A DICTIONARY OF THE OTCHIPWE LANGUAGE, EXPLAINED IN ENGLISH...FOR THE USE OF MISSIONARIES....

Cincinnati: Printed for Jos. A. Hemann, 1853. vii,[1],662pp. Contemporary three-quarter roan and marbled boards, gilt-stamped spine. Rubbed, crude tape repair at head and foot of spine. Contemporary ownership signature of a missionary on front pastedown. Overall, still about very good. Item #WRCAM28143

This copy bears the ownership signature of Fr. Weikamp, a missionary who was stationed in the Traverse City (Arbre Croche) area of Michigan. He served as a priest under bishop Baraga. This is Baraga's important dictionary of the Chippewa language, with an English-to-Chippewa section. PILLING, ALGONQUIAN, p.27. SABIN 3247.

Price: $3,500.00