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Heading: (Arctic Adventure Stories)
Title: Eight adventure novels for young people of life in Canada and exploration in the frozen north
Place Published: Various places
Date Published: Various dates

Eight illustrated octavo volumes, each in the original pictorial cloth binding. First or early editions.

An attractive shelf of these turn of the century adventure stories in decorative bindings, includes titles by R.M. Ballantyne, Egerton Young, and others. Bookplates of Arctic collector William B. Hoyt.


  • Ballantyne, R.M. The Walrus Hunters: A Romance of the Realms of Ice. London: Nisbet, 1893.

  • Cody, H.A. On Trail and Rapid by Dog-sled & Canoe. Toronto: Musson, 1911.

  • Hutton, S.K. By Eskimo Dog-Sled and Kayak. Bottom edge stained. London: Seeley, 1919.

  • Stables, Gordon. Off to Klondyke or A Cowboys' Rush to the Gold Fields. London: Nisbet, no date.

  • Stredder, Elanor. Lost in the Wilds: A Canadian Story. Frontis detached. London: Nelson, no date.

  • Suffling, Ernest R. In the Realms of the Ice King or Adventures Among the Eskimos. London: Pitman, 1905.

  • Thompson, Arthur R. Gold-Seeking on the Dalton Trail. Boston: Little Brown, 1900.

  • Young, E. Ryerson. The Camp Doctor and Other Stories. London: Religious Tract Society, no date.


All with some wear, overall very good.

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8 Adventure novels for kids in pictorial bindings

Estimate $250 - $350Feb 22, 2018
San Francisco, CA, USA