A grammar of the Cakchiquel language of Guatemala. Translated from a MS. in the library of the American Philosophical Society, with an introduction and additions... [drop title]. Daniel G. Brinton.
A grammar of the Cakchiquel language of Guatemala. Translated from a MS. in the library of the American Philosophical Society, with an introduction and additions... [drop title]

James C. Pilling's copy

A grammar of the Cakchiquel language of Guatemala. Translated from a MS. in the library of the American Philosophical Society, with an introduction and additions... [drop title]

Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1884. First separate edition, being an offprint from The Proceedings, volume XXI, no. 115, 8vo, pp. 345-412 (i.e.68 pages); original printed wrappers preserved and stapled into blue cloth-backed library boards, gilt lettering on spine; upper wrap detached; an Ayer Linguistic duplicate with an Ayer bookplate and a Newberry release stamp. James C. Pilling's copy with his ownership signature at the top of the front wrapper, and a the note "card made" in his hand underneath. "The present grammar of the Cakchiquel is the translation of a portion of a Spanish manuscript presented to the library of the American Philosophical Society in 1836, by Senor Mariano Galves, then Governor of Guatemala, and obtained, it would appear, from the library of one of the religious houses." The Kaqchikel (also called Kachiquel) are one of the indigenous Maya peoples of the midwestern highlands in Guatemala. Not in Palau. Item #52785

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