Yukon Books - Whitehorse, Yukon
Yukonbooks.com > Out of Print & Rare > Travel Adventure > 30 Years in the Golden North

30 Years in the Golden North
by Welzl, Jan

30 Years in the Golden North 
Front Cover

  Jan Welzl, a Czech by birth, a locksmith by trade, decided to seek his fortune in the Far North, traveled by wagon across the wilds of Siberia, then on a whaling ship up to the Arctic Circle. In simple, lively, humorous fashion he tells the story of his arduous journey, and of how he became a successful trader, with headquarters in a commodious cave on the rocky coast of New Siberia, an island in the Arctic Ocean, where he has lived for over thirty years.

In his account of adventures among Eskimos and gold miners he tells how he adopted an Eskimo baby to save it from being thrown into the sea, took a rich American women to board in his cave through a whole winter, was storm-bound in a blizzard without food for four days, enjoyed a host of other perilous experiences, and was finally voted chief of the island, with power of life and death.

Quantity:1 item(s) available
Weight:0.40 kg
Price: CDN$ 80.00 (US$ 77.85)
Stock Number:p0198
Author:Welzl, Jan
Publisher:Macmillan Co
New York and Chicago
Publication Date:1932
Pages:336 pp
Condition:Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Jacket chipped and torn with missing chunks faded spine, deckle edging, cover slightly worn on corners, 336pp.


  Related titles

Arctic Wild

Great Bear: A Journey Remembered

The Devil's Labyrinth: Encounters with the Arctic

  Customers' rating
Customers' rating

Customer's voting:



[Special Order Desk]
Great Deals
New Arrivals
Special Offers
Recover password
Contact us
Privacy statement
Terms & Conditions
Shipping Information
Special Orders Desk
Your cart
Cart is empty

[Whitehorse Star Front Page]
[Yukon News Front Page]
[Yukon Topo Maps Image]
[John Hatch 

[Dan Davidson]
[Lives Of Quiet Desperation]

Recent Quotes from www.kitco.com]

Copyright © 2007 Yukonbooks.com