Scarce. The author travelled throughout the Philippines in 1859-60. ‘This work possesses great scientific value. It is the work of a keen scientific investigator and in some respects has never been superseded’ (Griffin). Originally published in German in 1873.
First edition in English, 8vo, x, 370pp., folding map frontispiece, wood-engravings in the text, original pebble-grained blue cloth gilt, decorated and ruled in black, neatly recased with new endpapers, small repair head of spine, lightly rubbed, a very good copy.
Griffin (Philippine books in the Library of Congress), p.17; Pardo de Tavera 1399.
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