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ALASKA: A PROFILE

By: Colby, Merle

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan & Pearce: 1940

Order Number: 9086

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ lightly chipped. Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper; Vivid photogravures of the last frontier state; B&W Photographs; 8vo View more info

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ALASKA Last American Frontier

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project] Colby, Merle

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1943

Edition: Later Printing

Order Number: 16878

Condition: Very Good-


Stamped on front free endpaper. Rear map missing. Boards with light wear to extremities. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 427 pages View more info

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ALASKA Last American Frontier

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project] Colby, Merle

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1943

Order Number: 18208

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


DJ torn and with open tears. Boards with light rubbing to extremities ; The definitive source on Alaska, before it became a state. The only book in the series to credit a sole author (the Idaho guide credits Vardis Fisher as editor) , no less an authority than the 'Saturday Review' called it 'the most important and descriptive book about Alaska in print' and that designation may still be true. Includes NF map in rear pocket; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 427 pages View more info