A Lenape-English Dictionary: From an Anonymous Ms. in the Archives of the Moravian Church at Bethlehem, Pa.; Edited, with additions, by Daniel G. Brinton and Albert Seqaqkind Anthony. Daniel G. Brinton.
A Lenape-English Dictionary: From an Anonymous Ms. in the Archives of the Moravian Church at Bethlehem, Pa.; Edited, with additions, by Daniel G. Brinton and Albert Seqaqkind Anthony

A Lenape-English Dictionary: From an Anonymous Ms. in the Archives of the Moravian Church at Bethlehem, Pa.; Edited, with additions, by Daniel G. Brinton and Albert Seqaqkind Anthony

Philadelphia, Pa. Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1888. Hard Cover. [6], 236 p.: frontispiece portrait of David Zeisberger precedes series title page; 23 cm. Original red moire cloth with gilt-stamped spine title; boards have bevelled edges. Top page edges gilt. Grey endpapers. The Pennsylvania Students' Series, v. 1 (series title page dated 1889). The Native Americans who lived in Pennsylvania and Delaware, known as Lenni Lenape or Delawares, spoke a language belonging to the eastern branch of the Algonquian stock; this 19th-century dictionary of their language was compiled by Moravian missionaries. In Very Good Condition: cover is lightly rubbed; corners are bumped; 1/2-cm. separation in cloth at head of spine; endpaper slightly cracked over front hinge; slightly soiled along fore-edge of back of frontispiece and title page; otherwise clean and tight. Very Good. Item #001945

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