Rare Philippine Books Available from PALHbooks.com

These books are available from PALHbooks.com. Email palhbooks@gmail.com or palh@aol.com if you are interested. US priority shipping for regular sized books is $6.50; coffeetable books will cost more.


Sinaunang Habi
Hardcover, with dust jacket, very good condition

This coffeetable book is about the ethnic weavings and fabrics from the tribes in the Philippines. The book includes numerous pictures and illustrations


Softcover, very good condition

This rare book is an important historical resource that looks at the Chinese and Philippine collection at the Oriental Museum in Valladolid Spain. The book is in Spanish and includes pictures of the collection.


Report on the Commerce and Shipping of the Philippines Islands
Hardcover leatherette-like, very good

This 1979 publication by the Philippine National Historical Institute is an English translation of the original 1838 account written by Rafael Diaz Arenas -- his report on the commerce and shipping of the Philippine Islands. It is an often-quoted source.


One Week in the Philippines
Softevero, as-new
This is an English translation of a French account of the Philippine revolt against Spain in 1897. "One Week in the Philippines" is a chapter from the book, "From Ceylon to the Philippines' published in 1910 by Andre Bellesort. This English translation was published by the National Historical Institute in 1999.


Coffeetable book with DJ, New

Written from the point of view of the Chinese-Filipino, this coffeetable book traces the history, adventure, trivia and chronicle about how the Chinese of ancient times came to be the Tsinoys (Chinese-Filipinos) of today. The book has numerous pictures and illustrations. Chapters include: Shared Beginnings - Prehistoric and Pre-Hispanic Times; Shared Life-the Spanish Occupation; Shared Destiny - the American Occupation; Shared Misery - the Japanese Occupation; Shared Responsibility - Post-war Economy and Reconstruction; A Past Lined, A Future Shared.


Hardcover, no DJ as issued, like new, pages are facsimile with blue hardbound with gold inscriptions.

This is a hardcover edition.published in 1961 by Filipiniana Publishers. It is signed and inscribed by Alberto S. Florentino, The inside pages are facsimili with handsome blue hardcover with gold inscription. No dj as issued.


Signed and inscribed by the author, Carlos P. Romulo. Hardcover, no DJ, very good condition.

This book collects the lectures by Carlos P. Romulo while he was the Weil lecturer at the University of North Carolina. Topics include Asian Criticism of America, The Spiritual Offensive. The book was published in 1956.


Hardcover with DJ, new

Published by the Philippine National Historical Institute in 1994, this book is an English translation of the 1864 book by the Frenchman Jean Mallat about the history, geography and customs of the Philippines. It is an often-quoted source.


Hardcover, new

This is a 1962 printing of the original 1862 account by the Frenchman, Paul Gironier, about his journey to Majayjay in the Philippines. The slender charming book includes wonderful illustrations and has been translated into English. The 1862 edition was published in the City of Nantes, French. This 1962 edition has a red hardcover with gold decoration, as issued.


Signed and inscribed by the author. Hardcover with DJ, very good condition

The book collects articles and speeches by the Filipino hero, Dr. Jose Laurel. He was vice-president of the Philippines in 1986. The author/editor is his son, Salvador Laurel.


Hardcover with DJ. Interior is very good; DJ has imperfections

Signed by the author, this scholarly book gives a historical overview of Cebuano printed literature, an annotated bibliography, annotated list of Cebu, Philippine books, biographic index of Cebuano writers, and more. It's an important source for the topic.


Hardcover with DJ and mylar cover, very good condition

This is noted Filipino writer Nick Joaquin's second novel in which he tries his hand in writing a thriller.


Hardcover no DJ as issued, very good condition

This scholarly book collects the laws of the first Philippine Republic 1898-1899.


Hardcover with DJ, very good condition

This is a story of the bitter-sweet romance between an American soldier and a Filipina World War Two, The book looks at the wartime world of America in the Philippines and the peacetime world of the Philippines in America.


Hardcover with DJ, very good condition

Collected remembrances by Filipina American writer, Ligaya Fruto, about the Commonwealth period in Philippine literature.


Hardcover with DJ, like new

This is a collection of folktales by the Ilianen Manobo tribe ofthe Philippines.

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