New York: D. & J. Sadlier & Co., 1863. 175pp. plus plate and frontispiece. 12mo. Original brown pebbled cloth, spine gilt. Cloth rubbed, lightly faded and edgeworn. Institutional bookplate on front pastedown. An occasional fox mark. Very good overall. Item #WRCAM48070
The famed missionary's account of his travels as U.S. army chaplain during the Mormon hostilities of 1858-59, traversing the region from Fort Leavenworth to Fort Kearny and back, to the Pacific via Panama, Fort Vancouver and the northern Rockies, then east to St. Louis. Includes a partial vocabulary of the Skalzi tribe and a catechism as used by the Flathead, Kalispels, and Pend d'Oreilles with the English equivalent. HOWES D285, "aa." STREETER 3071. SABIN 82267. FIELD 1427 (later ed). WAGNER-CAMP 395. GRAFF 3828. PILLING (PROOF-SHEETS), 3631. PILLING (SALISHAN), p.64. PILLING (SIOUAN), p.71. AYER (INDIAN LINGUISTICS), FLATHEAD 1, KALISPEL 9, KUTENAI 18.