Ayamihe-masinahikan e Nehiyawastek [Prayers and Hymns in Cree]


Burlot, Guy (1912-1960) [Compiled by]; Oblates of Mary Immaculate

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Burlot, Guy (1912-1960) [Compiled by]; Oblates of Mary Immaculate. Ayamihe-masinahikan e Nehiyawastek [Prayers and Hymns in Cree]. [Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada]: Éditions de la Liberté, 1953. First Edition, First Printing. pp. 336 + index. Small square 8vo., measuring 5″ x 7″. Full textured black leatherette buckram over boards; speckled foredges. Black and white religious illustrations, and imagery throughout; music. Comrpises of a syllabary, title page and text in Cree; includes some text and headings in English, French, and Latin. Seal of Oblates of Mary Immaculate on the title page. We note that the Hymns (pgs. 106-326) consist of words only, with tunes indicated, with the exception of 2 hymns (p. 305-307) for which music is provided. Slight bow to to the front board, ink name to the ffep otherwise the contents remain bright, clean, and unmarked with tight, sound binding; near fine. Exceedingly scare in commerce. We note the presence of only four known institutional holdings. Corresponds to WorldCat #465964849. See Peel #7317. We also note one edition preceding this volume, published in 1952, and printed entirely in Syllabic characters. Hardcover. (#1592) $345.00