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[INDIAN LANGUAGES]. -- HILL, George W. (fl. late 19th Century). Vocabulary of the Shoshone Language. Salt Lake City: Deseret News Steam Printing Establishment, 1877.
[INDIAN LANGUAGES]. -- HILL, George W. (fl. late 19th Century). Vocabulary of the Shoshone Language. Salt Lake City: Deseret News Steam Printing Establishment, 1877.

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[INDIAN LANGUAGES]. -- HILL, George W. (fl. late 19th Century). Vocabulary of the Shoshone Language. Salt Lake City: Deseret News Steam Printing Establishment, 1877.

8o (183 x 128 mm). 36 pages. Original green printed wrappers.

FIRST EDITION, issued by the author. As early as 1855, Alexander Ross in his Fur Hunters of the Far West had included a two-page "Snake Language" word list, but Hill's work is the most comprehensive vocabulary of English-Shoshone to have been published. Not in Streeter, Pilling or Graff. Ayer, Indian Linguistics Shoshone 3; Jones 1590.

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