Very Good. Item #9792
[Washington, D.C.? or perhaps Phnom Penh]: The American Embassy, 1957. First Edition. Small Octavo (21x13.5cm); 34pp. Five line drawings and a double-spread of B&W documentary photographs. Saddle-stapled illustrated card covers.
Very lightly soiled covers with previous owner's signature at top right of front. Minimal wear; textblock unmarred and unmarked.
This introductory reference pamphlet was part of the portfolio of information given to new diplomats and staffers at the American Embassy in Cambodia's capital—an informative and moving document, describing the "Pearl of Asia" long before Pol Pot had cast his shadow over the city.