Montreal, 1890. vi,334pp. 12mo. Original printed wrappers. Wrappers slightly chipped, separating at spine. Printed on fragile paper, tanned. Good. Second edition, revised and corrected by the accomplished missionary and linguist, Jean-Andre Cuoq. The stories of the Old Testament, rendered entirely into the Nipissing dialect, a derivative of Algonquin. The original edition was published in 1859, and incorrectly attributed in Pilling's PROOF-SHEETS to Cuoq. AYER INDIAN LINGUISTICS (NIPISSING) 29. PILLING ALGONQUIAN, p.345 (original ed). PILLING PROOF-SHEETS 947 (original ed). (Inventory #: WRCAM28928)
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