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Pitseolak: PICTURES OUT OF MY LIFE

by Pitseolak and Eber, Dorothy Eber

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Montreal & Toronto: Design Collaborative Books & Oxford Univ Press, (1971) Hard Cover. Near Fine in a Very Good+ Dustjacket. Edited from tape-recorded interviews by Dorothy Eber. 95 pages, cloth. Story of the life of this Eskimo artist growing up in the Arctic. Includes many of the artists drawings in blk & white & color. Previous owners gift inscription on… Read more
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THE ARCTIC AND THE ANTARCTIC What Lives There

by Huntington, Lee Pennnock

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1975
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NY: Coward Mc Cann, 1975. Hard Cover. Fine in a Very good+ dustjacket. Dj has 2 small edge tears one to front top edge of dj, the other to the back top edge. . First Edition. Illus. by Murray Tinkelman.
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ESKIMO BOY

by Freuchen, Pipaluk

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1961
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5th Printing
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NY: Lothrop Lee & Shepard, 1961. Hard Cover. Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket. Slight rubbing to board ends at lower edge of book. Dj spine slightly age darkened. Translated from Danish.. 5th Printing. Illus. by Ingrid Vang Nyman.
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WHALE BROTHER.

by Steiner, Barbara.

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NY: Walker, (1988) Illustrated by Gretchen Mayo. FIRST EDITION. 26 pages, boards. An Eskimo boy wants to become a great carver of ivory but he must first find the spirit of life in the ivory. A killer whale teaches him the stillness required. FINE in FINE dustjacket..
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RIVER RUNNERS

by Houston, James, Illustrated by Author

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NY: Atheneum, 1979 Hard Cover. FINE in a FINE Dustjacket. First Edition. Tale of Hardship and Bravery. 142 pgs, cloth. Two young boys, sent into the Canadian interior to set up a fur-collecting station, are befriended by a Naskapi Indian family. Winner 1980 Canadian Book of the Year for Children..
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BEYOND THE ARCTIC CIRCLE

by Laycock, George

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NY Four Winds Press 1978. Hard Cover. FIRST EDITION FIRST PRINTING. Fine in a near fine dj. Illustrated by photos by author..
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BLACK STAR, BRIGHT DAWN.

by O'Dell, Scott.

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1988. FIRST EDITION. FINE in FINE dustjacket. 134 pgs, cloth. A young Eskimo girl must take her father's place as sled driver in the grueling Iditarod race from Anchorage to Nome. .
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A SMALL TALL TALE FROM THE FAR FAR NORTH

by Sis, Peter

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NY: Knopf, 1993 Illustrated by author. Hard Cover. FINE in a Fine dustjacket. FIRST EDITION. SIGNED by Sis with a small sketch. Jan Welzl, with the help of Eskimos, survives a journey from central Europe to the Arctic in the late 1800's. Illustrated with maps, storyboards, panoramas & Eskimo pictographs. New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the… Read more
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ANTARCTICA

by Cowcher, Helen

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NY: FS&G, (1990) Illustrated by author. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. 32 pgs, boards. Picture book which introduces children to this beautiful land & its unique & fragile ecosystem. Stunning color illus. FINE in FINE dustjacket..
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WOLF RUN A Caribou Eskimo Tale

by Houston, James

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NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1971 Illustrated by author. Hard Cover. FINE in a Fine dustjacket. FIRST EDITION. 64 pages, cloth. An Eskimo boy goes out from camp by himself to try to find food for his grandfather & the women of the household in a year when the caribou fail to come..
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THE YEAR OF THE SEAL.

by Schaeffer, Victor., Illustrated by Leonard Everett Fisher

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NY: Scribner's, 1970. Hard Cover. Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket. First Edition. 205 pgs, cloth. Story of an Alaska fur seal mother & her companions in the great Pribilof Islands herd. Enhanced by the illustrations..
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JULIE

by George, Jean Craighead, Illustrated by Wendell Minor

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NY: HarperCollins, 1994 Hard Cover. Fine in a Fine dustjacket. First Edition. 227 pages, boards. Sequel to the author's Newbery Medal Winner, JULIE OF THE WOLVES, deals with Julie's decision to return from the tundra & the wolf pack & live with her father..
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AT HOME ON THE ICE.

by Miller, Patricia & Iran Seligman., Illustrated by John Teppich

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NY: HR&W, 1963. FIRST EDITION PROOF COPY. 25 pgs, boards. Introduction to the habits & life cycle of the penguin illus in bright color. FINE in NEAR FINE dustjacket Review slip & two publicity photos laid in..
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THE CALL OF THE WOLVES

by Murphy, Jim

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NY: Scholastic, (1989) Illus by Mark Weatherby. FIRST EDITION. 32 pgs, boards. A beautifully illustrated picture book story about an Arctic wolf pack & of one young wolf who is separated from the pack during a caribou hunt & his struggle to find his way home. FINE in FINE dustjacket..
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THE SEAL OIL LAMP An Adaptation of an Eskimo Folktale.

by De Armond, Dale

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SF/Boston: Sierra Club/Little, Brown, (1988) Illus by author. FIRST EDITION. 32 pgs, boards. A 7 yr old blind Eskimo boy is saved from death by the kindly mouse people. VERY FINE in VERY FINE dustjacket..
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WHITE MAGIC

by Scott, J.M.

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NY: Henry Holt, 1955 Illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe, 191 pgs, cloth. Story of two children alone in the arctic conditions & magic of Greenland. Slight edge fading. VERY GOOD+ in VERY GOOD+ dustjacket.. First Edition.
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HELLO ALASKA.

by Litchfield, Sarah., Illustrated by Kurt Wiese

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Chic: Whitman, 1945. Hard Cover. NEAR FINE in a NEAR FINE, Price Clipped Dustjacket. First Edition. 32 pgs, cloth w/large pictorial paste label. 26 illustrations in color & blk/white..
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AKAVAK AN ESKIMO JOURNEY

by Houston, James

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NY: Harcourt Brace & World, 1968 Illustrated by author. Hard Cover. First Edition. 80 pages, cloth. A dramatic story in which the wisdom of age & the strength of youth are allied in an old man & his grandson against the elemental forces of nature. Edge fading. VERY GOOD+ in lightly worn dustjacket..
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THE KING BEAR

by Turner, Michael

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NY: Golden Press, (1968) Illus by Robert Frankenberg. 176 pgs, rebound in library binding, NOT a library discard. Story of a boy on an Alaska homestead & a big brown grizzly bear. Lightly soiled. VERY GOOD+. No dj. .
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THE TWENTIETH CENTURY ADMIRAL BYRD

by Shapiro, William & CBS Staff

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NY: Watts, 1968 Hard Cover. FINE in Very Good+ dustjacket. FIRST EDITION. Illus w/photos, 66 pgs, cloth. Account of the feats that have secured Byrd's position in the front ranks of the world's great explorers. . First Edtion, First Printing.
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