Translated into the Seneca tongue. First Edition, American Bible Society, 1829. Original full leather binding. Contains the Gospel of Saint Luke in English and the Seneca Language. Minor foxing and staining on a few pages. Original full calf leather binding. Minor nicks and scuffs on the binding. Quite sound. Title page in both languages as well. The book has 149 numbered pages but is actually about 300 pages, as the bilingual pages face each other. There are 149 pages in each language. There is also a page that is a Key to the Orthography used in this work recommended by Mr. Pickering in his treatise on the Indian Languages and which uses the vowel sounds as used by most notations in Europe. Thompson S. Harris was a missionary to the Seneca who also translated the Gospel of Matthew and the Sermon the Mount into the Seneca language. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: 1829 New Testament, Seneca & English ...
Book Condition: Good
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