Title: The Golden Grindstone: The Adventures of George H. Mitchell
Author: (Recorded by) Angus Graham
Description: Tan cloth boards with teal lettering. Foxing to top edge of textblock. Interior is clean and pages crisp. Dust jacket shows a little rubbing on front panel and very slight edgewear; not price clipped ($2.50). DJ in archival sleeve. Ten in-text illustrations, four maps, frontispiece portrait of George Mitchell (by Kathleen Shackleton). viii, 304 pp. 8 x 5.75 inches.
George H. Mitchell's adventures in the Klondike Gold Rush of 1897-1899, as recorded by Angus Graham. Mitchell and his companions set out for Dawson City via the McKenzie-Peel River route and got as far as Fort McPherson before he broke broke his kneecap. He was left behind to recover and wintered over in a camp of Loucheaux.
The Golden Grindstone gives an extensive account of Mitchell's interactions with and observations of Native Americans and records many adventures and hazards encountered in the Yukon.
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Very Good
Publisher: J. B. Lippincott Company
Keywords: Gold Rush, Klondike, Peel River, travel, Yukon, Canada, Loucheaux, Native Americans,
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