signed first edition Small quarto: pictorial boards in dust jacket; 156 pages
1943 · NY
by STEFANSSON, Evelyn
NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1943. First Edition. Signed presentation from Evelyn Stafensson on the half title page: "For Abe, with affection, from his friend, Evelyn. 5 St. Luke's Place, April 5, 1946." A war-time book promoting Alaska's sudden important role in World War II. Not a uncommon book, which is surprising since it was published during the war, but signed copies are uncommon. Small quarto: pictorial boards in dust jacket; 156 pages. Foreword by Vilhjalmur. Stefansson. Photographs by Frederick Machetanz and others.. Very Good (moderate wear spine; contents clean & tight); moderate wear (few short tears & small stain rear cover; price-clipped) d/j.
(Inventory #: 57372)