Priéres Catéchisme et Cantiques En Langue Montagnaise Ou Chipeweyan [Cover Title: Chipewyan Hymn Book]

$295.00

Perrault, Charles-Ovide (1809-1837) (Trans.)

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Perrault, Charles-Ovide (1809-1837) (Trans.). Priéres Catéchisme et Cantiques En Langue Montagnaise Ou Chipeweyan [Cover Title: Chipewyan Hymn Book]. Bruges, Belgium: Société Saint-Augustin, Desclée de Brouwer et Cie | Imprimatur, Paul Piche, O.M.I. (Bishop of Mackenzie-Fort Smith), 1968. Reprint of the 1904 Edition. pp. 208. 16mo., measuring 17cm tall. Maroon cloth over boards with gilt lettering to the spine. Replete with wood-cut head pieces, many wood-cut illustrations throughout. Head of title page states: “L.J.C. Et M.I.”. Scarce, with no known extant copies of this printing available in commerce at time of cataloguing, not in Peel, BAC/LAC. No detectable flaws, contents remain bright, clean, and unmarked with tight, sound binding; fine. Text is in Chipewyan (Soun’line) with italicized French. [Cover title translation: “Prayers Catechism and Songs in the Montagnais or Chipeweyan Language”]. Originally published in Montreal in 1857; see Peel #355 & #2790. Corresponds to OCLC #1100186177, though no institutional holdings can be located. Hardcover. (#1441) $295.00