Saturday, September 10, 2011

A Rizal Anthology (A Selection of Winning Literary Pieces from Various Contests Held Under the Auspices of the Jose Rizal National Centennial Commission)

Title: A Rizal Anthology (A Selection of Winning Literary Pieces from Various Contests Held Under the Auspices of the Jose Rizal National Centennial Commission)
Author: National Heroes Commission
Synopsis: The many-sidedness of Dr. Rizal’s abilities and accomplishments, in addition to his heroism and martyrdom, has stirred both praise and admiration in all places and at all times. It has been a century since his birth and 67 years since his death, and the paeans sung of his glorious life and labors are still unremitting and inexhaustible. To the volumes written about him here and abroad, the National Heroes Commission adds this year a significant collection of essays, poems, a biography and an opera. Each piece, written in English or Tagalog, is outstanding in itself, having been the best among entries in national and international competitions in their respective fields in 1961.
Year Published: 1964, Manila, Philippines
Format: Hardbound, bookpaper
Size: 10.3 x 7.2 inches
No. of Pages: 432 pages
Condition: Some minor shelf-wear; covers are in good shape with a few small bumps; leaves are fine and crisp with very light toning; overall VERY GOOD condition
Weight: 900 grams

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HAC Code: 3I0033

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