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Annotated Reference Guide to Collectible Books

Alaska

Krasheninnikov, Stepan Petrovich. The History of Kamtschatka, and the Kurilski Islands. R. Raikes for T. Jefferys: Glocester (1764). Translated by James Grieve; First English Edition; 2nd Edition

Marbault, M. Essai sur le commerce de Russie, avec l'histoire de ses decouvertes. Amsterdam (1777).

Ellis, William. An Authentic Narrative of a Voyage performed by Captain Cook and Captain Clerke. G. Robinson, J. Sewell, and J. Debrett: London (1783). 2 volumes; 2nd Edition; Full title-An Authentic Narrative of a Voyage performed by Captain Cook and Captain Clerke, in His Majesty's Ships Resolution and Discovery, during the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780; in search of a North-West Passage

Cook, Capt. James. A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, for making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. H. Hughs for G. Nicol and T. Cadell: London (1785). 4 volumes; Other author-Captain James King

Coxe, William. Account of the Russian Discoveries between Asia and America. J. Nichols for T. Cadell: London (1787). 3rd Edition; Maps by T. Kitchin

Portlock, Nathaniel. A Voyage Round The World. Stockdale: London (1789). Full title-A Voyage Round The World; But More Particularly to the North-West Coast of America: Performed in 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788, in the King George and Queen Charlotte

Kotzebue, Otto von. Entdeckungsreise in die Sudsee und nach der Berings-Strasse zur Erforschung einer nordostlichen Durchfahrt. Gebruder Hoffmann: Weimar (1821). 3 volumes

Choris, Louis. Voyage Pittoresque autour du Monde. de l'Imprimerie de Firmin Didot: Paris (1822). Full title-Voyage Pittoresque autour du Monde, avec des Portraits de Sauvages d'Amerique, d'Asie, d'Afrique, et des iles du Grand Ocean; des paysages, des vues maritimes, et plusieurs objets d'histoire naturelle

Sparks, Jared. The Life of John Ledyard, The American Traveller. Hilliard and Brown: Cambridge (1828).

Beechey, Frederick W. Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering's Strait. Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley: London (1831). 2 volumes; Full title-Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering's Strait, to co-operate with the Polar Expeditions

Ross, John K. S. Narrative of a Second Voyage in Search of a Northwest Passage. A.W Webster: London (1835). 2 volumes; Full title-Narrative of a Second Voyage in Search of a Northwest Passage, and of a Residence in the Arctic Regions druing the Years 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833

Belcher, Edward. Narrative Of A Voyage Round The World. Henry Colburn: London (1843). 2 Volumes; Full title-Narrative Of A Voyage Round The World, Performed In Her Majesty's Ship Sulphur, During The Years 1836-1842, Including Details Of The Naval Operations In China, From Dec. 1840, To Nov. 1841

Duflot de Mofras, M. (Eugene). Exploration du Territoire de l'Oregon. Arthus Bertrand: Paris (1844). 3 volumes

Hooper, William H. Ten Months Among the Tents of the Tuski. John Murray: London (1853). Full title-Ten Months Among The Tents of The Tuski, with Incidents of an Arctic Boat Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, as Far as the Mackenzie River, and Cape Bathurst

Sumner, Charles. Speech of Hon. Charles Sumner, of Massachusetts, on the Cession of Russian America to the United States. Printed at the Congressional Globe Office: Washington (1867).

Whymper, Frederick. Travel and Adventure in the Territory of Alaska. John Murray: London (1868).

Dall, William H. Alaska and Its Resources. Lee and Shepard: Boston (1870).

Hayden, F.V. The Great West. Charles R. Brodix: Bloomington, ILL (1880). Full title-The Great West: Its Attractions and Resources. Containing A Popular Description of the Marvelous Scenery, Physical Geography, Fossils and Glaciers of This Wonderful Region; and the Recent Explorations in the Yellowstone Park, The Wonderland of America

Ray, P.H. Report of the Expedition to Point Barrow Alaska. Government Printing Office: Washington, D.C. (1885).

Schwatka, Frederick. Report of a Military Reconnaisance in Alaska Made in 1883. Government Printing Office: Washington, D.C. (1885).

Ray, P.H. Report of the International Polar Expedition to Point Barrow, Alaska. Government Printing Office: Washington, D.C. (1885).

Schwatka, Frederick. Along Alaska's Great River. Cassell and Co.: New York (1885). Full title-Along Alaska's Great River; a Popular Account of the Travels of the Alaska Exploring Expedition of 1883, Along the Great Yukon River, from Its Cource to Its Mouth, in the British North-west Territory and in the Territory of Alaska

Elliot, Henry W. An Arctic Province: Alaska and the Seal Islands. Sampson Low Marston Searle and Rivington: London (1886). First U.K. Edition

Cleveland, Grover. Message from the President of the United States. Government Printing Office: Washington, D.C. (1886). Full title-Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a report of the Secretary of State relative to the frontier line between Alaska and British Columbia

Turner, L.M. Contributions to the Natural History of Alaska. Government Printing Office: Washington, D.C. (1886). Full title-Contributions to the Natural History of Alaska. Results of Investigations made Chiefly in the Yukon District and the Aleutian Islands. Report upon Natural History Collections Made in Alaska between the Years 1877 and 1881; Other author: Edward W. Nelson

Nelson, Edward W. Report on the Natural History Collections Made in Alaska between the Years 1877 and 1881. Government Printing Office: Washington, D.C. (1887). Edited by Henry W. Henshaw

Turner, L.M. Contributions to the Natural History of Alaska. Government Printing Office: Washington, D.C. (1887). 2 volumes; Edited by Henry W. Henshaw

Muir, John. Picturesque California and the Region West of the Rocky Mountains, from Alaska to Mexico. J. Dewing Publishing Co.: New York (1887). 2 volumes

Badlam, Alexander. The Wonders of Alaska. The Bancroft Company: San Francisco (1890).

Webb, William Seward. California and Alaska and Over the Canadian Pacific Railway. G.P. Putnam's Sons: New York (1890). 500 copies

Broke, Horatio George. With Sack and Stock in Alaska. Longmans, Green and Co.: London (1891).

Porter, Robert P. Report on Population and Resources of Alaska. Government Printing Office: Washington, D.C. (1893).

Baedeker, Karl. The Dominion of Canada with Newfoundland and an Excursion to Alaska. Karl Baedeker: Leipsic (1894).

Clark, Horace F. Miners' Manual: United States, Alaska, the Klondike. Callaghan and Co.: Chicago (1898).

Abercronbie, W. Copper River Exploring Expedition. Government Printing Office: Washington, D.C. (1900).

Compilation of Narratives of Explorations in Alaska. Government Printing Office: Washington, D.C. (1900).

Filippi, Filippo de. The Ascent Of Mount St. Elias. Archibald Constable (1900).

Burroughs, John. Harriman's Alaska Expedition. Doubleday: New York (1901). 2 volumes; Other authors-John Muir, George Bird Grinell, William Dall, Charles Keeler, Henry Gannett, William H. Brewer, C. Hart Merriam, and M.L. Washburn

Cantwell, J. C. Report of the Operations of the U. S. Revenue Steamer Nunivak on the Yukon River Station, Alaska, 1899-1901. Government Printing Office: Washington, D.C. (1902).

Davidson, George. The Alaska Boundary. Alaska Packers Association: San Francisco (1903).

Alaskan Boundary Tribunal. Government Printing Office: Washington, D.C. (1904).

Muir, John. Travels in Alaska. Houghton Mifflin: Boston (1915). Large-paper edition; 450 copies; Illustrated by Thomas Hill and Herbert W. Gleason; Preface by William Frederic Bade

Woollen, William Watson. Inside Passage to Alaska 1792-1920. Arthur H. Clark Company: Cleveland Ohio (1924). 2 volumes; 1000 copies; Edited by Paul L. Haworth

Eames, Wilberforce. Adventures in Americana 1492-1897. William Edwin Rudge: New York (1928). 2 volumes; Other author-Herschel V. Jones

Hubback, Theodore. To Far Western Alaska for Big Game. Rowland Ward: London (1929).

Eddy , John W. Hunting the Alaska Brown Bear. G. P. Putnam: New York (1930).

Kent, Rockwell. Wilderness a Journal of Quiet Adventure in Alaska. The Modern Library: New York (1930).

Sheldon, Charles. The Wilderness of Denali; Explorations of a Hunter-Naturalist in Northern Alaska. Charles Scribner's Sons: NY (1930). Other author-C. Hart Merriam

Holman, John. Sheep and Bear Trails: A Hunter's Wanderings in Alaska and British Columbia. Frank Walters: New York (1933).

Finton, Walter. Alaskan Bear Adventures. Daniel Ryerson: New York (1937). Foreward by Dr. William T. Hornaday

Chapman, John Wight. A Camp on the Yukon. The Idlewild Press: Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York (1948).

Kent, Rockwell. The Mad Hermit: Seven Drawings from Wilderness, A Journal of Quiet Adventure in Alaska. Asgaard Press: Ausable Forks, NY (1955). Signed Edition

Prince, Bernadine LeMay. The Alaska Railroad in Pictures 1914 - 1964. Ken Wray's Print Shop: Anchorage, AK (1964). Signed Edition; 2 volumes; 1000 copies

de Laguna, Frederica. Chugach Prehistory; Archaeology of Prince William Sound, Alaska. University of Washington Press (1967).

Lada-Mocarski, Valerian. Bibliography of Books on Alaska Published Before 1868. Yale University Press (1969). Introduction by Archibald Hanna

McPhee, John. Alaska: Images of the Country. Sierra Club Books: San Francisco (1981). Signed Limited Edition; 500 copies; Photographs by Galen Rowell

Michener, James A. Alaska. Random House: New York (1988). Signed Limited Edition; 1000 copies