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Sale 2488 Lot 246
CONCEPCIÓN, JUAN DE LA. Historia General de Philipinas, Conquistas Espirituales y Temporales de estos Españoles Dominios, Establecimientos Progresos, y Decadencias. 9 folding engraved maps by Cipriano Bagay (of 10); lacks the map of the Philippines by Nicolás de la Cruz Bagay after Pedro Murillo Velarde (replaced in well-executed facsimile on 2 joined sheets of laid paper with Pro Patria watermark). Half-titles present. Printed on rag paper (except for contents of Volume 6 on Asian paper). 14 volumes. 4to, 190-194x136-140 mm, contemporary vellum with spine titles in ink and remnants of thong ties, Volume 9 and 11 spines chipped at top, Volume 10 front hinge cracked; contents relatively clean, except as noted below. Manila: Imprenta del Seminar, Conciliar, y Real de S. Carlos por Agustín de la Rosa y Balagtas, 1788 (Volumes 1-5); Sampaloc: Convento de Nuestra Señora de Loreto por Balthasar Mariano, 1788-92 (Volumes 6-14)
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000
first edition. scarce set of the most extensive history of the Philippines ever published, and a monument of Spanish colonial printing. Medina/Manila 329; Palau 58787.
I. 2 maps (Celebes/Gilolo [i. e., Eastern Sulawesi/Halmahera] and the Philippines). , 434,  pages. Map of the Philippines toned.
II. 3 maps (Isla de San Agustín [Oroluk Island and Atoll], Isla de los Valientes [Ngatik Island and Atoll], and Japan). , 502,  pages. Map of Japan partly toned.
III. Map of Taiwan. , 439,  pages.
IV. , 487,  pages. Light marginal dampstaining.
V. , 478,  pages.
VI. Map of Southeast Asia. , 439,  pages. Map heavily browned, extremely fragile, separating at folds.
VII. 2 maps (Guam and Saipan/Tinian). , 364,  pages.
VIII. , 391,  pages.
IX. Map of the Western Caroline Islands. , 424,  pages. Occasional dampstaining of text.
X. , 410,  pages.
XI. , 420,  pages.
XII. , 419,  pages. Marginal dampstaining at end.
XIII. , 464,  pages.
XIV. , 381,  pages.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $16,250