Publication: St Ignatius Print, 1880, Montana
First edition. 8vo. Printed wrappers, 17 pp. A complete catechism of the Christian Doctrine in the Flat-Head or Kalispel language. The English versions were most likely taught by Rev. J. Bandini. A rare Jesuit Mission Press imprint. Contains prayers and a catechism. "It was in the Mission Boys' School that the St. Ignatius Press operated. Learning to set type and to operate the press was one occupation, among others, for Indian boys who attended the school." (Schoenberg, p11) About 225 copies were printed. Top page edges un-cut, light wear to the fore-edges, else a near fine, clean, un-read copy.
Inventory Number: 37685