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THE FRIEND OF THE SINGING ONE.

by Foster, E.C. and Slim Williams.

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NY: Atheneum, (1967) Illustrated by Fermin Rocker. Hard Cover. Near Fine in a Very Good, clipped dust jacket. Dust jacket has a small whole to the front cover which effects title (see image). 122 pages, cloth. Story of an Eskimo boy & a young wolf both stalking a seal who are cut off from land when their ice floe… 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, First Printing. 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. FINE in FINE dustjacket. 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. .
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BLACK STAR, BRIGHT DAWN.

by O'Dell, Scott.

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1988
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9780395477786
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1988. Hard Cover. 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. . First Edition.
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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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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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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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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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THE KING BEAR

by Turner, Michael

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NY: Golden Press, (1968) Illus by Robert Frankenberg. VERY GOOD+. No dj. 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. .
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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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PENGUIN SUMMER.

by Pettingill, Eleanor.

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NY: Clarkson Potter, 1960. Hard Cover. FIRST EDITION. 198 pgs, cloth. An adventure w/the birds of the Falkland Islands illus w/over 50 photographs. FINE in chipped dustjacket..
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HERE IS THE FAR NORTH.

by Stefansson, Evelyn.

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NY: Charles Scribner's, (1964) Illustrated with photographs. Map by Richard Edes Harrison. 5th Printing. FINE in edgeworn dustjacket. 54 pages, reinforced cloth. Author shows the reader three countries of the far North as they are today - Iceland, Greenland and the vast Soviet sector of the Arctic. .
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LITTLE FOX, ALASKAN TRAPPER

by Radau, Hanns, Illustrated by Heiner Rothfuchs

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NY: Abelard-Schuman, 1963 Hard Cover. Near Fine in a Near Fine, clipped dustjacket. FIRST EDITION. 158 pgs, cloth. Story of an orphaned Eskimo who longs to be a fur trapper..
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WITHOUT RESERVE.

by Burnford, Sheila.

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Boston: Little, Brown, 1969. Among the Northern Forest Indians. Drawings by Susan Ross. FIRST EDITION. FINE in VERY GOOD dustjacket. 242 pgs, cloth. Story of author's visits to the reserves of the Cree & Ojibwa Indians. .
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CHARLES JOHN SEGHERS PIONEER IN ALASKA

by Bosco, Antoinette

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NY: P.J. Kenedy, 1960 Hard Cover. Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket. FIRST EDITION REVIEW COPY. Illustrated by Matthew Kalmenoff. 192 pages, cloth. Biography of this young Belgian missionary who lived among the Indians & Eskimos & became an archbishop at age 33..
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OOTOOK Young Eskimo Girl

by Harrington, Lyn

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NY: Abelard-Schuman, 1956 Hard Cover. NEAR FINE in a Very Good Dustjacket. First Edition. Illustrated with 50 black and white photos by Richard Harrington. Corners of book lightly bumped, top edge of book lightly soiled. Dj lightly soiled and edge worn..
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ALASKA PIONEER STATE.

by Spring, Norma.

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NY: Thomas Nelson, 1968. Photos by Ira & Bob Spring. Hard Cover. FINE in FINE dustjacket. 2nd Printing. 224 pgs, cloth. Story of the state's rugged past & present charm. .
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