Compilation of Narratives of Explorations in Alaska
Collection of reports of explorations in Alaska, mainly by the US Army. Includes report of Senate Committee on Military Affairs, general introduction, 51 reports and sub-reports on such topics as population and resources, international polar expedition to Point Barrow 1881-1884, relief of the destitute in gold fields 1897, up and down the Yukon, military reconnaissance of the Copper River Valley 1898, Tanana Region 1898, Cook Inlet 1899, winter conditions along the Yukon 1899, military road from Valdez to Copper Center, ethnographical information on native tribes, etc.
Date Published: 1900
Place Published: Washington DC
Condition: Ex library - good
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: First Collected Edition. 56th Congress, 1st Session, Report No. 1023. vii, 3-856 p. 30 cm. 27 fold-out maps, 33 full-page plates, numerous in-text illustrations. Blue cloth hardcover. Ex lib. Notation on lower spine, tear in upper spine, worn top corner, rough edge on front board. Endpapers have library labels. Ink stamp and notation on rear of title page. Numerous small tears and chips throughout and soiled title page and text block edge.