LIFE ON THE YUKON 1865-1867 (Alaska History No. 22. The Western Union Telegraph Expedition I)
Publisher: Kingston, Ontario Canada:The Limestone Press
Condition: Very Good
Binding: Hard Cover
Dust Jacket: No jacket
Kingston, Ontario Canada:The Limestone Press. 1982. (viii)+219pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Yellow boards lightly soiled, with light shelfwear along edges. Top page edges soiled with dust residue. Internally clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures. A very good, clean copy. *"The great Western Union Telegraph Expedition of 1865-1867 is an almost forgotten chapter in the history of Alaska. Yet, for its day it was a stupendous undertaking, an enterprise worthy of the imagination of Jules Verne, which helped to focus American interest in Russian America, and was of some importance in the exploration of the interior."...preface.