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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
An early Sampaloc imprint with woodcut skull & crossbones
El Moyses verdadero,
en redemptor del israelitico pveblo... en la vida, y mverte, acciones illvstres... del... fr. Joan Angel Rodriguez. Sampaloc impressas en el Convento de Nuestra Señora de Loreto 1743
First edition. Small 4to (19 x 14 cm), pp., [ii], 21-55, [1, blank]. Text printed within typographic frames, with woodcut head and tailpieces, including one of a skull and crossbones. Without the portrait plate found in some copies. Text in Spanish and Latin. Bound in 20th-century black leatherette, paper label on spine. Title-page detached but present; first and final leaves with early paper repairs. Trimmed, affecting printed marginalia and frames, but text otherwise in very good condition.
Retana, Volume 1, 270 & 273. Not in Medina or Pardo de Tavera. We locate copies at the Biblioteca AECID, Newberry Library, National Library of the Philippines, and National Library of Spain.