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CHOISY, M. L'Abbe de.
JOURNAL DU VOYAGE DE SIAM FAIT EN 1685 & 1686.
EARLY PRIMARY RESOURCE OF A FRENCH EMBASSY TO SIAM & CHINA Paris 1687, Mabre-Cramoisy. Contemporary calf, 2nd edition, 651p., spine worn, hinges cracked, corners rubbed, contents clean, spolid, French text, 9.5 x 15 cm. R A R E Abbe de Choisy was together with Chevalier de Chaumont sent by Louis XVI in a great embassy to Siam in 1685. Choisy's official role was to be that of religious instructor to the King of Narai of Siam. This interesting account written in the form of letters contains many details on the daily life in Siam. Nice early work. Cordier Bl 941. Cioranescu 19372. Works of this vintage on Siam are quite S C A R C E ! Color scans can be sent by email.Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * BUY WITH CONFIDENCE 43 YEARS EXPERIENCE ! * * * !! WARNING: The above description is COPYRIGHT protected material under United States & International Copyright & Intellectual property laws. Unauthorized copying or use of ANY PART is a felony and will be PROSECUTED TO THE FULL EXTENT OF THE LAW !!! The entire text and contents of this description is Copyright protected 2002-2010 Rare Oriental Book Co.
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