The Twain have Met or An Eastern Prince Came West - SIGNED by the Author
CHAKRABONGSE, Prince Chula of Thailand
London: G.T. Foulis
Near Fine / Near Fine
First edition. Octavo, pp 299. Bound in purple cloth covered hard boards with gilt to spine and gilt emblem to the upper board; orange stain to top edge. In the original dust jacket, un-clipped (25/- net). Autobiography by Chula about his family in Thailand , his youth and his years living in England . The book has been signed and inscribed to the ffep: “ with good wishes, Chula of Thailand | Dec 5. 1956”. Previous owner’s name (C.E. Kendall-Carpenter) and address also to the ffep, dated Nov 1956.
Book is in Near Fine condition, light spotting to ffep, otherwise clean, bright and square. Jacket also Near Fine, though faded to the spine. Uncommon title to find signed by the author.