Some notes on the bibliography of the Philippines

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1900
Language: English
Wordcount: 13,710 / 51 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 13
LoC Category: Z
Downloads: 325
Added to site: 2011.07.18
mnybks.net#: 30424
Genre: Non-fiction
Excerpt

acio Mercado, a Philippine botanist himself, and professed member of the Augustinian brotherhood.

The same Father Blanco also translated into Tagal the French physician Tissot's work on medicine, enriched with his own life-long observations on Philippine plant-lore.

Along with Blanco's Flora should be named the catalogue of fauna of the Philippines (Manila, 1895-1896), by the Dominican zoologist, Casto de Elera, an expert in that line of biological science,--a work in folio (in three volumes) of two thousand three hundred pages and upwards, termed by Retana not only a monumental work--easily to be believed--but one unique of its character.

The geology of the islands (Madrid, 1840?), treated by Isidro Sainz de Baranda, government inspector of mines, besides being well worth reading, is the earliest study on this topic made on strictly scientific lines.

Two works, sole representatives of their kind, are named by Retana as of singular value to the physician not only, but to ethnologis

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Some notes on the bibliography of the Philippines  by Thomas Cooke Middleton - Free eBook

Astray in Couper

Matty Cruz Adventure Book 1
R. Marquez

When the economic downturn ends Matty Cruz’s co... Read more

Cover image for Some notes on the bibliography of the Philippines  by Thomas Cooke Middleton - Free eBook

Loose Ends

A California Corwin P. I. Mystery
David VanDyke

"Loose Ends was a great read, if you're looking... Read more

Cover image for Some notes on the bibliography of the Philippines  by Thomas Cooke Middleton - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for Some notes on the bibliography of the Philippines  by Thomas Cooke Middleton - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for Some notes on the bibliography of the Philippines  by Thomas Cooke Middleton - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for Some notes on the bibliography of the Philippines  by Thomas Cooke Middleton - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

The Art of Public Speaking
by Dale Carnegie
The Age of Reason
by Thomas Paine
On the Origin of Species
by Charles Darwin

See more popular titles from this genre.