Title: 1854 Chippewa Bible NEW TESTAMENT
Book Condition: Good
NEW TESTAMENT. FIRST EDITION of this translation of the KJV in Chippewa. Preceded by the translator's version of the Gospels, in 1859, and 2 other complete NTs. Translator Frederick O'Meara (1814-88), was active in translating the Bible, hymns, and the Book of Common Prayer into Ojibwa & member of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel mission to the Chippewa and served for many years at the mission on Great Manitoulin Island in Lake Huron. First complete translation of the NT into Ojibwa appeared in 1833 and was the effort of Edwin Jones, a surgeon in the U.S. Army (with the help of John Taylor, a U.S. army interpreter)). The second translation was by Henry Blatchford and appeared in 1844. O'Meara is the third translation and the first printed in Canada. D&M 3034. Recent black moire clothe, spine with burgundy gilt stamped leather title and publication labels. Bookseller Inventory # 000848
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