Sep 28, 2017 - Sale 2455

Sale 2455 - Lot 321

Price Realized: $ 6,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(PHILIPPINES.) Totanes, Sebastián de. Arte de la lengua Tacala y manual Tagalog. [16], 148, [6]; [2], 247, [3] pages. 4to, contemporary vellum, minor wear; light browning throughout, coming disbound in spots, long closed tears to leaves T4-5. Sampaloc, Manila: Pedro Argüelles de la Concepcion, 1796

Additional Details

Second edition of a guide to Tagalog, national language of the Philippines. Totanes was a Franciscan missionary in Mexico and the Philippines; the first edition was issued in 1745. Bound with Totanes' Manual Tagalog as issued, with separate title page. Medina, Brevísimo epítome de la imprenta en Manila, 329-330; Palau 338006; Pardo de Tavera, Biblioteca Filipina 2718.