Philosophical Transactions. Numb. 317. For the months of September and October, 1708. [Philippines and others]

Philosophical Transactions. Numb. 317. For the months of September and October, 1708. [Philippines and others]

London: H. Clements, 1708. 8vo. Disbound. Contains: I. The Relation Of An Idiot At Ostend; With Two Other Chirurgical Cases. By Mr Claud Amijand, In A Letter To Mr Wilson: Communicated By Mr De La Fage II. Jo. Keill A Mathematical Theory Illustrated With Diagrams III. An Extract Of Two Letters From The Missionary Jesuits, Concerning The Discovery Of The New Philippines Islands With A Map Of The Same (Folding Map) IV. A Relation Of A New Island Thrown Up Near The Island Of Santerini; . 1708 pp.169-208 (errata). Mathematical diagrams in text. Folding map. some browning. Disbound. An interesting series of articles from the Royal Society's Philosophical Transactions, most importantly the Jesuit missionary account of The Philippines, with the map to match. The letter pertaining to the map is from Charles Le Gobien (1653-1708), the prominent Jesuit missionary in China who initiated a major multi-volume work on the activities of Jesuit missionaries. Nice copy of interesting, and re The Philippines, important articles. Good. Item #017351

Price: $750.00 NZD

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