Freiburg im Breisgau: Herder & Co., 1926. ,140, including illustrations. 16mo. Frontis. Original cloth backed green printed boards. Lightly sunned at edges. Near fine. Item #WRCAM28884
Second edition of the work originally published in 1885. Stories from the Old and New Testament, rendered in a narrative style in the Chippewa language. Included are retellings of the Creation, Adam and Eve, the Great Flood, Abraham and Isaac, the Ten Commandments, the birth of Christ, the Sermon on the Mount, the Raising of Lazarus, and the Crucifixion, all accompanied by engravings. Reverend Casimir Vogt was a missionary to the Chippewa Indians in Wisconsin. "A mixed-blood Indian from Red Cliff Reservation, named John Gordon, assisted in the preparation of this work" - Pilling. OCLC locates only two copies of this edition. PILLING ALGONQUIAN, p.518 (original ed). AYER INDIAN LINGUISTICS (CHIPPEWA) 151 (original ed).