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1913. Grey-blue cloth hardcover. No DJ. Decorative black stamping and lettering. 209pp. Hordern was Bishop of Mosonee, ON mid-19th century. The book begins with this statement: "The Indians possess no written characters of their own, and their only mode of communicating with each other, except verbally, before they received instruction from European Missionaries, was by means of rude hieroglyphic symbols…" This work represents an early attempt to capture the Cree language using standard grammatical categories. Collectors.
Title: A Grammar of the Cree Language. Revised Edition in Plain Cree
Categories: Native North American culture,
Publisher: London: Soceity for the Promotion of Christian Knowledge:
Book Condition: FAIR to GOOD. Minor wear to extremities. Fep missing. Pages clean except for child's scrawl in pencil to one page. Spine cloth split half-way up one side. Spine lettering worn. Cloth to front cover has small blotches. Binding is sound.
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 25305
Keywords: native, language, translation, grammar, Cree