Ayamihemasinahikanis [Cree Prayer Book]


Calvez, Victor Le (1913-1990), O.M.I.

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Calvez, Victor Le (1913-1990), O.M.I. Ayamihemasinahikanis [Cree Prayer Book]. [St. Paul, Alberta, Canada]: Oblats de Marie Immaculée, Imprimerie La Survivance, Feburary, 1949. First Edition, First Printing. pp. 220. 16mo., measuring 14cm tall. Textured black card covers with lettering and emblem to the front cover; red foredges. Black and white illustrations, religious imagery. Prayer book in Cree; headings in English, Latin, and Cree; includes text of the mass in Latin and Cree. Verso of the title page reads: Imprimatur: “Maurice Baudoux, évêque de St-Paul (Alberta) ce 2 février 1949.” One faint circular library stamp to the title page, otherwise the contents remain bright, clean, and unmarked; near fine. Exceedingly rare in commerce. See Peel, 7116. Corresponds to OCLC #974042045. Softcover. (#1598) $395.00