Hardcover. New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1st US, 1925, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 372 pages. Hardcover. Illustrated with black & white photographs and one map. Blue cloth covers with darkened spine. Clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. Manila , Manila Polo Club , 1st, 1984 , Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 152 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. Extensive b&w and color photography throughout. Illustrated end papers and fly leaves. Blind stamp on front cover. Musty odor, otherwise clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. Boston, American Tract Society, 1st, 1905, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 416 pages, hardcover. Stamped boards with gilt titling to spine and front panel. An account of life in the Philippines before American exploitation. Inscription to previous owner on front flyleaf. Age toning to top text block. Bumped corners. Mild rubbing and edgewear to boards, mostly to spine. Frontispiece intact. A bright and tight copy.
Hardcover. NY, Reynal & Hitchcock, 1st, 1941, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover in blue cloth, faded gilt lettering on spine. 32 pages of B&W photos in rear section. In 1941 when this critical evaluation was published, Filipinos were looking toward their promised independence after 50 years as a territory of the US with a history earlier of over 3 centuries under Spain's thumb. Having been the White Man's Burden, they were now fearing they would become the "yellow man's prey", notes the author, as the WWII Pacific theater was looming. Two-color end paper maps: The Philippine Islands and their place in The Far East". Clean copy.
Hardcover. Berkeley, University of California Press, 1st, 1977, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Hardcover in a dust jacket with edge wear and chipping. 305 pages, maps, glossary, bibliography, index. This is a unique and fascinating account of how a World War II resistance movement become communist and its violent struggle against the Philippine government and USA backing. The Huk Rebellion is fundamental to the understanding of Philippines politics and its evolution. This account is written from the rebel's point of view and contains many interviews with combatants from both sides. It provides many lessons for both guerillas and counter-insurgent forces. Clean copy.
NY, Harper & Row, 1st, 1988, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover in a bright, unclipped dust jacket. 485 pages, b/w plates, maps, notes, bibliog., index, Describes how under Marcos, Manila became an international hub for money-laundering, narcotics trafficking, gambling, white slavery & child prostitution.Clean copy.
Hardcover. Manila, Foresight International, 1st, 1980, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover with a lightly worn dust jacket, 190 pages, b&w photos. A portrait of the then President Ferdinand Marcos from his boyhood in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte to his graduation from high school at the University of the Philippines. Previous owner's inscription on front fly leaf, otherwise clean.