Bangkok: Times Press, 1926. SCARCE ITEM. Small quarto. Organised in 14 individually paginated segments, including: Government, Guide book to chief monuments (with an introduction to Siamese history and religion), Public health/philanthropic institutions, Education, Resources, Natural features, Forests, Rice industry, Irrigation, Lac cultivation and trade, Mining, Aquatic resources and fisheries, Aviation, and Co-operative movement. Illustrated throughout with a multitude of photographic plates and diagrams. Recently bound in publisher's half tan calf over grey cloth boards. All edges attractively speckled with navy. Light grey endpapers. Very clean internally, with minor age toning. Ownership inscription to original flyleaf. Externally near-fine, in a sumptuous half calf binding. Gilt lettering to spine, five raised bands. Negligible marks to leather along spine joint, and to rear corner. A fascinating and exhaustive work, detailing all aspects of life in Siam. A quaint anthropological work, handsomely presented. This scarce volume provides great interest, and a wealth of information. Item #46049
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