|Series||Neely"s popular library|
|LC Classifications||F931 .S79|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||190 p. incl. illus., pl., maps.|
|Number of Pages||190|
|LC Control Number||01015745|
The descriptions of plucking gold nuggets from the ground like acorns got me excited, and I began pondering how much unexplored land still remains in Alaska. However, as the author states at the end of the This book was a gift from my sister who spent a summer driving tour buses in Skagway/5. Klondike, the land of gold: illustrated: containing all available practical information of every description concerning the new gold fields: what they are and how to reach them--a short history of Alaska--a synopsis of the personal testimony of miners who have been on the ground--a digest of the mining laws of the United States and Canada--the latest authentic maps, with a review of the. In gold was discovered in the Klondike, setting off a wave of gold fever. Thousands of prospectors trekked northward in the hopes of finding fortune. Based on the true story of one young prospector, this book traces the grueling journey through the mountains and up the Yukon River to claim a stake and dig for a unique triptych /5. Title: YUKON, Land of the Klondike Author Name: Kitto, F.H. Illustrator: Frontispiece By A.E. Elies Categories: Alaska/Yukon, Canadiana, Edition: Second Edition.
KLONDIKE GOLD Written and illustrated by Alice Provensen. Unpaged. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. $ (Ages 5 to 10)Author: Bruno Navasky. The book contains excellent descriptions of the people, places, events, and experiences of the Klondike stampede. The account ot the Klondike gold fields, which includes pragmatic discussions of such things as ming techniques, cabin-building, and the operation of dog teams, is solid, reliable, and facinating/5(2). The Klondike Gold Rush, also called the Yukon Gold Rush, the Alaska Gold Rush and the Last Great Gold Rush, was an attempt by an estimated , people to travel to the Klondike region of the Yukon in north-western Canada between and in the hope of successfully prospecting for gold.[n 1] Gold was discovered in large quantities in Seller Rating: % positive. With the building of the railroad and the settlement of the plains, the North West was opening up. The Klondike stampede was a wild interlude in the epic story of western development, and here are its dramatic tales of hardship, heroism, and villainy. We meet Soapy Smith, dictator of Skagway; Swiftwater Bill Gates, who bathed in champagne; Silent Sam Bonnifield, who lost and won back a hotel /5(5).
Full text of "Klondike, the land of gold, illustrated; containing all available practical information of every description concerning the new gold fields" See other formats. this book is in near fine condition with bright gilt color pictorial cover and spine with title to both. beautiful flowered paste-downs and end pages with marbled end papers. binding and hinges are very good, no loose or missing pages, pages are remarkably bright and clean, without marks, no foxing. nicely illustrated - includes both fold-out maps, years old, pages, book measures Seller Rating: % positive. The Klondike Gold Rush () was an epic journey, to an uncharted land in search of adventure and opportunity in the continent’s final frontier. It seared the word “Klondike” into the. Get this from a library! Klondike, the land of gold, illustrated: containing all available practical information of every description concerning the new gold fields.. [Charles Frederick Stansbury].