HOWLEY, James P[atrick] [1847-1918].
The Beothucks Or Red Indians The Aboriginal Inhabitants Of Newfoundland.
4to. pp.xx, 348. 38 plates & 10 sketches/sketch maps on 8 plates (1 folding). biblio. index. cloth (few marks on upper cover). in tattered dw. Cambridge: At The University Press, 1915.
The definitive work on the subject, the culmination of forty years of research. Included here is the text of W.E.Cormack's Narrative of a journey across the island of Newfoundland in 1822, an account by the first white man to cross Newfoundland by foot. Cormack founded the Beothuk Institute at St. John's in 1827, and on another expedition found the only survivor of the tribe, Nancy Shanawdithit, who died at his home two years later. O'Dea 1616.