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Angkor the Magnificent - Asia Fine Books

Angkor the Magnificent


Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company

Place Published: New York

Date Published: 1924

Book Condition: Very Good

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First edition

1 in stock

Product Description

Angkor the Magnificent: The Wonder City of Ancient Angkor Cambodia

Author: Helen Churchill Candee

305 pages with 79 illustrations from photographs and 1 map. A classic early, 1924, romantic, poetic, illustrated travel/history essay on the Angkorian temples. Contents: Hong-kong Harbour; Aboard the Pak Hoi; Saigon; Up the Mekong; First view of Angkor Vat; Still Angkor Vat; A Nocturne; A Survey; The Bayon; Animals; The Terrace of Honour; Phimean-Akas; The Village of Siem-Reap; Smaller Temples; The Bungalow; Banteai Kedie, Ta Prohm; Water; Prah Khan, Neak Pean; For the Charmingly Uninformed.

Turquoise blue cloth with gilt titles and decoration, cloth spine with titles. Some light surface wear to cover and rear, age fading to  edges, age browning to spine, slight lean to spine, the contents are clean and excellent. A very decent copy of this classic work. 8.75 by 6 inches.

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Very Good, Good