Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages with Words Phrases and Sentences to be Collected
by Powell, John Wesley
Washington: Government Printing Office. Good. 1880. Second Edition. Hardcover. Stated Second Edition--With Charts. Original brown cloth boards with gilt imprint have rubbed and bumped edges and corners and scratches across the boards. Spine ends worn off, sunning and fraying on spine, front board starting. Light soil, creasing and toning on pages and and a few tears and chips on endpapers. The front endpapers have the signature of N. H. Mitchell, dated 1882, with Mitchell's stamp on the front pastedown. Newton Horace Mitchell was a geologist who accompanied Custer's Black Hills expedition in 1874 and produced a multi-volume work on Minnesota's geology. At the rear is a pocket with four kinship charts. The book is organized as a field guide, with pages 75-228 laid out as worksheets with vocabulary and sentences to collect, with blank ruled pages at the end. ; 11 3/4" x 9 1/2"; 228 pp . (Inventory #: 012142)
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