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    Lot of Five Alaska-Yukon Booklets including: Robert Service. The Spell of the Yukon. New York: Barse & Hopkins, 1907. First edition. 32mo, 126 pages. Contains thirty-four original poems by the author. Publisher's binding with gilt-lettering. [and:] [F. I. Whitney]. Alaska Tours, 1896. 12mo (oblong), 56 pages. Promotional booklet for Alaska containing information on the geography, climate, demographics, towns, economics, and resources. Illustrated throughout with photographs. Printed wraps are toned, else fine. [and:] Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition Booklet, circa 1909. 12mo, 126 pages. Pictorial, promotional booklet. Each photograph contains a short caption and represents the landscape and people of the northwest. In the rear are pictures of such places as Yellowstone and the "Grand Cañon." [and:] Frederick Schwatka. Wonderland; or, Alaska and the Inland Passage. St. Paul: Chas. S. Fee, 1886. 8vo, 96 pages. Printed wraps. Illustrated with maps and engravings. Schwatka (1849-1892), the son of German immigrants, was a lieutenant in the United States Army and an explorer of Alaska and northern Canada. Front cover has detached and head and foot of spine covering is gone. Even, light toning throughout. [and:] Souvenir of North Western Alaska, circa 1904. 8vo (oblong), 32 pages. Packed with photographs of Nome, Alaska and the surrounding areas, native peoples, and mining operations. Printed wraps. Light dampstaining of the lower corner of pages throughout. Soiling and staining of covers.

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    12th Saturday
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