The Discourses at Versailles of the First Siamese Ambassadors to France 1686-7 Together with the List of Their Presents to the Court in the Original French Toegther with a Translation in English
Smithies, Michael (Ed., Trans., Intro.)
Price: 20.00 USD
Bangkok: The Siam Society, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. 8 3/8" X 6". 96pp. Heavy scattered rubbing and mild edgewear to dust jacket, with personal library label to spine. Price sticker to rear and distributor label to front flap. Blue paper over boards, with cover and spine lettered in gilt. Heavy scattered rubbing to binding, with warping to boards. Light foxing to fore-edge. Bookplate to front pastedown. Endpapers portray the "View of the procession taking Louis XIV's letter and ambassadors to the capital of the King of Siam, 1685." Binding is sound. Pages are unmarked. First Edition. Good.