Klondike, The Chicago Record's Book for Gold Seekers. Chicago Record.

Klondike, The Chicago Record's Book for Gold Seekers

Chicago: Chicago Record, 1897.

First Edition. Hardcover. Good. xii, 413 pp, + 5 pp ads, with 8 maps (some double-page) and more than 30 illustrations. Illustrated buckram boards are well rubbed, with spine no longer legible. Front hinge starting, but binding still quite sound, text unmarked. One of the many practical guides available to those hoping to strike it rich in the Klonidke gold rush, with information about the quantity and cost of supplies needed, how to locate a claim, methods of mining, and life in the Yukon and Alaska. Contemporary (or at least early 20th century) newspaper column about the hard work necessary to make a living in Alaska laid in. Tourville 913.

Item #11743

Price: $50.00

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