Item #21603 The Philippine Islands. W. Cameron Forbes, Sergio Osmeña, intro.

The Philippine Islands

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1945. Near Fine / Very Good. Item #21603

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1945. Revised and Condensed Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); publisher's cloth in cream dust jacket printed in green retaining original price ($5.00); xv,[1],424pp.; photographic portrait frontispiece, 15 leaves of photographs printed on rectos and versos, color folding map tipped to rear pastedown. Shallow chips and closed tears to jacket extremities with some subsequent wrinkling, spine panel quite toned, else Near Fine in a Very Good copy of the uncommon jacket.

Updated edition of Governor-General W. Cameron Forbe's monumental two-volume history of the Philippines first published in 1928. This edition updated with a brief introduction by President of the Philippines Sergio Osmeña and a new preface by the author.

Price: $75.00

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