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Image for Aurora Borealis  The Amazing Northern Lights

Aurora Borealis The Amazing Northern Lights

By: Akasofu, Syun-Ichi & S.I. Akasofu

Price: $5.88

Publisher: Anchorage, Alaska Geographic Society: 1979

Seller ID: 11598

ISBN: 0882401246

Condition: Good+


Wear on edges and small stains on covers. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Dr. S. I. Akasofu of the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, a leading expert on the aurora, explains in clearly understandable terms what causes the aurora, how it works and how and why scientists are studying it today. A treat for both trained and untrained observers...presents an overview of... View more info

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The Hunter

By: Aldridge, James

Price: $14.82

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1951

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 11605

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


Wear and on edges and corners of dust jacket, refurbished. Text is unmarked. ; Book Description; Mylar and paper (Demco) protective cover. Dust jacket is intact with no nicks or tears. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are shiny, square and without wear. James Aldridge sets his novel The Hunter (1950) on the north shore of Lake Huron, and focuses on the experiences of an aging woodsman to develop a sensitive portraya... View more info

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Yukon Alone The World's Toughest Adventure Race

By: Balzar, John

Price: $5.88

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Co.: 2000

Seller ID: 11626

ISBN: 0805059490

Condition: Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Library sticker on outside cover. Unmarked inside book. ; Book Description; Mylar and paper (Demco) protective cover. Dust jacket is intact with no nicks or tears. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are shiny, square and with slight wear. Twelve dogs, a sled, and your wits versus 1,023 miles of danger, snow, ice, and wilderness. The Yukon Quest is possibly the toughest race on earth. Held earlier, farther inland, and ... View more info

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As Far As You Can Go Without A Passport The View From The End Of The Road

By: Bodett, Tom

Price: $7.36

Publisher: Reding, Massachusetts, Addison-Wesley: 1986

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 11604

ISBN: 0201106736

Condition: Very Good+


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Tom Bodett, humorist, radio star, and pitchman for Motel 6, lives and writes in Homer, Alaska, the little town in the blue Northwest where America stops, carwise. "If you got into your car in New York, " he said, "and wanted to take a nice long drive, I mean the longest drive you could without turning around or... View more info

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CABIN FEVER.

By: Bower, B. M.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, Blakiston Company: 1945

Seller ID: 11609

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Fading of spine area, no bumping and mild wear. Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. A two year old baby boy transforms life for two hard bitten, wilderness bound gold miners. ; 7.50 X 5.10 X 1.10 inches; 291 pages View more info

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The Vikings

By: Brondsted, Johannes & Kalle Skov

Price: $3.96

Publisher: Australia, Penguin Books: 1960

Seller ID: 24073

ISBN: 0140204598

Condition: Fair


Unmarked internally, however first few cover pages contain extensive notes. Corners shows some wear. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. ; Pelican Books; 7 X 4.40 X 0.90 inches; 352 pages View more info

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Lord of Alaska The Story of Baranov and the Russian Adventure

By: Chevigny, Hector

Price: $25.93

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, Binfords & Mort: 1971

Edition: Second Edition; Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 27347

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Unmarked. Very mild wear on some edges of dust jacket. ; Book Description; Dust Jacket is intact and covered in protective (Demco) plastic film and paper. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast.This is a surprisingly fast-paced, exciting book on the Russian period in Alaska. The book is set mostly from 1790-1823, the time in which Baranov was in charge of the Russian tra... View more info

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Ice Ages

By: Chorlton, Windsor

Price: $9.37

Publisher: Alexandria, Virgina, Time-Life Books: 1983

Seller ID: 23680

ISBN: 0809443287

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. Published without Dust Jacket. ; Planet Earth; Color Illustrations; 11 X 9 X 0.70 inches; 176 pages View more info

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Alaska the Last Frontier

By: Clark, Henry W.

Price: $24.50

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1939

Seller ID: 11612

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Wear on bottom edges from shelving and some bumping of top and bottom spine edges. Unmarked. Fold out map. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Here is the story of Alaska from its discovery & the early sttlers down to the ill-fated 1934 Matanuska Valley experiment - told by a man who was born there; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 246 pages View more info

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The Alaskan

By: Curwood, James Oliver & Walt Lounderback

Price: $5.88

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1923

Seller ID: 11611

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 326 pages View more info

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The Coast of Northeast Greenland--Plates Only.

By: Cusman, Joseph, A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington 25 D. C., Smithsonian Institution: 1848

Seller ID: 11638

Condition: Very Good


Folio of several plates, no text. Corners of folio show wear. ; 8 plates, in like new condition. ; Smithsonian Misc. Collections; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Peter Freuchen's Famous Book Of The Eskimos

Peter Freuchen's Famous Book Of The Eskimos

By: Edited By Dagmar Freuchen

Price: $3.96

Publisher: Greenwich, Connecticut, Fawcett Crest Books: 1961

Seller ID: 11628

ISBN: 0449030822

Condition: Fair


Wear on top and bottom of spine and mild creasing of spine. Previous owner's name on inside cover pages. ; Book Description; Spine has signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with some use wear. An amazing anthropological excursion to the Arctic that portrays what was on the minds of the (mostly male) Eskimos in the early part of the 20th century and how they lived their lives. His descriptions of their gustatory sophist... View more info

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Polar Secrets a treasury of the Arctic and Antarctic 1968 hardback

By: edited by Seon Manley and Gogo Lewis

Price: $12.14

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday: 1968

Seller ID: 11602

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


A doubleday reinforced Library edition. Some rubbing on dust jacket and wear on edges of dust jacket. ; Book Description; Mylar and paper (Demco) protective cover. Dust jacket is intact with few nicks or tears. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are shiny, square and with slight wear on book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 355 pages View more info

Image for This Cold Heaven  Seven Seasons in Greenland

This Cold Heaven Seven Seasons in Greenland

By: Ehrlich, Gretel

Price: $9.94

Publisher: New York, Pantheon: 2001

Edition: Stated First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 11608

ISBN: 0679442006

Condition: Very Good+


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Mylar and paper (Demco) protective cover. Dust jacket is intact with no nicks or tears. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are shiny, square and without wear. For the last decade, Gretel Ehrlich has been obsessed by an island, a terrain, a culture, and the men and women who long for and love the complex frailties and treacherous beauty of a world defined by ice. Greenland, the world's lar... View more info

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The Alaska Adventures of a Norwegian Cheechako A Greenhorn with a Gold Pan

By: Eide, Harald

Price: $14.72

Publisher: Anchorage, Alaska, Alaska Northwest Books: 1987

Seller ID: 11596

ISBN: 0882400630

Condition: Good+


Previous owner's stamp on inside front cover pages. Mild rubbing of covers from shleving. Well bound. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. ; 8.10 X 5.20 X 0.40 inches; 128 pages View more info

Image for Hell on ice. The saga of the "Jeanette."

Hell on ice. The saga of the "Jeanette."

By: ELLSBERG, EDWARD, Commander.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead: 1938

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 27349

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Unmarked, except for previous owner's signature on inside cover and on title page. Mild wear and or bumping of some corners and mild staining of covers. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. Published without Dust Jacket. ; 9 X 7 X 2 inches; 421 pages View more info

Image for People Of The Noatak * Personal Narrative In Text And Drawing .

People Of The Noatak * Personal Narrative In Text And Drawing .

By: Fejes, Claire

Price: $23.61

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1966

Seller ID: 11606

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Previous owner's name and stamps on inside cover page; refurbished rent in back cover. ; Book Description; Mylar and paper (Demco) protective cover. Dust jacket is intact with few nicks or tears. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are shiny, square and with slight wear to book. The author/artist was able to depict the ancient Eskimo culture with the written word just as skillfully, and beautifully, as the pictures she... View more info

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The Polar Regions in Their Relation to Human Affairs

By: Gould, Laurence M.

Price: $10.23

Publisher: New York, American Geographical Society: 1958

Seller ID: 11620

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Some localbumping on leading edge and corners; otherwise near verygood condition. Unmarked, except for previous owner's name embossed on front page covers. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Published without Dust Jacket. Fold out map in back is in nearly new condition. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 54 pages View more info

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The red snow

By: Greiner, James

Price: $4.22

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 23684

ISBN: 0312667175

Condition: Very Good+


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. ; 8 X 5.40 X 0.70 inches; 227 pages View more info

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Alaska High Roads to Adventure

By: GROSVENOR, Gilbert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington 25 D. C., National Geographic: 1976

Seller ID: 11639

ISBN: 0870441884

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Unmarked. Very little wear. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. ; Color Photographs; 10 X 7 X 0.80 inches; 199 pages View more info