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image of A Relation of the Voyage to Siam Performed by Six Jesuits Sent by the French King, to the Indies and China in the Year 1685. With an introduction to the 1981 edition

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Bangkok: White Orchid Press, 1981. Paperback. [10], 307, [12]p. + [16]p. of plates, wraps, 5.25x7.5 inches, two small pen marks on front blank else very good fascimile reprint of the original 1688 edition. Cover title: "Voyage to Siam" Itineraria Asiatica, Thailand Volume II.
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The Natural and Political History of the Kingdom of Siam

by Gervaise, Nicolas; translated and edited with an introduction and notes by John Villiers

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Published
1989
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9789748495330
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Bangkok: White Lotus Co, 1989. Hardcover. xxii, 254p., boards with gilt titling, 6x8.5 inches, illus., one fold-out map, ownership stamp on half-title else very good condition in like dj with old price sticker on the front flap. Gervaise was a French diplomat who visited Siam in the 1680s.
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image of 1688 Revolution in Siam: The Memoir of Father de Bèze, s.j.

1688 Revolution in Siam: The Memoir of Father de Bèze, s.j.

by de Bèze, Father; translated with introduction, commentary, appendices and notes by E.W. Hutchinson

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Published
1968
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Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 1968. Hardcover. xxiii, 179p + [18]p. of plates., cloth-covered boards, map endpapers, frontis., one fold-out map, remainder mark on bottom edge else very good condition in an edgeworn dj with several small edge tears repaired with tape.
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image of History of Japan, Together with a Description of the Kingdom of Siam, 1690-92 [3 volumes]

History of Japan, Together with a Description of the Kingdom of Siam, 1690-92 [3 volumes]

by Kaempfer, Engelbert. Translated by J.G. Scheuchzer

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Published
1971
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9780404036300
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New York: A M S Press, Incorporated, 1971. Hardcover. Vol. 1, lxxxix, 336 pages, Vol. 2, ix,396 pages, Vol. 3, vii, 385, green boards with gold imprint of a chrysanthemum on cover board and spine of each volume, includes black and white illustrations and foldout maps and drawings, Very good. Slight browning/age-toning to pages. Faint crease to length of… Read more
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Van Vliet's Siam

by Baker, Chris, Dhiravat Na Pombejra, Alfons van der Kraan, David K. Wyatt

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Published
2005
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9789749575819
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Chiang Mai, Thailand: Silkworm Books, 2005. Paperback. x, 346p., wraps, 6x9 inches, illus., fold-out map at rear, very good condition. Jeremias Van Vliet was a Dutch merchant who visited Siam in the seventeenth century.
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image of Royal Siamese Maps war and trade in nineteenth century Thailand

Royal Siamese Maps war and trade in nineteenth century Thailand

by Phasuk, Santanee and Philip Stott

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Published
2006
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9789748225920
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Bankok, Thailand: River Books, 2006. Hardcover. 208pp., 10x12 inches, illustrated dj over red cloth boards, in very good condition with lots of color illustrations and b&w photos.
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The Ship of Sulaimān

by O'Kane, John, translator

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Published
1972
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9780231036542
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New York: Columbia University Press, 1972. Hardcover. x, 250p., first American edition from English plates, waxed blue cloth boards in dj; very good condition. Persian heritage series no. 11.
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Ancient Luang Prabang & Laos. Revised & expanded

by Heywood, Denise

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Published
2014
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9786167339450
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Bangkok: River Books, 2014. Paperback. 252p., first issued 2006, reprinted 2008, here expanded with revisions. Large softbound, a paperback in 9.5x6.5 inch colorphoto cardstock wraps, splendid photos on alkaline paper, mostly color except for period photography, scattered diagrammatic aids (floorplans & elevations) and a fine large diagrammatic area map in colors. From a collection kept in as-new condition: item… Read more
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Siam and the West, 1500-1700

by Van der Cruysse, Dirk; translated by Michael Smithies

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Published
2002
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9789747551570
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Chiang Mai, Thailand: Silkworm Books, 2002. Paperback. xviii, 565p. + [10]p. of plates, wraps, very good condition. First published as Louis XIV et Siam in 1991.
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image of The First Age - of the Portuguese Embassies, Navigations and Peregrinations to the Kingdoms and Islands of Southeast Asia (1509-1521

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Bethesda: Printed [for the author] by Decatur Press Inc, 1968. Hardcover. 136p., illustrated with a folded line map on cardstock, hardcover in 9x6 inch red cloth boards. Sound, clean, and unmarked, a very nice copy.
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image of Siam, or the History of the Thais from 1569 to1824 A.D. With a frontispiece by Margaret Ayer

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Bethesda MD: Printed [for the author] by Decatur Press Inc, 1967. 154p., illustrated with a single line map, hardbound in 9x6 inch dark red cloth boards gilt. Ex library bearing "withdrawn" stamps to endsheets and titlepage (no indication which institution), an unhandled copy, clean, sound and unmarked except for the "withdrawn". The acknowlegements page is chock-a-block with gratitude: typists… Read more
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The Dutch in Seventeenth-Century Thailand

by Smith, George Vinal

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Published
1977
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DeKalb: Northern Illinois University, 1977. Paperback. x, 203p., text reproduced from keyboard-set ms and illustrated with a single line map and a number of tables. Softbound in plain printed 9x6 inch tan wraps, perfectly clean and sound with no markings of any kind, a very good copy. Center for Southeast Asian Studies, special report no. 16, 1977.
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image of Historiael verhael der sieckte ende doot van Pra Interra Tsia 22en Coninck in Siam & den regherende Pra Onghsry 1640

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Tokyo: Toyo Bunko, 1956. 137p., slender hardcover, minor foxing, in original plain slipcase, mildly worn and toned. Facsimile reprint of the original manuscript.
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A new historical relation of the Kingdom of Siam

by de La Loubère, Simon

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Published
1986
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Bangkok: White Lotus, 1986. ix, 260p., very good hardcover. Facsimile of the 1693 edition.
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Journal du voyage de Siam: fait en 1685 & 1686

by de Choisy, François-Timoléon

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Published
1930
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Paris: Duchartre & Van Buggenhoudt, 1930. xliv, 296p., paperback, covers edgeworn.
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Adventurers in Siam in the Seventeenth Century

by Hutchinson, E.W.

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Published
1940
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London: Royal Asiatic Society, 1940. xxvii, 283p. hardcover, ex-library, with small numerals penned on spine, internal ex-library markings; a decent reading copy of this work on European expeditions to the region.
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Guide to Bangkok with notes on Siam

by Seidenfaden, Erik

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Published
1928
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Bangkok: The Royal State Railways of Siam, 1928. 324p., 32 pages of ads; stiff cloth wraps with gilt design, two fold-out maps. Black and white illustrations scattered throughout text. Second edition.
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image of Not for Sure; Two Dhamma Talks. Translated from the Thai by Thanissaro Bhikkhu. For  free distribution

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Thailand: The Sangha, 2007. Pamphlet. 28p., pamphlet beautifully printed on alkaline paperstock, staplebound in 8.5x5.5 inch plain printed glossy tan wraps. Small smudge to back cover, and a large offset ghost-image across titlepage from a rubber-stamp opposite (verso of front cover) reading "Not For Resale, This Is A Free Book", in red ink. Aside from these discolorations, a very… Read more
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The Patong Fire: A Fictional Account

by Gee, Teoman [pseudonym of Gabriel Kuhn]

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Published
2003
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np: Alpine Anarchist Productions, 2003. Pamphlet. 24p., stapled wraps, 5.5x8.5 inches, old price sticker and small stain on rear wrap else very good zine. Alpine Anarchist Productions 016. Title refers to a fire in Phuket, Thailand, in which a popular tourist resort was burned down. Kuhn's fictional version imagines that the fire was set by anarchists in protest… Read more
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image of Asian Women Workers Newsletter. Vol. 20 no. 1 (January 2001)

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Bangkok: Committee for Asian Women, 2001. 24p., staplebound newsletter, 8.75x10.75 inches, very good. Cover story on Patriarchy and the feminization of the work force in Japan.
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