau, Alaska
Juneau, Alaska Heritage Research 1994 Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Orange wraps, perfect bound, front cover with drawing of the Fort, two maps precede text which is accompanied by additional ilustrations. ; 8-1/2" x 11"; iv, [2], 77 pp; Covers are lightly rubbed, clean and unmarked. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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A HISTORY OF THE RUSSIAN AMERICAN COMPANY, Vol. 2: Documents, Tikhmenev, P. A.
3 Tikhmenev, P. A. A HISTORY OF THE RUSSIAN AMERICAN COMPANY, Vol. 2: Documents
Kingston, Ontario, Canada The Limestone Press 1980 0-919642-80-2 / 9780919642805 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Translated by Dmitri Krenov. Edited by Richard A. Pierce and Alton S. Donnelly. Gilt stamped red cloth, endpapers reproduce maps, typescript text with 4 pages section of plates, index, series title list at rear. Materials for the Study of Alaska History No. 13. ; 6" x 9-1/4"; vii, 257 pp; Light wear along edges, sound binding, two pages with a faint stain along edge otherwise clean and unmarked. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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A List of Trading Vessels in the Maritime Fur Trade, 1785-1825, Howay, F. W.; Richard A. Pierce (Edited by)
4 Howay, F. W.; Richard A. Pierce (Edited by) A List of Trading Vessels in the Maritime Fur Trade, 1785-1825
Kingston, Ontario The Limestone Press 1973 0-919642-51-9 / 9780919642515 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Gilt stamped green cloth, Reprints documents first published in the 1930s. Materials for the Study of Alaskan History, No. 2.. Number 21 from 550 copies of this First Printing thus. ISBN stamped on copyright page. ; 6-3/4" x 10"; v, 209 pp; Lightly rubbed at edges and soiled along right page edge, one additional entry inked to citations at rear, otherwise clean and unmarked. 
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A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD In the Years 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788. Performed in the King George, Commanded by Captain Portlock; and The Queen Charlotte, Commanded by Captain Dixon, "C. L."
5 "C. L." A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD In the Years 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788. Performed in the King George, Commanded by Captain Portlock; and The Queen Charlotte, Commanded by Captain Dixon
Fairfield, Washington Ye Galleon Press 1984 0-87770-325-6 / 9780877703259 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Author was ship's surgeon aboard the Queen Charlotte. Reprint of a work originally published by R. Randal in London in 1789. Gilt stamped brown leatherette, decorative endpapers, frontispiece, index follows text..; 5-1/2" x 8-1/4"; 146, [4] pp; Rubbing to gilt lettering otherwise little wear. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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A Voyage to America, 1783-1786, Shelikhov, Grigorii I.
6 Shelikhov, Grigorii I. A Voyage to America, 1783-1786
Kingston, Ontario The Limestone Press 1981 0-919642-51-9 / 9780919642515 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Translated by Marina Ramsay. Edited, with an Introduction by Richard A. Pierce.Gilt stamped red cloth, endpapers reproduce maps, text with accompanying illustrations. Alaska History, No. 19, series titles listed at rear. ; 6" x 9-1/4"; vii, 144, 1 pp; Slight spine lean, mild wear along board edges, rear board with bumped corners, sound hinges, clean and unmarked. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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A Voyage To The North Pacific, De Wolf, Captain John
7 De Wolf, Captain John A Voyage To The North Pacific
Fairfield, Washington Ye Galleon Press 1998 0-87770-620-4 / 9780877706205 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Reprint of the original 1861 edition. Gilt-stamped brown leatherette, decorative endpapers, text printed in colors on tan paper, fold-out map. ; 6" x 9-1/4"; 132 pp; A few minor dents to rear panel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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ALASKA BIRD TRAILS: Adventures of an Expedition by Dog Sled to the Delta of the Yukon River at Hooper Bay, Brandt, Herbert
8 Brandt, Herbert ALASKA BIRD TRAILS: Adventures of an Expedition by Dog Sled to the Delta of the Yukon River at Hooper Bay
Cleveland, Ohio The Bird Research Foundation 1943 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Illustrated with paintings (on plates with guards) by Major Allan Brooks and Edward R. Kalmbach with photographs by Frank DuFresne, Olaus J. Murie, and the author and with pen sketches by C. G. Mitchell, J. R. Moodey and L. B. Towle. Brown cloth, gilt lettering and bird image front and spine, front endpaper is tinted photo of Alaskan tundra, rear endpaper is map of Alaska. In publishers dust jacket with illustrated panels front and rear. Heavy book, extra for internationa l shipping. ; 7-1/2" x 10"; XVIII, 464 pp; Little wear to boards, hinges remain strong, gift inscription to front flyleaf, text otherwise unmarked. Jacket is sun faded, rubbed along folds, edgeworn with small losses, in clear protective cover. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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9 Anon ALASKA BUILDERS: 50 Years of Construction in the 49th State
Fairbanks, Alaska The Associated General Contractors of Alaska 1998 1-888125-38-1 / 9781888125382 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Blue leatherette lettered in gilt and red, endpapers reproduce photographs, well-illustrated with many photographs including color section at rear. Blue dust jacket lettered in gold and red. Limitation page with pastedown logo and statement: Five hundred copies of Alaska's Builders have been specially bound and numbered by A.G.C. of Alaska for presentation and collection by members and honored friends. This volume is No. ____ (with 465 inked in). ; 8-3/4" x 11-1/4"; 239 pp; Slight wear to book and jacket along edges. Jacket in clear protective cover. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Alaska's Salmon Hatcheries, 1891- 1959, Roppel, Patricia
10 Roppel, Patricia Alaska's Salmon Hatcheries, 1891- 1959
Juneau, Alaska Alaska Department of Fish and Game et al (1982) 0-943712-09-2 / 9780943712093 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Alaska Historical Commission Studies in History No. 20. Gilt stamped olive cloth, illustrated, bibliography, index at rear. Green dust jacket with white lettering. ; 6-1/4" x 9-1/4"; x, 299 pp; Very slight soiling, no wear of note. 
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ALASKAN ESKIMO WORDS., Rasmussen, Knut (Compiled by)
11 Rasmussen, Knut (Compiled by) ALASKAN ESKIMO WORDS.
New York AMS Press 1976 0-404-58314-8 / 9780404583149 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Report of the Fifth Thule Expedition 1921-24. the Danish Expedition to Arctic North America in charge of Knud Rasmussen, Ph. D. Vol. III. No. 4. Reprint of work originally produced in 1941. Gilt-stamped brown cloth, fold-out map at rear. ; 6" x 9-1/4"; 83 pp; Little wear, clean and unmarked. 
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An ARCTIC BOAT JOURNEY, in the Autumn of 1854., Hayes, Isaac I.
12 Hayes, Isaac I. An ARCTIC BOAT JOURNEY, in the Autumn of 1854.
Boston Ticknor and Fields 1867 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
New Edition, Enlarged and Illustrated. Brown cloth, gilt walrus to front cover and lettering to spine, blindstamped walrus to rear cover, brown endpapers, frontispiece and 13 additional full-page engravings with guards, Notes to the New Edition at rear. First was 1860.. ; 5-1/4" x 8"; xxiii, 387 pp; Rebacked retaining original spine, sound binding, paper evenly toned, a few spots observed but pages unmarked and generally clean, a few pages show wear along right edge. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Atka: An Ethnohistory of the Western Aleutians, Black, Lydia T.
13 Black, Lydia T. Atka: An Ethnohistory of the Western Aleutians
Kingston, Ontario The Limestone Press 1984 0-919642-99-3 / 9780919642997 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Edited by R. A. Pierce. Gilt stamped orange cloth, endpapers reproduce maps, text accompanied by 6 pages of illustrations, series title list at rear. Alaska History No. 24.. ; 6" x 9-1/4"; iv, [6], 219 pp; Front board bumped at lower right, sound binding, clean and unmarked. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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BARANOV: Chief Manager of the Russian Colonies in America, Khlebnikov, K. T.
14 Khlebnikov, K. T. BARANOV: Chief Manager of the Russian Colonies in America
Kingston, Ontario The Limestone Press 1983 0-919642-50-0 / 9780919642508 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Gilt stamped brown cloth, map endpapers, detailed contents, photographs, typescript text. Translated by Colin Bearne. Materials for the Study of Alaska History, No. 3, edited by R. A. Pierce. One from 530 numbered copies of the First Printing. ; 6" x 9-1/4"; xvi, [8], 140 pp; Little wear, sound binding, faint stain to first two leaves otherwise clean and unmarked. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Caribou Traveler, McCracken, Harold
15 McCracken, Harold Caribou Traveler
Philadelphia and New York J. B. Lippincott Company 1949 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
The Foreword begins: "Tuktu is the name by which the Barren Ground caribou is known to nearly all of the Eskimo tribes of Arctic America." Terra cotta cloth with black letttering, foreword, map, text with illustrations from drawings. ; 5-1/2" x 8-1/4"; ix, 204 pp; Mild wear to covers, sound binding, clean and unmarked within. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Clothing in Colonial Russian America: A New Look, Middleton, John; Lyn Kalani (General Editor)
16 Middleton, John; Lyn Kalani (General Editor) Clothing in Colonial Russian America: A New Look
Kingston, Ontario : Fairbanks, Alaska The Limestone Press 1996 1-895901-08-1 / 9781895901085 Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Stiff white wraps, perfect bound, well illustrated. Alaska History No. 44. ; 8-1/2" x 11"; 138 pp; Little wear, clean and unmarked. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Cries from the Heart: Alaskans respond to the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill, O'Meara, Jan (Edited by)
17 O'Meara, Jan (Edited by) Cries from the Heart: Alaskans respond to the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill
Homer, Alaska Wizard Works 1989 09621543-2-6 / 9780962154324 No edition noted Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A variety of emotional responses to the spill and aftermath. Stiff wraps, perfect bound, text, poetry, drawings, photos. ; 5-1/2" x 8"; iv, 90 pp; Covers rubbed and with light scratches, clean and unmarked within. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Early Voyages in the North Pacific, 1813-1818, Corney, Peter
18 Corney, Peter Early Voyages in the North Pacific, 1813-1818
Fairfield, Washington Ye Galleon Press 1965 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Gilt stamped salmon cloth, green decorative endpapers, frontispiece portrait of author, introductory material by Glen Adams and others, index at rear. Of this edition 998 copies were finished. ; 5-1/2" x 8-1/4"; 238 pp; Little wear. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Eskimo Artifacts: Designed for Use, Thiry, Paul & Mary
19 Thiry, Paul & Mary Eskimo Artifacts: Designed for Use
Seatte Superior Publishing Company 1977 0-87564-016-8 / 9780875640167 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Gilt-stamped brown leatherette, profusely illustrated, indices at rear. Illustrated dust jacket. In sllipcase. Related Smithsonian article laid in. Heavy, international extra. ; 10" x 12-1/4"; 337, [7] pp; Little wear to book,.Jacket sunned, lightly edgeworn but for a 1" tear along the top edge of the rear panel. Slipcase lightly worn at corners. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Ethnohistory in the Arctic: The Bering Strait Eskimo, Ray, Dorothy Jean
20 Ray, Dorothy Jean Ethnohistory in the Arctic: The Bering Strait Eskimo
Kingston, Ontario The Limestone Press 1983 0-919642-98-5 / 9780919642980 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Silver-stampled black cloth, map endpapers, typescript text with some photographs. Alaska History, Number 23, edited by R. A. Pierce. ; 6" x 9-1/4"; vi, 274, [8] pp; Small tear at top of spine, sound binding, clean and unmarked. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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