Jun 05, 2008 - Sale 2148

Sale 2148 - Lot 54

Price Realized: $ 240
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 150 - $ 250
(BIBLE IN MICMAC.) Pela Kesagunoodumumkawa tan tula Uksakumamenoo Westowoolkw' Sasoogoole Clistawit ootenink. Megumoweesimk. 12mo, original cloth, backstrip faded, chipped at top; small tape repair on verso of title page; library bookplate and gift plate on front pastedown. Chebooktook [i. e., Halifax], 1871

Additional Details

Translation by Silas Tertius Rand of the Gospel of Matthew, printed in Latin characters. Taped to the front free endpaper is a 19th-century handwritten leaf of Micmac ideographic characters, "from the Rev. Canon Morris of Halifax . . . who spent some time of his early life (1860-65) among the Mic-Mac Indians," according to a note by a descendant on the verso. Darlow & Moule 6788, Sabin 67760.