Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1869. 1st. Leather bound. First Edition. Royal 4to. 11-323 pp. Two full page chromolithograph frontispiece with tissueguard and additional title page. Decorative illustrations throughout, including initials. Publisher'sbrown blindstamped leather boards with gilt decoration and lettering; all edges gilt. A very good copy (rubbing to boards; fading and wear to spine); internally clean with solid hinges. Item #17524
Illustrated by the Lord's Prayer in One Hundred Languages. with historical descriptions of the principal languages, interlinear translation and pronunciation of each prayer, a dissertation on the languages of the world, and tables exhibiting all known languages dead and living. The half-titles which are scattered throughout the book serve to group the languages belonging to the Aryan, Semitic, Turanian, and American families. Contains the Lord's Prayer in the language of the Delawares, Cherokee, Micmac and other Indian tribes. (Sabin 51756).