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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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4 DeArmond, R. N. A Sitka Chronology 1867-1987, With Index
(1993) Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Stiff gray wraps, spiral bound with covered black metal coil, typescript text lists area events in date sequence (from March 30, 1867 to November 18, 1987), detailed index begins at page 185.; 9" x 11"; 273 pp; From the author's Foreword: "This publication is not expected to become a best seller and only a few copies are being made. I hope it will prove useful as a reference work for people who are interested in Sitka as it was back then."; Light toning to cover, little wear, 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 America, 1783-1786, Shelikhov, Grigorii I.
7 Shelikhov, Grigorii I. A Voyage to America, 1783-1786
Kingston, Ontario The Limestone Press 1981 0-919642-51-9 / 9780919642515 Hardcover Near Fine 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; Light scuffing to front cover, sound hinges, clean and unmarked. 
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8 Paterson, T. T. ACTA ARCTICA, Fasc. III: Eskimo String Figures and Their Origin
Kobenhavn (Copenhagen) Ejnar Munksgaard 1949 Softcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Tan wraps,illustrations include a photograph and a number of drawings on plates at rear. ; 9" x 11"; 98 pp; Wear to yapp edges including closed tears and losses at corners of rear cover and spine cover, inscription penned at top of front cover, pages unopened. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9 Office of Statewide Cultural Programs, Alaska Division of Parks; C. M. Brown (Principal Investogator) Aids to Navigation in Alaska History
Office of Statewide Cultural Programs, Alaska Division of Parks 1974 Softcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Stiff blue wraps, stapled, front cover with image of a lighthouse, many other Light Stations described and pictured within. History and Archaeology Series, No. 7. ; 8-1/2" x 11"; 57 pp; Staples lightly rusted, covers creased, edgeworn, pages with light corner wear, text clean and unmarked. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Michener, James A. ALASKA
New York Random House (1988) 0-394-56981-4 / 9780394569819 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Limited issue, bound in white cloth, gilt lettering to spine and illustration to front cover, map endpapers. From the limitation page: "Of the first edition of ALASKA one thousand copies have been specially bound. These books are signed by the author, and numbered 1 to 1,000.", below which appears the copy number and signature of the author. In beige paper slipcase. ; 6-1/4" x 9-1/2"; 868 pp; Signed by Author; Light soilng to covers, small spot to rear endpaper otherwise clean and unmarked. Slipcase lightly worn along edges. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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11 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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12 Satterfield, Archie; Lloyd Jarman (Photos) Alaska BUSH PILOTS in the Float Country
Seatte Superior Publishing Company 1969 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Silver stamped gray cloth, well-illuatrated with photographs. Blue illustrated dust jacket. Number 999 from a limited edition of 1,050 copies, of which 1,000 were for sale. ; 8-1/2" x 10-3/4"; 159 pp; Book with very slight lean, little wear, clean and unmarked. Jacket is price clipped with only light wear along edges, in clear protective cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Ray, Captain P. H.; Lieut. W. P. Richardson (Assisted by) Alaska Gold Fields. Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting, in response to resolution of the Senate of December 9, 1897, report of Capt. P.H. Ray, Eighth United States Infantry, and Lieut. W.P. Richardson relative to the condition of affairs in the Alaska gold fields.
[Washington, D. C.] [GPO?] [1897] Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
"Conflicting reports in the early summer having been received by the War Department as to the condition of affairs in Alaska, especially relative to actual and threatened lawlessness, the Department decided to send an officer of the Army to ascertain the real conditions and report at the earliest possible date the facts." Issued by the 55th Congress, 2d Session, as Senate Document No. 14. Self wraps, stapled. Wickersham 7769a.; 5-3/4" x 9"; 14 pp; Uncommon, not presently found in the trade, and with a single holding, at the Alaska State Library.; Light soiling to wrappers, otherwise clean and unmarked. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14 Reid, Barry H. Alaska Village Demonstration Projects: First Generation of Integrated Utilities for Remote Communitiies
College , Alaska U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Arctic Environmental Research Laboratory 1973 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
EPA Working Paper No. 22. Stiff blue wraps, stapled, typescript text.; 8-1/2" x 11"; iii, 29 pp; Rusted stapled with staining to covers, otherwise lttle wear. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Alaska's Salmon Hatcheries, 1891- 1959, Roppel, Patricia
15 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. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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16 Seward, William H.; General Lovell H. Rousseau; Andrew Johnson Alaska. Message from the President of the United States in relation to The transfer of territory from Russia to the United States.
[Washington, D. C.] [GPO?] [1868] Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Issued by the 40th Congress, 2d Session House of Representatives as Ex. Doc. No. 125. Self wraps, produced with cut notches for binding cords, sewn. ; 5-3/4" x 9"; 14 pp; "Favoring the passage of a bill making an appropriation to carry the treaty with Russia into effect", "Adverse views of the minority, submitted by C. C. Washburn" - Wickersham 9955. ; No wear of note. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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17 Vail [, Isaac N.] Alaska. The Land of The Nugget. WHY?
[Pasadena] [G. A. Swerdfiger] [1897] Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Tan boards with title and author in black lettering printed on front panel, decorative endpapers. Usually found in wrappers, this copy is clothbound without covers from a wrappered copy; with staple holes visible on all pages at the inner margin. Title from cover. Publisher, year and place from Wickersham 3693, which makes no mention of this alternate binding. ; 5-3/4" x 8"; 68 pp; An uncommon title, not elsewhere seen in this hardcover form. Vail developed the Annular Theory and published Annular World. ; Little wear to boards, staining seen at spine and on rear cover, interior unmarked with little wear. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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ALASKAN ESKIMO WORDS., Rasmussen, Knut (Compiled by)
18 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. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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An ARCTIC BOAT JOURNEY, in the Autumn of 1854., Hayes, Isaac I.
19 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.
20 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. 
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