Nikamo Masinaigan [Chippewa Hymnal]

$1,750.00

Prévost, Médéric [1847-1916]; Oblates of Mary Immaculate

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Prévost, Médéric [1847-1916]; Oblates of Mary Immaculate. Nikamo Masinaigan [Chippewa Hymnal]. Québec, Canada: A.G. Lachance, Imprimeur / Avec la permission des Supérieurs (Permis d’imprimer; L.N. Card, Bégin, Arch. De Québec., 1918. Second Edition / 2E Édition. pp. [2], 46. Slim 16mo., measuring 11.5 x 17 cm. Black cloth over boards with firm stapled binding. Originally published in Montreal by J. Chapleau & Fils, Endatc, in 1885, our offering is the equally rare second edition printed in the Algonquian dialect of the Chippewa [Ojibwa] language. Chiefly comprising of musical score(s) for hymns put into the Chippewa language it is attributed to Médéric Prévost according to Pillings’ ‘Bibliographies of the languages of the North American Indians’. At time of cataloguing not housed at Peel, BAC/LAC, University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections. Corresponds to OCLC #937514004 indicating only one instiutional holding. Text chiefly in Chippewa with some French, and Latin. No detectable flaws, contents reamin bright, clean, and unmarked with tight, sound binding. Near fine edition of an exceedingly scarce, and important title. Hardcover. See Pilling, p 408-09. Banks p140. Not in Evans’, Masinahikan. Rare indeed. (#2039) $1,750.00