New Haven: Yale University Press, 1965. First Edition. Octavo. Item #009611
207pp. (18) pages of black and white photographic images. The American exploration of Alaska began in 1865 with the famed telegraph expedition and continued with the Coast Survey and active explorations by the United States Army. An excellent compendium of United States government explorations in Alaska in the nineteenth century. Bound in 1/4 white cloth over blue marbled paper covered boards, spine lettering dark blue, a few spots of scattered foxing to white cloth, a very good copy in pictorial dust jacket showing wear to upper edge of rear panel, some rubbing to edges and corners.