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1 Becker, Ethel Anderson HERE COMES THE POLLY
Seattle, Washington: Superior Publishing Company, (1971). First edition. Hardcover. One corner tip minutely bumped, red remainder dot to lower page edges, else nearly fine in black stamped leatherette, in an age-toned and rubbed pictorial dust jacket that shows one short closed edge tear to the rear panel. Quarto. 
Illustrated "biography" of the gunboat "Politkofsy"--built for the Russian fur trade circa 1861 and transferred to the U.S. in 1867, when it was transformed into a work tug. Fascinating gallery of rare photos by E.A. Hegg, Asahel Curtis and F.H. Nowell. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 Danter, Sylvia, editor DORSET 80: Cape Dorset Graphics Annual
(Toronto, Canada): M.F. Feheley, Publishers, (1980). 0919880207 / 9780919880207 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in gray linen with gilt titles and devices to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with one short closed tear to the lower rear panel. Oblong quarto. 
Over 120 color and black-and-white stonecuts, lithographs, acrylic paintings and commissioned graphic art from the West Baffin Island community of Cape Dorset are collected and splendidly reproduced in this charming record of Inuit art. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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3 Doig, Ivan THE SEA RUNNERS
New York: Atheneum, 1982. 0689113021 / 9780689113024 First edition. SIGNED by Doig to the title-page. Hardcover. Corner tips very mildly bumped, else a very nearly fine copy in cloth-backed boards; in faintly age-toned illustrated dust jacket with wraparound artwork by Paul Bacon. 
"THE SEA RUNNERS has all the grace, charm, and spaciousness of his book on Montana, THIS HOUSE OF SKY... The sea, wind, space, are palpable in this exquisitely worked book."--Thomas Keneally. Perhaps Doig's most elusive title. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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4 MacGowan, Michael THE HARD ROAD TO KLONDIKE
London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, (1962). First edition in English. Hardcover. Fine in salmon-colored cloth; in a near fine photo-illustrated dust jacket with minor shelfwear, a few tiny edge tears, and mild fading to the spine. Octavo. 150 pages; frontispiece portrait, illustrated with black-and-white plates, and two maps. 
MacGowan took part in the Klondike gold-rush and vividly recounts the adventures of himself and his 'sourdough' companions, their privations and hardships in the primitive harsh icy wastes of the Yukon. Translated from the Irish by Valentin Iremonger. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5 Marshall, Edison PRINCESS SOPHIA
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company , Inc., 1958. First edition. Hardcover. A bright, sharp, fine copy in vivid emerald cloth; in illustrated dust jacket that shows only a hint of age-toning. Jacket painting by Robert Doares. Map-decorated endpapers. 
A novel of gold-rush Alaska with adventuress Fannie Ford and bright-haired Sophia Hill at its whirling center. By the popular and prolific author of THE VIKING. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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6 Morey, Walt GLOOMY GUS
New York: E.P. Dutton and Co., Inc., (1970). First edition. Inscribed, dated, and SIGNED by Morey on the half-title. Hardcover. A tiny dot of stain to fore-edge, else this is a very close to fine copy in a very lightly edgeworn and mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket with wraparound color jacket painting by David K. Stone. 
Circus owner Henry D. Marcel has his eye on our ursine hero, Gus, an Alaskan Kodiak bear raised by young Eric Strong with the help of old prospector Ten-Day Watson. "Another colorful, heartwarming story" from the author of GENTLE BEN. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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7 Stabenow, Dana A COLD-BLOODED BUSINESS
New York: Berkley Prime Crime, (1994). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Kate Shugak mystery by the Edgar Award winning author. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Stabenow, Dana A FINE AND BITTER SNOW
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2002). 0312205481 / 9780312205485 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The twelfth in the Edgar Award-winning Alaskan mystery series featuring Aleutian detective Kate Shugak finds Kate fighting environmental drilling issues as well as fighting for Park Ranger Dan O'Brien's job and life. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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9 Stabenow, Dana A TAINT IN THE BLOOD
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2004). 0312306830 / 9780312306830 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The Alaskan native and Edgar Award-winning author of the Liam Campbell mystery series presents the fourteenth entry in her Alaskan mystery series featuring private eye Kate Shugak. This time out Kate looks into the secret past of a wealthy family. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Stabenow, Dana PLAY WITH FIRE
New York: Berkley Prime Crime, (1995). 0425147177 / 9780425147177 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Jacket painting by Joe Burleson. 
A Kate Shugak mystery by the Edgar Award-winning author of A COLD-BLOODED BUSINESS. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 Straley, John COLD WATER BURNING
New York: Bantam Books, (2001). First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Mild bump to the lower spine, else near fine in blue wraps. 
"The award-winning, critically acclaimed novels of John Straley are powerful mysteries set in a world of perfect beauty (Alaska) and less than perfect lives." Private Investigator Cecil Younger is called in the wake of a "horrific" crime. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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12 Straley, John COLD WATER BURNING
New York: Bantam Books, (2001). 0553106430 / 9780553106435 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in blue wraps. 
"The award-winning author whose 'novels are like no others' plunges readers into the wake of a horrific crime that has a community on edge and put private investigator Cecil Younger into the eye of a deadly storm." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Straley, John DEATH AND THE LANGUAGE OF HAPPINESS
New York: Bantam Books, (1997). 0553096796 / 9780553096798 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
P.I. Cecil Younger makes his fourth appearance in this mystery set in Alaska by the Shamus Award-winning mystery writer John Straley, hailed by the San Francisco Chronicle as "one of the best prose stylists to emerge from the genre in a long time," 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 Straley, John THE MAN WHO MARRIED A BEAR
(New York): Soho, (1992). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
An Alaskan mystery. The author's debut novel. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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