2004 · Mansfield Centre, CT
by Griffin, A.P.C.
Mansfield Centre, CT: Martino Publishing, 2004. cloth. Philippine Islands. 8vo. cloth. xv, 397 pages. With Chronological List of Maps in the Library of Congress by P. Lee Phillips. Reprint of the 1903 first edition published by the Library of Congress (Besterman 4786). This work contains two titles, the first is a List of all the books in the Library of Congress on the Philippine Islands, giving a classified list of books and of articles in transactions of learned societies, with sections devoted to works on the American Occupation, United States Government documents and articles in periodicals chronologically arranged. The information provided is extensive and includes author/title, place of publication, publisher, date of publication, pagination, size and often a description of contents and a brief annotation. 400 books are described. The second title included in this volume is a List of Maps, Charts and Views of The Philippine Islands in the Library of Congress. The author, P. Lee Phillips, is a well known scholar on cartography and author of several standard works on the subject. About 860 maps and views are described. There is an author index to the list of maps as well as a geographical index to the list. (Inventory #: 89012)