THE EARLIEST HISTORY OF ALASKA. Melvin B. Ricks.

THE EARLIEST HISTORY OF ALASKA.

(Alaska).
  • Anchorage, AK: Cook Inlet Historical Society, 1970.
  • 4to
  • cloth
  • 65 pages printed recto only.

Price: $50.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 136516

First edition limited to 300 unnumbered copies. A fine copy. Contained herein are first English editions of three Russian works: Shelekhov's Voyage to Alaska, 1793, Berkh's History of the Aleutian Islands, 1823, Khlebnikov's Life of Baronov, 1835. Black cloth, gilt lettering to front cover and spine. endpapers reproduce map, typescript text.From the private reference library of Dorothy Sloan with a commemorative bookplate loosely inserted.