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A Visit to the Philippine Islands.
London Smith, Elder & Co. 1859
First edition, 8vo (21.5 x 14.5 cm), pp.[viii], 434, [4, music], 8 plates, illustrations. Bound in contemporary calf, gilt, spine rubbed. Gilt monogram of W. Lee to upper board. Some plates rather foxed, offsetting onto title and text. Armorial bookplate of John Bowring. Presentation inscription to Sir Edward D Scott from W.N. Lee, "a prize for industry", Easter 1867, Brighton.
Tagalog dictionary, "gold wrapped in cloth"
Vocabulario de la lengua Tagala,
compuesto por varios religiosos doctos y graves. Manila Ramirez y Giraudier 1860
Third edition. Folio (29.5 x 21.5 cmt), pp.[xvii], [1, blank], 642. Printed in two columns. Spanish and Tagalog text. A very good copy in contemporary limp vellum, manuscript title on spine. First half of contents clean and fresh; second half evenly browned. Marginal repairs to final blank leaf and rear pastedown.
Pardo y Tavera 1825