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.