Very Good / Very Good. Item #5766
Manila: Carmelo & Bauerman, 1959. Fourth Printing. Signed by the author with inscription to friends on half title. Additional signed handwritten letter in envelope laid in, thanking her friends for a flower and note they'd sent to her husband, Eugenio Puyat, who was in hospital at the time.
Octavo; 114pp. Illustrated dust jacket over blue cloth with white and green lettering. Illustrated endpapers, with illustrations by Vincente Manansala throughout. Jacket tearing cleanly at flap folds, else a bit edgeworn with a few shallow chips and tears along edges. Boards are sturdy and square. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.
First collection of poems by Estrada, who was apparently known as the Elizabeth Barrett Browning of the Phillippines. Her sister, Eva Estrada Kalaw, was a Filipino senator and one of the key opposition figures against Ferdinand Marcos.