Bibliography of the Eskimo Language, Issue 1 (Google eBook)

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1887 - Eskimo languages - 116 pages
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Page 105 - WHYMPER'S ALASKA. Travel and Adventure in the Territory of Alaska, formerly Russian America— now Ceded to the United States— and in various other parts of the North Pacific.
Page 20 - North- | west regions of that vast continent; | with a ] description of the Birds, beasts, | reptiles, insects, and fishes | peculiar to the country. | Together with a concise | history of the genius, manners, and customs | of the Indians inhabiting the lands that lie | adjacent to the heads and to the westward | of the great river Mississippi ; | and an appendix, | describing the uncultivated parts of America that | are the most proper for forming settlements.
Page 50 - Philological Proofs of the Original Unity and Recent Origin of the Human Race, derived from a Comparison of the Languages of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America. 8vo, cloth. 6s (original price 12s 6d) Printed at the suggestion of Dr. Prichard, to whose works it will be found a useful supplement. JONES' (Morris Charles) Valle Crucis Abbey, its Origin and Fountion Charter.
Page 16 - Bussie, | avec environ sept cents vocabulaires des principaux idiomes connus, | et suivi | du Tableau Physique, Moral et Politique | des cinq parties du monde...
Page 42 - By HENRY YOULE HIND, MA, FRGS, Professor of Chemistry and Geology in the University of Trinity College, Toronto. 2 vols. \_Just ready. By the same Author. NARRATIVE OF THE CANADIAN RED RIVER EXPLORING EXPEDITION OF 1857 ; and of the ASSINNIBOINE AND SASKATCHEWAN EXPLORING EXPEDITION OF 1858.
Page 43 - Tablets of about four inches diameter, which they polish as smooth as the other, and sometimes they etch or grave thereon Circles, Stars, a Half-Moon, or any other figure suitable to their fancy.
Page 4 - Anonymously printed works are entered under the name of the author, •when known, and under the first word of the title not an article or preposition when not known.
Page 22 - ... more potent than the others. In reply to my question, ' Why such a stone could not be used as a sinker to a fishing-line ?' a Santa Barbara Indian replied that he never saw one used in this way, and added, of his own accord, ' Why should we make stones like that, when the beach supplies sinkers in abundance ? Our sinkers were beach stones, and when .we lost one we picked up another.
Page 15 - THE GOSPELS according to St. Matthew, St. Mark, St. Luke, and St. John translated into the language of The Esquimaux Indians on the coast of Labrador; by the Missionaries of the Unitas Fratrum or United Brethren residing at Nain, Okkak and Hopedale.
Page 54 - As they pursued their travels, partly by land, and partly by water, sometimes near and at other times on the great Saltwater Lake, as they call the sea, they discovered the great river, which we call the Delaware...

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