Collis, Septima M. (mrs. General Charles H.t. Collis).
Title A WOMAN'S TRIP TO ALASKA: BEING AN ACCOUNT OF A VOYAGE THROUGH THE INLAND SEAS OF THE SITKAN ARCHIPELAGO IN 1890.
Publisher New York: Cassell Publishing Company, (1890).
Seller ID 452
194 pp. Red cloth spine with light blue cloth boards. Title and picture of a totem pole stamped in gilt on front cover. Top edge gilt. New endpapers. Edges and corners heavily rubbed. Some bumping to head and foot of spine. Folding frontispiece of Muir Glacier, photographs, illustrations, and map.The author writes of her book, “My sole object, is to put on paper, for the benefit of others, the impressions made upon me by the voyage, and to explain how this delightful excursion can be enjoyed without the slightest fatigue or discomfort, and at a trifling expense.” Includes a description of her visit to Alaska Company's Gold Mine (commonly called the Treadwell Mine) and descriptions of Sitka and Juneau along with other sites in the Northwest and Alaska.