Salem, MA: Newcomb and Gauss, Printers, 1900.
First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 251 pp, with frontispiece and many sketches by the author (which are rather amateurish, but charming). Mild marginal dampstain to the first few pages, boards a bit scuffed, rubbed at corners and spine ends. The author joined the Lynn Mining Company and departed from Massachusetts in November 1897, traveling via the Schooner "Abbie M. Deering" to Bahia, Brazil and on to San Francisco. From there the party secured passage to Seattle and then St. Michael, eventually traveling up the Yukon and Koyukuk Rivers to the Arctic Circle. Includes detailed and colorful description of the outfitting process and the vicissitudes of travel and prospecting. Wickersham 80; Tourville 4919; Graff 4712; Howes W556; Smith 11106, Arctic Bibliography 19606.