PHILIPPINES--SAN LUCAS, TOMÁS DE
Thomo primero [y segundo] de platicas, y sermones, en idioma Bisaya para todos los Domingos, y fiestas de el año de los naturales, y un confesonario en idioma Español, y Bisaya con sus documentos, y exôrtaciones saludables. Sampaloc: por Fr. Pedro Arguelles de la Concepcion, 1801 and 1798
Second editions, 2 volumes, small 4to (190 x 140mm.), old vellum, [Medina 546 & 543; Palau 292887 & 292888], some worming affecting text, Chinese stamps in red and blue in the text, text browned and brittle (occasional loss), some leaves silked or repaired, volume 2 title and first gathering torn and holed with loss of some text, lacking pp. 903-990 in volume 2 (as sometimes?), volume 2 with blank outer upper corner cut away, recased, sold not subject to return
A RARE WORK IN THE CEBUANO LANGUAGE. Not traced in auction records.
Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.
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