Tan Teladakadidjik Apostalewidjik. [Then in Pitman phonetic alphabet] The Acts of the Apostles. In Micmac.
by Bible. N.T. Acts. Micmac. 1863. Rand.
Bath: Pr. for the British & Foreign Bible Society, by Isaac Pitman 12mo (16 cm; 6.25"). 140 pp.. 1863 First edition of The Acts of the Apostles translated into Micmac, here in Pitman's phonetic alphabet. Isaac Pitman, the inventor of Pitman's shorthand writing system, was an advocate of a universal phonetic alphabet and printed several books of the Bible in Micmac using his alphabet. The translation used was Silas Rand's. => As plain as the binding may be, it has a binder's ticket: "Watkins Binder.
Original sprinkled sheep, loss of leather at spine and one area of abrasion on rear board. Otherwise, very clean.
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