Doctrina christiana. The first book printed in the Philippines. Manila 1593. A facsimile...With an introductory essay by Edwin Wolf 2nd

[Philadelphia: Edward Stern & Co., 1947.]. Edition limited to 2500 copies, small 4to, pp. [6], 50, [80]; The first section is a short introduction to Philippine bibliography and an argument for the Doctrina as the first book printed there. The second section is a facsimile of the copy in the Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, which is the only collection to have a copy of the original recorded in OCLC. Gray paper boards backed in red cloth, boards slightly toned, text clean and sound. An Ayer Linguistics duplicate, with Newberry Library label and release stamp on endpapers. Item #49876

Price: $60.00