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The pilgrim's progress...in the Dakota language. Translated by Stephen R. Riggs, A. M., missionary
New York: American Tract Society, n.d., 1857. First edition of this translation, 16mo, pp. 264; wood-engraved frontispiece, wood-engraved vignette on verso of title page (Dakota title), wood-engraved medallion portrait of Bunyan on p. [3], 5 wood-engraved plates and 2 other wood engravings in the text; small crack at the top of the spine, else a near fine copy in original brown cloth, gilt-lettered spine. An Ayer Linguistic duplicate with a Neweberry release stamp on the front pastedown. James C. Pilling's copy with his ownership signature at the top of the title page. One of the most frequently printed texts of all time, here in an obscure edition prepared for the conversion and education of the Dakota Sioux. Pilling, Proof-sheets, 3284; Pilling, Siouan, p. 62.
      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
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