Madrid. 1786. ,240pp. plus engraved folding table. Contemporary half calf and marbled boards, paper label. Binding significantly rubbed, corners quite worn. Contemporary inscriptions on front and rear fly leaves. Minor foxing. A few small tears to plate. Very good. Item #WRCAM41534
A guide for Franciscan educators in America and the Philippines, in which Truxillo, the Commissary General for the Indies in Madrid, encourages educators to take a more enlightened view. The plate is a table showing royal patronage, enumerating the number of convents and missions in each of the colonial provinces and viceroyalties. Relatively scarce on the market. MEDINA (BHA) 5213. PALAU 341770. SABIN 97278. BIBLIOTECA FILIPINA 2731.