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KALLI, THE ESQUIMAUX CHRISTIAN. A MEMOIR
New York, 1861. 70,2pp. including frontispiece portrait. Original publisher's cloth, stamped in gilt. Light soiling and wear to boards. Bookplate on front pastedown. Minor dampstain to lower edge of text block. Very good. The Church Book Society edition of this description of an Inuit member of the Franklin Search. Kallihirua joined the expedition under Horatio Thomas Austin searching for the lost Franklin team, acting as an interpreter and eventually sailing back to England with the Assistance - becoming the first Greenlander to visit Europe. He was enrolled at St. Augustine's missionary college in Canterbury, where he also helped Captain John Washington to revise his Eskimaux- English vocabulary. Captain Ommanney continued to act as his mentor and was present at his baptism. SABIN 51542.
      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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