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The discovery and conquest of the Molucco and Philippine islands: containing, their history, ancient and modern, natural and political: their description, product, religion, government, laws, languages, customs, manners, habits, shape, and inclinations of the natives. With an account of many other adjacent islands, and several remarkable voyages through the Streights of Magellan, and in other parts. Written in Spanish by Bartholomew Leonardo de Argensola, Chaplain to the Empress, and Rector of Villahermosa. Now translated into English [by John Stevens]: And illustrated with a map and several cuts.
London [printed, and sold by J. Knapton,] 1708 - Bartholomé Leonardo de Argensola, 1562-1631, compiled this important history of European involvement in the spice islands from contemporary sources, both published and archival, and from interviews with those involved. An account of Don Sande's raid on Brunei in 1578 is included. First published in Spanish in 1609. see Lach III, pp.311-2 A very good copy bound in twentieth century full red morocco. Light rubbing to edge of spine. First English translation pp.[vi], 260, [8, index], 3 plates, map.
      [Bookseller: John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB]
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