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First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, Scarce
The first edition of this work.
A scarce work.
A detailed travel work, looking at Myanmar in the early twentieth century, when the country was known as Burma.
The author details the climate, rivers, forests, gardens, canals, lighthouses, occupations, architecture, and more.
Illustrated with a folding map, and many in-text illustrations.
Written by Herbert Thirkell White, the Lieutenant Governor of the British Indian province of Burma, who is best known for his work 'A Civil Servant in Burma'.
In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, generally smart, the boards are a little bowed. Light marks to the boards and spine. Discolouration to the extremities, heavier to the rear board. Minor bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. Bookseller's label to the front pastedown. Prior owner's ink inscription to the recto to the front endpaper. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.
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