Charlotte Du Rietz Rare Books (ILAB): Indochina
found: 2 books

 
MEYER, ROLAND THÃÁODORE EMILE:
Saramani Danseuse Khmèr ... Saigon, Imprimerie Nouvelle Albert Portail, 1919.
4to. Pp. (ii), 238, table (1). With original pictorial front wrapper printed in red and black. 9 full page plates. Contemporary half calf with silk stripes on covers, silk end papers, somewhat rubbed. First edition of this epic tale of life in Cambodia. Meyer was brought up in Paris and in 1908 he enrolled in the Indochina colonial service. In 1909 he moved to Cambodia where he resided for many years. This is a romantic story about a Camodian royal dancer in the king's harlem and a young French boy who came to Indochina to seek his identity. It's a complex novel in which the author describes the life and circumstances for the different people in the country; rice farmers, fishermen, poor peasants, wealthy merchants, royal servants and even kings.
Charlotte Du Rietz Rare BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 100570
€  400.00 [Appr.: US$ 469.6 | £UK 365.25 | JP¥ 51949]
Catalogue: Indochina
Keywords: Indochina, cambodia, cambodian, khmer, kambodia, kamuthiea, campuchia, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, travel, exploration, dance,

 
RIVAS, FR. MANUEL DE:
Idea del imperio de Annam, o´de los reinos unidos de Tunquin y Cochinchina. Madrid 1859.
Pp. (viii), 396 + (3) indice. Contemporary or slightly later half calf, spine gilt with five raised bands. Second edition (first Madrid 1858). This account contains chapters about taxes, commerce, laws, religion, superstitions, customs, persecution of christianity etc among the Annamese, and further about customs and municipal authorities, fishing and hunting of of the people living in Tonkin and Cochinchina. Cordier BI 1534. Palau 27001.
Charlotte Du Rietz Rare BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 13033
€  280.00 [Appr.: US$ 328.72 | £UK 255.75 | JP¥ 36364]
Catalogue: Indochina
Keywords: Indochina, asia, asie, asiatica, orient, east, asien, indochina, indo-china, indochine, indo-chine, travel, voyages

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