Beechey, F. W. (Frederick William). Narrative of a voyage to the Pacific and Beering's strait. [Bering Strait] 1968 reprint, Volume 1 ONLY. Amsterdam, N. Israel; New York, Da Capo Press (Bibliotheca Australiana 34). Reprint of the London, 1831 edition. keyword: Blossom (Ship). 2 inch tear to front cover hinge + first 2 pages; map didn't tear. Reading copy, volume one of the two volume set. $45   plus $4.00 media mail postage, packing, & insurance (international orders extra). For faster shipping, inquire. Credit cards not accepted. [shelf locator: Voyages Bookcase ]  Inventory #1226 . To order this item email dick@AlaskaWanted.com

Bodfish, Captain Hartson H. Chasing The Bowhead.  1936.  Harvard University Press. 281 pages. First edition. Original cloth. Some wear and soil to binding; spine darkened. Scarce book. (keywords: Hartson H. Bodfish, Hartson Hartlett Bodfish, whales, whaling in the Western Arctic, Eskimos) INV#1337. $125. plus $6 postage & packing & insurance. To order this item email dick@AlaskaWanted.com

[Cook, James.] Journal of Captain Cook's Last Voyage to the Pacific Ocean. John Rickman's journal. Readex Microprint, 1966. 8vo. map. Reprint of 1781 British edition. Hardcover. Name was clipped off end paper. Date written on half title. The last few pages didn't have page numbers, and previous owner inked them in. Otherwise VG. INV#1210. $24.50. plus $4 postage & packing. To order this item email dick@AlaskaWanted.com

De Long, Emma. EXPLORER'S WIFE. Dodd, Mead. 1938. First edition. 252 pp. Wife of George De Long, Alaska and arctic explorer, of the Jeannette expedition. Xlibrary reading copy, good. INV#1045. $28. plus $4 postage & packing. To order this item email dick@AlaskaWanted.com

Dixon, George. VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD, BUT MORE PARTICULARLY TO THE NORTH-WEST COAST OF AMERICA: PERFORMED IN 1785, 1785, 1787, and 1788....   London: Goulding,1789. Second edition (same year as 1st). Recent 3/4 dark brown calf & marbled boards, gilt lettered spine label. xxix (i), 360 and 48 pages, with 5 folded maps and charts, and 16 (of 17) full-page and folded plates & views (lacks a called for "indian song"); lacking half-title and all blanks.  Covers fine, text tight & clean with light browning, plates and maps all nice and clean, some extra creases to large general chart, which has ragged edges. Four small old library stamps, but well into the interior of the book between pages 43 and 273 . $1,950.00 plus postage & insurance. To order this item email dick@AlaskaWanted.com

Dixon, George. VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD, BUT MORE PARTICULARLY TO THE NORTH-WEST COAST OF AMERICA: PERFORMED IN 1785, 1785, 1787, and 1788....  London: Geo. Goulding,1789. Second edition (same year as 1st).  Boards detatched, needs rebind.  360 and 48 pages, with 5 folded maps and charts, and 16 (of 17) full-page and folded plates & views bound in as a group (lacks a called for "indian song"); lacking half-title and all blanks.  Untrimmed and partly unopened; appears to be a thick paper edition. Some paper damage to top 1/2 inch of a few pages, which mostly would be part trimmed out (had the book been trimmed), otherwise internally Very Good.  SOLD

Farwell, Raymond Forrest. CAPTAIN FARWELL'S HANSEN HANDBOOK FOR PILOTING IN THE INLAND WATERS OF THE PUGET SOUND AREA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, SOUTHEASTERN ALASKA, SOUTHWESTERN ALASKA, WESTERN ALASKA, WITH SOME SKETCHES FROM THE ORIGINAL HANSEN HANDBOOK. 1951 (the preferred and latest edition). The culmination of Captain R. F. Farwell's life work of continuing the work begun by Captain Sofus E. Hansen in 1917. [aka Hansen's Handbook] 599 pages. Cover has a flap with a snap. Very Good. $325.00 plus $6 postage & insurance by media mail, or plus $8.50 postage & insurance by Priority mail. To order this item email dick@AlaskaWanted.com  SOLD

Farwell, Raymond Forrest. CAPTAIN FARWELL'S HANSEN HANDBOOK FOR PILOTING IN THE INLAND WATERS OF THE PUGET SOUND AREA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, SOUTHEASTERN ALASKA, SOUTHWESTERN ALASKA, WESTERN ALASKA, WITH SOME SKETCHES FROM THE ORIGINAL HANSEN HANDBOOK. 1931 edition. The culmination of Captain R. F. Farwell's life work of continuing the work begun by Captain Sofus E. Hansen in 1917. [aka Hansen's Handbook] 479 pages.. Cover has a flap with a snap.  Good. $195.00 plus $5 postage & insurance by media mail, or plus $7.50 postage & insurance by Priority mail. To order this item email dick@AlaskaWanted.com   SOLD

Farwell, Raymond Forrest. CAPTAIN FARWELL'S HANSEN HANDBOOK FOR PILOTING IN THE INLAND WATERS OF THE PUGET SOUND AREA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, SOUTHEASTERN ALASKA, SOUTHWESTERN ALASKA, WESTERN ALASKA, WITH SOME SKETCHES FROM THE ORIGINAL HANSEN HANDBOOK. 1951 (the preferred and latest edition). The culmination of Captain R. F. Farwell's life work of continuing the work begun by Captain Sofus E. Hansen in 1917. [aka Hansen's Handbook] 599 pages. Cover does NOT have the flap with a snap (regular cover). Very Good. $295.00 plus $6 postage & insurance by media mail, or plus $8.50 postage & insurance by Priority mail. To order this item email dick@AlaskaWanted.com

Farwell, Raymond Forrest. CAPTAIN FARWELL'S HANSEN HANDBOOK FOR PILOTING IN THE INLAND WATERS OF THE PUGET SOUND AREA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, SOUTHEASTERN ALASKA, SOUTHWESTERN ALASKA, WESTERN ALASKA, WITH SOME SKETCHES FROM THE ORIGINAL HANSEN HANDBOOK. 1951 (the preferred and latest edition). The culmination of Captain R. F. Farwell's life work of continuing the work begun by Captain Sofus E. Hansen in 1917. [aka Hansen's Handbook] 599 pages. Cover does NOT have the flap with a snap (regular cover). Good. $275.00 plus $6 postage & insurance by media mail, or plus $8.50 postage & insurance by Priority mail. To order this item email dick@AlaskaWanted.com

Forster, John. HISTORY OF THE VOYAGES AND DISCOVERIES MADE IN THE NORTH. London: G.G.J. & J. Robinson, 1786.  489 pp & index & ads. Rebound in modern 1/4 morocco leather. Light foxing. Private library blindstamp. Very Good. $1,950.00 plus postage & insurance. To order this item email dick@AlaskaWanted.com

Holmes, B.F.  LOG OF THE LAURA IN POLAR SEAS, A HUNTING CRUISE FROM TROMSO, NORWAY TO SPITSBERGEN, THE POLAR ICE OFF EAST GREENLAND AND THE ISLAND OF JAN MAYEN IN THE SUMMER OF 1906.  Cambridge: The University Press, 1907. 1/4 leather.  Front cover detached; internally fine.  Clive Holland:1906(f).  $795.00 plus postage & insurance. To order this item email dick@AlaskaWanted.com



McDonald, Lucile.
Alaska Steam
History of the Alaska Steamship Company

This is volume 11(4) of Alaska Geographic. It was published in 1984. This softbound book is in fine (new) condition.
There are 11 chapters: The Opening of the Northern Waterways; Gold Rush Days; Copper Riches; Expansion and Change; Passenger Traffic and Prohibition; Depression Years; The Alaska Line Goes to War; Postwar Problems; The Decline of Passenger Service; Captains and Crew; The End of the Line; appendix: Ships of the Line; bibliography.

A beautifully produced book with loads of historical photos.

SOLD (ask me if I have this book back in stock)

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              Steamship Company book.
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Phipps, C. J.  A VOYAGE TOWARD THE NORTH POLE. London: Bowyer & Nichols, 1774.  Rebacked, front cover detaching. Private library blindstamp. otherwise Very Good. $1,450.00 plus postage & insurance. To order this item email dick@AlaskaWanted.com


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