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Baldy of Nome

By: Darling, Esther Birdsall

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf Inc.: 1956

Seller Id: 45800

Condition: Fair


Slightly cocked exlib hardcover reading copy with borrowing slip pulled but pocket and all pages present. Color loss, tape rems and shelf wear on periphery of light green cloth covered boards that have a brown spine title and brown line drawing of a Husky dog on cover. Hinge papers are good, spine cracked at last page with 1" separated from spine at foot of last page. Unclipped dj has no chips or tears, but does have 2 call tags on spine, displays well in new mylar. Solid working copy, not pretty but all there. This story of a real Alaska dog, and of how he met his test and made good... View more info

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Tobuk, Reindeer Herder

By: Kvale, Velma R.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: MN, T. S. Denison & Co.: 1970

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 7962

Condition: Very Good +


Lightly soiled & brushed extremities, pocket removed but all pages present, no call tag on backstrip. Text tight and bright. 112 pp. An Alaskan Eskimo boy works with his father, grandfather, and older brother herding the reindeer, moving their home, and fighting wolves, and visits family friends from whom he learns about life near the sea. View more info

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White Fang

By: London, Jack

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.: 1975

Edition: First Illustrated Edition

Seller Id: 40681

ISBN: 0460050737

Condition: Very Good


First issue of this story ever was 1905. This first illustrated edition was published 1967, this book here is the J.M. Dent & Sons second printing of the first illustrated edition. A lovely orange hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. DJ is unclipped, showing colored in small sticker pull at upper fore edge of frt panel, small colored in sticker pull at foot of spine. NOT a former library copy. White out over 4 owners names on fep, and one on pastedown, 232 page text has two pages that had adhered to one another and had a few letters lifted, former owner wrote notes in margin to complet... View more info

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A Puppy Named Gih

By: Machetanz, Sara

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34758

ISBN: 0684130386

Condition: Very Good +


Collectible soft cover in VG+ condition. Two light creases at cover tips, 28 pp text browned but not brittle. No names or tears. Not exlib. Fred Machetanz's duo-tone stipple & crayon art is beautiful, the puppies are adorable. More than suitable for gift-giving. The birth and growth of five Alaskan sled dog puppies who eventually learn to pull. Ghi was not the largest or the strongest but he liked to GO and after an attempt at putting the largest dog in front, who wasn't interested in pulling, Ghi showed the family by chewing himself loose from the rear of the team and running in front. ... View more info

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Silver Chief's Big Game Trail

By: Miller, Albert G.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1961

Seller Id: R46515

Condition: Very Good


Nice color illustrated hardcover with bumped spine ends showing color loss and fairly sharp tips. Cover shows Silver Chief leading a pack of sled dogs while master cracks a whip overhead further back in the image. No names or soil. Fep torn out, two lines of sticker glue remain on upper tip of half title page. 191 pp text is untrimmed on the fore-edge, and is dyed a plum color at head of page block. Not exlib, no dj. Rear cover lists 23 other action dog tales to interest the reader of this volume. Another in the series of canine adventure stories set in Nova Scotia View more info

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Roald Amundsen

By: Nolan, Jeannette Covert

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CA, California State Department of Education: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19423

Condition: Very Good


Moderate surface wear on cover, innards as new. Real People Series. The story of Amundsens of the North Pole. View more info

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Silver Chief To The Rescue

By: O'Brien, Jack

Price: $28.00

Publisher: PA, The John C. Winston Company: 1937

Seller Id: R46517

Condition: Near Fine


Super nice reprint hardcover in navy blue cloth covered boards dated 1937 on verso title page, but below that is the following number code: L 647. Possible reprint? Book has no names, tears or soil inside. Head of 235pp text is dyed green. Navy blue cloth covered boards with bright silver titles and illustration of sled dogs on frt board. Tips sharp showing color loss only, no rub-through. Vivid, uncreased blue/white illustrated endpapers show a team of dogs pulling a sled through a snowstorm. Original, price-clipped, color illustrated dj in new mylar shows several short closed tears,... View more info

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Silver Chief's Revenge

By: O'Brien, Jack

Price: $45.00

Publisher: PA, The John C. Winston Company: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46518

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first edition hardcover in medium blue cloth covered boards dated 1954 and stated first edition on verso title page. Book has no names, tears or soil inside. 213pp text is tight, bright, crisp and unmarked save for age-toning on pastedowns and fep's from DJ flaps were not. Bright silver titles on backstrip of book. Tips and spine ends are bumped showing color loss only (no rub through or brooken cloth). sharp showing color loss only, no rub-through. Original, price-clipped, color illustrated dj in new mylar shows color loss on corners where back strip meets with gutters on... View more info

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The Halliway Boys on the Secret Expedition

By: Palmer, Bernard

Price: $7.00

Publisher: IL, Moody Press: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 2542

Condition: Good +


1st edition paperback with no other dates noted. Illustrated softcover wrapper. Cover shows light wear, former owner's sticker on inside cover. 156 pp. View more info

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Puppies, Dogs, and Blue Northers. Reflections on Being Raised by a Pack of Sled Dogs

By: Paulsen, Gary

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CA, Harcourt Brace & Co.: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43237

ISBN: 0152928812

Condition: Fine


First edition hardcover in illust paper covered boards. Tips sharp, spine ends bumped. Text crisp and bright, No tears, names or soil. Unclipped dj in new mylar is mint. 81 p. View more info

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Fireweed

By: Ruurs, Margriet

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Canada, Burns & Morton: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 34004

ISBN: 0920961010

Condition: As New


Glossy hardcover with square tips and spine ends. No names or tears, one light fingerprint noticed 3 pgs in margin. Story of a Canadian boy with two white husky type dogs who he complained of always being hard to find in the snow. One day as he travels past the familiar shops in his little town, he finds a surprise on the stairs of the post office, it's a purple cat! Now he can have a pet who wont be hard to find in the snow. View more info

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Sled Dog Trials SIGNED w/Add'l Post Card Laid In.

By: Shields, Mary

Price: $20.00

Publisher: AK, Pyrola Publishing: 1990

Edition: Sixth Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 45529

ISBN: 0882402587

Condition: Near Fine


Fine copy signed by author on title page with glossy color post card of her and her dogs racing laid into the book. Mary Shields has written a sensitive book - A Book that captures all the beauty of Alaska. Sled Dog Trials is essentially her dairy, taking from a 20-year-old Camp Fire Girls counselor in Alaska to a true Sourdough. View more info

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The Race Across Alaska

By: Yee, Carolyn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Inc.:

Seller Id: 45472

ISBN: 0153172959

Condition: As New


1st edition, fifth printing glossy paperback. 12 pp volume about the Iditarod Dog Race. View more info