Pavhosto, the Gospels of Luke and John. Translated [into Cheyenne] from the original text by Rev. Rodolphe Petter

(Cantonment, OK): Printed in the interest of the Mennonite Mission among the Cheyennes, 1912. First edition. Small 8vo. (2), 299 pp. Petter (1865-1947), a Mennonite missionary to the Cheyenne Indians, was an outstanding linguist, the creator of a dictionary to the Cheyenne language, having reduced it to writing, and the translator of several religious works into that language. Not in Siebert sale. OCLC locates eight copies (Claremont, Princeton, Smithsonian, Newberry, Mennonite Biblical Seminary, Bethel, Wittenberg, Buffalo Bill History Center). Rear hinge cracked, else a very good copy. Original black-stamped brown cloth (rubbed). (#3712). Item #57274

Price: $600.00

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