Matthewnim Taaiskt Gospel of Matthew in Nez Perce Language 1871 by Henry H Spalding ~ Pacific Northwest ~ Native American ~ Idaho ~ Bible


Title: Matthewnim Taaiskt. The Gospel According to Matthew, translated into the Nez Perces language

Author: H. H. [Henry Harmon] Spalding

Description: Boards in dark navy leather, stamped in blind with gilt lettering on front cover. A little loss at head of spine; edges heavily rubbed; light rounding to top fore-corners. Interior is unmarked; a few pages show minor spots of soiling, otherwise generally clean. 130 pages. 6.9 x 4.3 inches.

The second edition of the translation by Henry H. Spalding (1803-1874), missionary to the Nez Perce. The original edition was printed in Oregon in 1845.

Henry Spalding and his wife Eliza came to the Oregon Country in 1836 in a party that included Marcus and Narcissa Whitman, part of the first wagon train to make its way over the Oregon Trail. The Spaldings established their mission to the Nez Perce at Lapwai [aka Clear Water].

Binding: Leather Bound Hardcover
Condition: Very Good

Publisher: American Bible Society
Place: New York
Year: 1871

Keywords: Nez Perce, Nez Perce language, Idaho, Northwest, Native American,

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