RUSH BURR, Agnes.

Alaska

£200

Alaska
Our Beautiful Northland of Opportunity.
Boston, The Page Company, 1920.

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Description

‘A Description of Its Rivers, Mountains, Glaciers, Volcanoes and Other Beautiful and Unusual Scenic Features and of the Rare Delights It Offers Travellers, Big Game Hunters, Mountain Climbers, Explorers; Its Towns and Pioneer Settlements; The Government Railroad and Mount McKindley National Park; Its Rich Resources; Its Openings for New Business Enterprises; Its Indians, Their Primitive Customs and Present Developments; Its Romantic Early History when Russian, Spanish and Other Nations Sought Its Wealth; the Gold Rush Days; Its Present Progress and Bright Future.’

Description

4to, (250 x 170 x 45cm); folding map of Alaska and 54 plates (some of which taken from photographs), of which 6 are in colour; publisher’s gilt-embossed cloth highlighted in white and grey, slight rubbing to extremities, small gift inscription to front flyleaf and ownership stamp with ink date on pastedown opposite, otherwise a fine copy.

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Stock ID: 99466