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The English governess at the Siamese court being recollections of six years in the royal palace at Bangkok by Anna Harriette Leonowens

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Published by J.R. Osgood in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Thailand -- Social life and customs

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBy Anna Harriette Leonowens. With illustrations from photographs presented to the authors by the King of Siam.
The Physical Object
Paginationx p., 1 l., [4], 321 p. :
Number of Pages321
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23297569M

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