Ruins of Angkor, Cambodia, in 1909
This volume is a facsimile reprint of the extremely rare 1909 edition of P. Dieulefils's "Ruins of Angkor Cambodia in 1909." P. Dieulefils is a renowned photographer working for the Ecole Francaise d'Extreme Orient during the turn of the 20th century and his photographic works of old South-east Asia are renowned.
In this special edition, care is given to the printing and production to ensure the highest quality reproduction of the illustrations. Through special printing process, the stunning photographs come to life again, providing a glimpse of Cambodian life at the time. One of the earliest sets of photographs to have taken at the monumental Angkor Wat, this volume not only includes photographs of the precious architecture and sculptures, but also of court dancers and royal life in ancient Cambodia before exposure to outside civilization and war.
Bound in maroon cloth, this volume will become a treasured book for enthusiasts of photography and specialists of Southeast Asia alike.