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Collantes, Domingo (Bishop)

Historia de la provincia del santísimo Rosario de Filipinas, China, y Tunquin Orden de Predicadores.

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Quarta parte, desde el año de 1700 hasta el de 1765. Por el m.r.p. fr. Domingo Collantes … rector, y cancelario del Colegio : Real, y pontificia vniversidad de Santo Tomas de Manila. [Manila] En la imprenta de dicho colegio, y vniversidad : Por Iuan Franc. de los Santos, 1783. Quarto, modern vellum over boards, spine with calligraphic lettering in ink; pp [94], 659, [1 errata]; woodcut head- and tailpieces, historiated initials; last preliminary leaf (pages [93-4]) remargined, else a fine copy.

The founding fathers of this Dominican Province – known as the Province of the Holy Rosary – arrived in the Philippines in 1587. The Province represented the Dominican mission in Asia, and was admitted by the General Chapter of the Order in 1591.

The present work by Bishop Domingo Collantes constitutes the fourth published part of the Province’s history, dealing with the period 1700-1765. The three previous parts were published, at distant intervals, as follows: [pt. 1] Historia de la provincia del Sancto Rosario … Por … Diego Aduarte, Manila, 1640 (2nd edition, Zaragoza, 1693) [pt. 2] Tomo segundo de la Historia de la provincia del Santo Rosario … Escrito por … Baltasar de Santa Cruz. Zaragoça, 1693, and [pt. 3] Historia de la provincia de el Santissimo Rosario … Tercera parte … Compvesta por … Vicente de Salazar. [Manila] 1742.

Jose, Impreso, 815; Pardo de Tavera, Biblioteca Flipina, 659; Medina, Manila, 315; Retana 1906: 401-402.