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A Vocabulary of the Navaho Language, Vol 2

By: The Franciscan Fathers

Price: $200.00

Publisher: St. Michaels, AZ, The Franciscan Fathers: 1912

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 10509

Condition: Fair

Octavo (24 cm), pp. 212. Brown wrappers with black lettering and "Navajo Indian Mission" logo. String binding, deckle edge. Scarce first edition, unnumbered copy from a limited edition of 325 copies. Translations of Navajo into English. Wrappers have come off book completely are in two pieces. Binding is intact though frail. Pages are clean. The dictionary is credited to the three Franciscan friars who moved to establish the St. Michael's mission in 1898, and offered visitors food and coffee in exchange for the names of objects in Navajo, though authorship is generally attributed to Fa... View more info