TYPE: Book
COMPONENTS: Frontispiece plate. [11], 9, 162, vi, [5] pages. 4to, contemporary calf,
CONDITION: moderate wear; lacking front free endpaper, minor dampstaining; early inscriptions on title page and rear free endpaper.
NOTES: Sale 2380 Lot 328. Palau 329425; Pilling 3810; Sabin 9461.
ITEM ID: 2819

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Grammar Book for Tarahumara Language

Year: 1826
Decade: 1820s
Century: 19th (1801-1900)

First edition of the most important grammar of the Tarahumara language of northwestern Mexico. Includes sermons with parallel text in Spanish; one on page 67-68 forbids the worship of peyote and the moon. Tellechea, Miguel. Compendio gramatical para la inteligencia del idioma Tarahumar.