Travels in the Philippines - F. Jagor 1875 - Chapman and Hall, London - First Edition in English First published in German two years earlier, an outstanding and rare example of Dr. Fedor Jagor’s highliy influential and insightful work on the Philippines, one that is still regarded today as a a landmark in Western works on the Philippines. The first edition in English, translated from the original German edition of 1873.

The national hero of the Philippines, José Rizal, admired Jagor’s book and Jagor later introduced Rizal to his German scientific colleagues.

Illustrated throughout and with a folding map.
  Dr. Feodor Jagor (1816-1900) was a German ethnologist, naturalist and explorer who travelled throughout Asia in the second half of the 19th century collecting for Berlin museums.

Octavo (book size 22.5x15.9cm), pp. ix [1] 370. In publisher’s blue pebbled cloth, gilt lettering to spine, gilt and black decorations to spine and front panel, panels with quadruple filet borders, upper panel in black rear panel in blind, brown coated endpapers.
  Condition: Fine, with the exception of light rubbing to corners, spine ends and edges, and a small nick to outer edge of rear panel.   Ref: 110457   Price: HK$ 25,000