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MORGA, Antonio de.

The Philippine Islands, Moluccas, Siam,

Cambodia, Japan, and China, at the close of the sixteenth century. Translated from the Spanish, with notes and a preface, and a letter from Luis Vaez de Torres describing his voyage through the Torres Straits. By the hon. Henry E. J. Stanley.

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67075
London, Printed for the Hakluyt Society, 1868
£250

Hakluyt Society First Series, no. 39.

The first edition in English of Sucesos de las islas Filipinas, Mexico 1609, one of the most important works on the early history of the Spanish colonization of the Philippines. As Deputy Governor in the Philippines, he restored the audencia. He took over the function of judge or oidor. He also took command of Spanish ships in a 1600 naval battle against Dutch corsairs, but suffered defeat and barely survived.

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8vo., xxiv, 431 pp. 2 illustrations, original blue cloth, stamped in blind and gilt, rebacked in blue morocco gilt, title with blind stamp of the United Service Institution and short tear.

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