Angkor Art and Civilization


Publisher: Thames and Hudson

Place Published: London

Date Published: 1957

Book Condition: Very good

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First English language edition

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Angkor Art and Civilization

Author: Bernard Groslier & Jacques Arthaud

230 pages, with 112 illustrations in photogravure, several fold-out, and 6 plates in colour. Contents include: Note on proper names and their pronunciation; Bibliography; Synoptic Table; Notes on the inscriptions and photographs; Index of maps and figures.

‘This book aims at providing a succinct visual conspectus of the civilization of ancient Cambodia. For this purpose we have chosen Angkor, which for six centuries was the centre of the kingdom, and whose monuments still bear witness to the genius of the Khmers who built it.’ A very well illustrated and informative volume.

Hardcover with jacket, contents in excellent condition. Jacket has minor edge wear and small closed tears. 11 by 9.35 inches.