Prawit Masgulradna. Printed by Ruam Mitr Thai Printing House, Bangkok. Trade Paperback. Item #304035
Proverbs, 77 unnumbered pages, in Thai; Pageant 48 numbered pages in English. Portrait, full-page, in B/W presumed to be of Police General Luang Pichitr Turagar. Inserted sheet: '28 March 1958 / Mr. V. de Guinzbourg / The Proverbs of PHRA RUANG / and Pageant of Wild Tiger Traditions / Published in 1956 by / Mr. Prawit MASGULRADNA / RUAM MITR THAI Printing House / Black Bridge Crossroads / Bangkok / Note: This book was printed only for distribution to / persons attending a funeral - in this case, / that of Police General Luang Pichitr Turagar. / It is therefore doubtful whether there are any / copies available now.' Lt. Col. V.S.M. de Guinzbourg was a UN diplomat and noted collector of proverbs and aphorisms. Phra Ruang is a legendary figure from Thai history, usually described as the founder of the first Thai kingdom who freed the people from the rule of the ancient Khmer Empire. Very goodcopy in wrappers (paperback). Scarce.