First US printing. Memories of the old Arctic when mail came to Baffin Island only once a year on icebreaker. Between 1948 and 1962, Houston lived among the Inuit, part of the time as civil administrator for the West Baffin Island region but primarily to encourage the natural artistic abilities of the Inuits and to help them set up a co-operative to sell their works. Illustrated with many drawings by the author. 320 pp plus 8 pp of additional drawings. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (some spots to bottom edge of textblock.) .ISBN # 0-395-788900
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