Is the amazing and thrilling record of a lone woman's adventures in Alaska and the northernmost rim of civilization; an intimate and revealing chronicle of the hardy and outspoken people who live in the frontier lands of the world.
Commissioned to gather botanical specimens for the Kew Gardens, and ethnological specimens for Cambridge University, Miss Hutchison left Manchester in 1933 and proceeded by the Panama Canal to Vancouver and Skagway, thence by rail to Whitehorse, by river steamboat to Dawson and Nenanna, by airplane to Nome, by schooner to Point Barrow, and Martin Point, by dogsled to Herschel Island, Shingle Point, and Aklavik, by airplane to Waterways, and by train to Edmonton.
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CDN$ 85.00 (US$ 82.72)
|Author:||Hutchison, Isobel W.|
|Condition:||Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. First American. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. b/w plates, colour frontis., foxing on edges and odd page, jacket slightly worn and soiled, 262pp.|
|First Edition:||First Edition|