CHULA CHAKRABONGSE, HRH, Prince of Thailand. The Twain Have Met.

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CHULA CHAKRABONGSE, HRH, Prince of Thailand. The Twain Have Met. London G. T. Foulis, [1957].

8vo. Original cloth, ornamented and lettered in gilt, the rarely seen illustrated dust-wrapper preserved (not price-clipped); pp. [xii], 299, plates after photographs, large folding genealogical table, cloth with a few spots, dust-wrapper sunned to spine; a little offsetting from endpapers; genealogical table with a few minor spots, a good copy.
First edition, signed presentation copy, cordially inscribed to his friend George Brag, and dated 1956 on front fly leaf. of this rare book opening with the origins of the Thai peoples, followed by the author's autobiography with details of court life, and encounters with European Royalty. Of Thai and Russian descent the prince was a member of the Chakri dynasty, wrote several books and was a racing driver.

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