Catechism of Christian doctrine prepared and enjoined by order of the Third Plenary Council of Baltimore. Translated into Flat-Head by a Father of the Society of Jesus. Philip Canestrelli.

Catechism of Christian doctrine prepared and enjoined by order of the Third Plenary Council of Baltimore. Translated into Flat-Head by a Father of the Society of Jesus.

[Woodstock, Maryland]: Woodstock College, 1891. First edition, 16mo, pp. 102; original unprinted pale green front wrappers, back wrapper wanting; light soiling but generally fine. The work of Canestrelli, though uncredited, is "reported to be the most perfect Kalispel in print" (Schoenberg). Canestrelli (1839-1918) devoted his life to the Indians of Montana. Pilling, Salishan, p. 12. Item #32365

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