The Philippine Islands, Moluccas, Siam, Cambodia, Japan, and China, at the Close of the Sixteenth Century. By Antonio De Morga. Translated from the Spanish, with Notes and a Preface, and a Letter from Luis Vaez de Torres describing his Voyage through the Torres Straits. Antonio de. Stanley Morga, ed, Henry E. J.

The Philippine Islands, Moluccas, Siam, Cambodia, Japan, and China, at the Close of the Sixteenth Century. By Antonio De Morga. Translated from the Spanish, with Notes and a Preface, and a Letter from Luis Vaez de Torres describing his Voyage through the Torres Straits.

London: Printed for the Hakluyt Society, 1868. xxiv, 431 pp. Illus. with 1 b/w engraving and 1 folding drawing. 8vo. Cloth. First edition. Hakluyt Society, First series: No. 39. Spine sunned, ends a bit worn, small institutional bookplate to front pastedown, owner's nautical bookplate opposite, toning and soiling to endpapers and a few preliminary leaves, but still about very good. Sabin 50632. Cordier: Bibliotheca Japonica 266. Cox II: 309. Ferguson 12806. Robertson p. 86. Tavera, Biblioteca Filipina, p.28. Item #33645

Translation of Sucesos de las Islas Filipinas. Includes reproduction of title page of original Spanish edition (Mexici ad Indos, 1609). The appendix includes a brief continuation of the history of the Philippines to 1868, particularly with regard to government and commerce.

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