Alphabetical vocabulary of the Chinook language.

New York: Craimosy Press, 1863. First edition, lg. 8vo, pp. viii, 23; later red buckram, gilt-lettered spine; front cover loose, but present; all else very good. An Ayer Linguistics duplicate, with a small Newberry bookplate on the front pastedown, a small Newberry rubberstamp at the base of the title page, and a Newberry release stamp on the verso of the flyleaf. Pilling, Proof-sheets, 1495: "Shea's Library of American Linguistics, XIII"; Pilling, Chinookian, p. 33: "Some copies contain a loose half-title (Shea's Library of American Linguistics, VIII.) inserted afterwards, as here. There was a small edition (twenty-five copies, I believe) issued in a large quarto form…" Shea XIII is the correct number. Item #50141

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