Lot 191 of 522:
Nez Perce grammar from Indian Boys' Press 1891  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$330
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
A Numipu, or, Nez-Perce Grammar. By a missionary of the Society of Jesus in the Rocky Mountains
Author:
Morvillo, Anthony, & Joseph Mary Cataldo
Place:
Desmet, Idaho
Publisher:
Indian Boys' Press
Date:
1891
Description:

[8], 255, iv pp. 19.8x13.3 cm (7¾x5¼"), pebbled cloth. First Edition.

As befits a Jesuit work, the basic text is in Latin, and a secondary title page reads "Grammatica linguae numipu". Rubberstamp on front endpaper of St. Joseph's Mission S.J., Slickapoo, Idaho.  Scarce.

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Condition:
A bit of extremity wear; near fine.
 
Item number:
309439
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