Five Years in Siam (1891-1896) Volume I. The Menam Valley, Lao States, Ratburi, Tenasserim, and Phuket
Smyth, H. Warington
Price: 35.00 USD
Bangkok: White Lotus, 1999. 330 pages. With several fold out maps and illustrations throughout. A reprint of the author's original narrative, recounting his travels through Siam/Thailand, recalling the society and culture in the frontier provinces of Siam and including the gunboat incident with France in 1893. Smyth was a British official for the Department of Mines. GOOD condition. Moderate uneven toning to the covers, with minor soiling and scuffing. Small area of discoloration/staining along the lower front cover. Some scuffing and bumping along the extremities. Interior clean and solid. Good.