The Story of Alaska with Pictures By C.H. De Witt and Text By Clara Lambert
Price: 125.00 USD
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1940. (40) pages; inscribed in a friendly way by the illustrator in the year of publication on the front endpaper, "To my pal Eddie Diehl C.H. de Witt Oct.4.40"; nicely lithographed color and sepia-tone illustrations throughout; a childrens 'introduction to Alaska' in a very readable format, approx. 10"x 11" large size; much on travel, sections on the Inside Passage, airplane use, Bears, Northern Lights, Matanuska Valley, Salmon industry, glaciers, gold mining, logging, trapping & hunting; reindeer & Eskimo crafts; Indian artists; illustrated endpapers; hard cover pictorial boards, blue cloth spine; some edge, tips wear and rubbing to binding; good condition overall, especially nice for the illustrators' inscription. F. Good.