Siamese Tales; Old and New, The Four Riddles and Other Stories, Reginald le May, 1930, signed
Siamese Tales; Old and New, The Four Riddles and Other Stories, translated by Reginald le May, M.R.A.S. (Adviser to the Siamese Government in the Ministry of Commerce and Communications). With Some Reflections on the Tales.
Published by Noel Douglas, London, 1930, first edition. Signed twice - to first free endpaper and to photographic portrait frontispiece. A collection of Thai folk tales.
A good blue cloth hardback with gilt Buddha motif to front cover. Front cover has a few scuff marks and a circular mark below the Buddha head. Minor bumping and shelf wear. Ex-library stamp opposite Contents page, and label removal mark on first free endpaper above author's signature.
Text is bright and clean and soundly bound. An uncommon signed copy from a respected authority on Thai art and culture.
Text in English.
Approx Dimensions: Approximately 220mm high x 149mm wide x 25mm deep.
Weight approximately 444g unpacked.