Siam and Indo-China The Straits of Malacca: Travels and Adventures of a Nineteenth-century Photographer
A reprint of the first six chapters of the author's 1875 account of his travels as a photographer in the East between 1862 and 1872. This extract relates to his travels in Malaysia and Indochina. Besides having a keen eye, Thompson was a lively raconteur which makes his writings as enjoyable as his photographs. 178 pages with several of the author's black and white photos. For further details, please see the scanned contents page.
Weight 0.7 kg. Post free within Malaysia.
Published by: Oxford University Press, Singapore, 1991.
Condition: Good. Hardcover with a very good dust jacket. This is an ex-library book whose dust jacket is protected by a plastic jacket on which there are signs of the removal of a spine label. There are stamps on the text block, front end paper and the publisher's page. There is shadow from the dust jacket flaps on the end papers. The binding is tight, the text is clear and there is no tanning throughout.