1909 Rare Book - The White Trail A Story of the Early Days of Klondike by Alexander MacDonald.
Author: Alexander Macdonald. (Illustrated by William Rainey).
Title: The White Trail. A Story of the Early Days of Klondike.
Publisher: London, Glasgow, Dublin & Bombay: Blackie and Son Limited, 1909.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8 " X 6 ".
Pages: 392 pages + publisher's catalog.
Binding: Attractive and good original decorated full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed, upper and lower parts of the spine scuffed and worn - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Good content (bright, tight and clean, light foxing throughout - as shown, gift note of a previous 1908 owner on first endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the beautiful 8 full-page illustrations and one Klondike's map by William Rainey.
The book: Journeying into the heart of the Klondike Gold Rush, "The White Trail" captures the essence of adventure, resilience, and human spirit during one of the most exciting epochs in history. Written by Alexander Macdonald, the tale dives deep into the challenges and triumphs of those who dared to chase their dreams in the wild north. The narrative is further enhanced by William Rainey's evocative illustrations, offering readers a glimpse into the rugged terrains, the relentless quest for gold, and the myriad of characters that shaped the Klondike era. Encased in an ornate decorated cloth binding, this book stands as a beacon of early 20th-century adventure literature.
The illustrator: William Rainey RI RBA ROI (21 July 1852 – 24 January 1936) was a British artist and illustrator. He was a prolific illustrator of both books and magazines and illustrated about 200 books during his career. He also kept painting and exhibited his work frequently. Rainey also wrote and illustrated six books himself, one was a colorful book for young children, the other five were juvenile fiction.
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