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A Cheechako Goes to the Klondike

By: Adams, Charles W & Jack Kutz & Jack Williams

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Kenmore, WA, Epicenter Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18000

ISBN: 0970849397

Condition: Near Fine


Only slight wear to card covers ; A bright, solid book.; Alaska Book Adventures ; 8.96 X 6.08 X 0.54 inches; 192 pages; "The Klondike Stampede caused a transportation boom in the north, where in its thrilling heyday about 250 wooden steamboats operated in the Yukon River drainage of Alaska and the Yukon. The sternwheelers became gold rush icons. But the hardy, pragmatic entrepreneurs who ran the boats were lured by profits, not romance. In 1901, a passenger's fare from St. Michael to Dawson (about 1,800 miles) was $125, and cargo was moved upriver at $100 a ton. Yet it was a tough, risky b... View more info

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Frontier days in the Yukon

By: Basque, Garnet

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Langley, BC, Sunfire Publications: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16768

ISBN: 0919531326

Condition: Near Fine


Only slight wear to pictorial card covers; A bright solid book.; B&W and Colour Photographs, Maps; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 96 pages; This colorful history of the Klondike Gold Rush contains seven vignettes: - Prelude to Bonanza; Rabbit Creek; Queen of the Klondike; Gateway to the Klondike; White Pass & Yukon Railway; Paddle Wheels on the Yukon River and Jack Dalton: Pioneer Trail Builder View more info

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Frontier days in the Yukon

By: Basque, Garnet

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Langley, BC, Sunfire Publications: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16769

ISBN: 0919531326

Condition: Near Fine


Only slight wear to card covers; A bright solid book.; B&W and Colour Illustrations, Maps; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 96 pages; This colorful history of the Klondike Gold Rush contains seven vignettes: - Prelude to Bonanza; Rabbit Creek; Queen of the Klondike; Gateway to the Klondike; White Pass & Yukon Railway; Paddle Wheels on the Yukon River and Jack Dalton: Pioneer Trail Builder View more info

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The Gold Rush Trail Guide

By: BC Ministry of Tourism

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, BC Ministry of Tourism: 1986

Seller ID: 16661

Condition: Very Good+


Small tear to fore edge of paper cover ; A bright, solid book ; British Columbia tourism Guide; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 47 pages; Gold rushes of British Columbia, large and small with photos, ads and maps. View more info

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I Married the Klondike

By: BERTON, LAURA BEATRICE

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1961

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 12378

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


DJ chipped with short tears, light soil, some creasing. Two gift notations on half-title page, only light wear to book ; A tight solid book, hinges intact, DJ in Mylar ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 231 pages; The author, mother of Canadian writer and journalist Pierre Berton, writes of her 25 years in Dawson City, Yukon. Beginning in 1907, when she was offered the position of Kindergarten Directress for Dawson City, the author tells of life in the Canadian North, and her travels around the Yukon Territories. Preface by family friend, Robert Service View more info

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Klondike; the Life & Death of the Last Great Gold Rush

By: Berton, Pierre

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen: 1960

Edition: 1st UK

Seller ID: 12322

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Price clipped DJ chipped with light delamination, short tears & some creasing. Light yellowing of pages ; DJ in Mylar, bright, solid book ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 456 + index pages; A classic Canadian history by someone who spent his first 12 years in Dawson City. Berton was born there after the big rush and was imbued with the history of the place by his parents, especially by his mother, Laura Beatrice Berton, who wrote the biographical classic 'I Married the Klondike'. View more info

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The Streets Were Paved With Gold A Pictorial History of the Klondike Gold Rush 1896-99

By: Cohen, Stan

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Missoula, Montana, Pictorial Histories Publishing Co.: 1977

Edition: Revised Edition; Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 16156

ISBN: 0933126034

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to extremities. Previous owner's name on fly leaf. ; A bright, solid book.; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 202 pages; The Klondike Gold Rush, was a frenzy of gold rush immigration to and for gold prospecting, along the Klondike River near Dawson City, Yukon, Canada after gold was discovered there in the late 19th century and generally considered to be the greatest Gold Rush in North America's history. It compares scenes of the gold rush period with the same scenes today with Maps, illustrations, photographs, bibliography, There are many old black and... View more info

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'Stroller' White Tales of a Klondike Newsman

By: DeArmond, R. N.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Mitchell Press Limited: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17030

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Edge wear and light soiling to DJ, sun-faded on edges, small tears. ; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A tight solid book. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 182 pages; "Here is a book of lively anedcotes of the Klondike and Alaska told by a beloved writer who was part of the great Gold Rush and who stayed in the North until he died." White was an American journalist who fell in love with the North and its peoples View more info

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Packers, Pans, and Paydirt Prospecting to the Cariboo

By: Duclos, Noel George

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Quesnel, BC, Arthur Duclos: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16745

ISBN: 0969997302

Condition: Near Fine


Only slight wear to card covers ; Book is bright and unmarked. ; B&W and Colour Photographs; 8.90 X 5.90 X 0.40 inches; 196 pages; The author wrote this history of Cariboo gold mining as a result of research he performed while investigating the life of his parents, who settled in the Cariboo area of British Columbia. It was published privately by Arthur Duclos (the author's brother) three years after his death. View more info

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Kate Rice Prospector

By: Duncan, Helen

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Toronto, Simon & Pierre: 1984

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15785

ISBN: 0889241341

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Some edge wear to book and price clipped dust jacket. Previous owner's name top of front free end paper, pages lightly yellowed. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar. This is a fictionalized account of Kate Rice's life. ; Map; 8.90 X 6 X 0.90 inches; 200 pages; "Kathleen Rice was an inspiring woman who lived ahead of her time. Born in St. Marys, Ontario, she graduated as a gold medallist in Mathematics at the University of Toronto in 1906. After a conventional beginning teaching school in Ontario and Saskatchewan, Kate broke free of the mold, searching for new frontiers as a prospector in M... View more info

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The Trail of 1858 British Columbia's Gold Rush Past

By: Forsythe, Mark & Greg Dickson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Harbour Publishing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16764

ISBN: 155017424X

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by All Authors; Only slight wear to pictorial card covers. ; Inscribed by both authors on front fly leaf. A bright solid book. ; B&W Photographs; 9.90 X 8.40 X 0.60 inches; 223 pages; In 1858, over eight decades had passed since Captain James Cook claimed the shores of what would become British Columbia for the British crown, but European settlers had shown little interest in the new lands. The non-aboriginal population was only about 700. Then gold was discovered on the shores of the Fraser River and, overnight, the lonely outpost of empire was overrun by some 30,000 fevered gold-seek... View more info

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The Golden Grindstone The Adventures of George M. Mitchell

By: Graham, Angus

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19261

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ and boards show some shelf wear, some soiling to DJ, slight musty smell. Previous owner's name stamped on FFEP and title page. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, bottom pages untrimmed, laid paper (?). Ten drawings in text as well as an image of Mitchell as frontispiece, and four maps showing the routes taken. ; B&W Illustrations, maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 304 pages; George M. Mitchell's adventures in the Yukon as told to Angus Graham. Mitchell and his companions fell under the spell of gold rush fever in 1896. They decided to approach the gold fields fro... View more info

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The Gold Fields of the Klondike

By: Leonard, John W.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Whitehorse YK, Clairedge: 1994

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 17098

ISBN: 0969872305

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Prev. owner's name on inside front board. ; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; 8.60 X 5.50 X 1.10 inches; 209 pages; This is a reprint of the 1897 book subtitled - Fortune Seekers' Guide to the Yukon Region of Alaska and British Columbia, the story as told by Ladue, Berry, Phiscator and other gold finders View more info

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From Duck Lake to Dawson City The diary of Eben McAdam's journey to the Klondike, 1898-1899

By: McAdam, Ebenezer; R. Gordon Moyles (editor)

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Saskatoon, Western Producer Prairie Books: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15637

ISBN: 0919306888

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Dust jacket chipped, torn, creased.; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 135 pages View more info

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Gold Rush

By: Neering, Rosemary & Daniel R. Birch (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Fitzhenry & Whiteside: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16611

ISBN: 0889021759

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear to card covers; A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; Maps, B&W photographs, drawings; This is a largely pictorial history of the gold rush phenomenon in western North America written for the school system. View more info

THE RIGHT WAY ON - ADVENTURES IN THE KLONDYKE OF 1898 MEMOIRS OF W. H. T. OLIVE (WILLIAM HENRY TREWOLLA)

By: Olive, W. H. T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Langley, BC, Timberholme: 1999

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 6216

ISBN: 189425404X

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Slight wear, small remainder dot bottom page edges.; Dust jacket in Mylar DJ unclipped. A tight bright book.; B&W Illustrations; 327 pages; 'W. H. T. Olive's memoir is his record of the year he spent as "manager of the boats" for the Bennett Lake & Klondyke Navigation Company in the Yukon Gold Rush of 1898.'. View more info

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Golden Nuggets Roadhouse Portraits along the Cariboo's Gold-Rush Trail

By: Patenaude, Branwen

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Surrey, BC, Heritage House Publishing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15476

ISBN: 1895811562

Condition: Very Good


Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 96 pages View more info

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Ghost Towns of the Yukon

By: Paterson, Thomas William

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Langley, BC, Stagecoach Publishing: 1977

Edition: First Edition; First Edition

Seller ID: 16776

ISBN: 0889830096

Condition: Very Good


Card covers have light shelfwear to edges. Prev. owner's name in ink on title page. Title page is separating. ; B&W Photographs; 8.80 X 5.70 X 0.60 inches; 148 pages; renowned historian, Paterson, goes into great detail, covering the gold rush in the Klondike and its affect on residents, white and first nations. View more info

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BARKERVILLE A GUIDE TO THE FABULOUS CARIBOO GOLD CAMP

By: Ramsay, Bruce & Color and B&W Illustrations

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Langley, BC, Sunfire Publications Ltd.: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16765

ISBN: 091953127X

Condition: Very Good+


Light edge wear to black card covers ; A bright solid book. B&W period photos as well as colour photos of modern Barkerville and the museums and displays created for the curious visitors. ; B&W and Color Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 64 pages; A guide book originally sold in Barkerville, which outlines the history of the town. Many old b&w photographs, and new color prints of the same areas. This provides a history of the Cariboo gold rush and the people who made it happen. View more info

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The Last Great Gold Rush A Klondike Reader

By: Wilson, Graham

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Whitehorse YK, Wolf Creek Books: 2002

Seller ID: 16549

ISBN: 0968709125

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to card covers, prev. owner's initials and date on title page. ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; 8.96 X 6.06 X 0.68 inches; 224 pages; From the back cover: "This sweeping anthology records the heart-stopping adventure of the Klondike Gold Rush of 1898. In this reader famous personalities as well as ordinary stampeders tell their haunting stories. Along the Trail of '98 we learn of hardships, triumphs and bitter failures through stunning first-hand accounts." View more info