Witnesses to a Revolution: Siam 1688. Twelve Key Texts Describing the Events and Consequences of the Phetracha Coup D'etat and the Withdrawal of French Forces from the Country
Smithies, Michael (editor); Pombejra, Dhiravat
Price: 60.00 USD
Bangkok: The Siam Society, 2004. 214 pages including index. With a few illustrations throughout. A collection of twelve contemporary accounts of the events of 1688 Siam surrounding the coup d'etat of Phetracha in which King Narai died. This includes a look at the French presence in the country and the role of Constantine Phaulkon, a Greek adventurer. NEAR FINE with light wear to the extremities. Interior clean and solid. Near Fine.