Sep 28, 2017 - Sale 2455

Sale 2455 - Lot 2

Price Realized: $ 3,120
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(ALASKA.) Fell, Sarah. Threads of Alaskan Gold. Frontispiece portrait, 7 full-page text illustrations. 35 leaves. Oblong 8vo, original gilt pictorial red wrappers bound with gilt ribbon, faded with minor wear; minor edge wear to contents, bound with duplicates of pages 10 and 15. [Omaha, NE?], [1904]

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The memoirs of a woman who went north for the Klondike Gold Rush in 1897. She travelled from Skagway, AK down the Yukon River to Dawson City in Yukon Territory, worked as a dressmaker for the small population of women in camp there, then moved on to Nome, AK. Graff 1303; Smith Northwest 3028 (citing only a photostat); 4 copies in OCLC.