Siam, Land of the White Elephant: As it was and is
Compiled by George B. Bacon 1893
Revised by F.W. Wells with an introduction
Itineraria Asiatica - Siam Volume IX
Itineraria Asiatica is a series of historical reprints of books containing first-hand descriptions and narratives by travellers in Asia. The books, published by Orchid Press in Bangkok, are paperbacks boxed in beautiful slipcases.
Siam, Land of the White Elephant: As it was and is. This is a compilation of descriptions of Siam from the end of the last century. It contains excerpts and summaries of some well-known and some practically unknown published and unpublished reports by travellers largely sympathetic to Siam and the Siamese. An enjoyable and well edited volume, with accompanying engravings.
Reprinted 2000 Bangkok
317 pages, 25 illustrations
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