By Rockwell Kent
First released in 1941, A Northern Christmas is Rockwell Kent's uplifting account of the 1918 Christmas he spent together with his 9-year outdated son in a one-room, moss-caulked log cabin on a distant Alaskan Island. released the following in its unique layout, with Kent's impressive illustrations, this fascinating souvenir variation is bound to thrill a brand new new release of readers.
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Christmas is right upon us now. To-night the cranberries stew on the stove. Friday, December Twentieth The beautiful snow is fast going under the falling rain! With only five more days before Christmas it is probable we'll have little if any snow on the ground then. A snowless Christmas in Alaska! This day was as uneventful as could be. Part of the morning was consumed in putting a new handle into the sledge hammer. It was Page 21 too dark to paint long, hardly an hour of daylight. These days slip by so easily and with so little accomplished!
DOUG CAPRA SEWARD, ALASKA MARCH 1998 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Copyright, 1941 by American Artists Group, Inc. New York PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Page 15 To EVERYBODY A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR Page 17 The south coast of the mainland of Alaska is a wilderness of spruce-clad mountains whose outlying, isolated peaks are islands. On one of these we lived, a father and his eight-year son. We lived there in the winter of nineteen-eighteen and nineteen, the man in pursuit of his profession, the boy in pursuit of what of education lay in doing things, and both in that pursuit of happiness which, with whatever right, is still what every living creature wants.
And, for companionship, ourselves, each other, and a genial, wise and kind old man, old Sourdough of early gold rush days, old trapper, lifelong pioneer, a Swede named Olson: we three, a pair of foxes shut in a corral, a milk goat (christened Nanny), an obstreperous Angora goat (one Billy) and some foolishly adoring women of his kind, otters that now and then sat basking on the rocks, blue jays and gulls, and porcupines. It was enough. Of the fullness of the daysfullness of work and thought, of play, of little happenings, of uneventful peacewe Page 19 kept record.
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