Raben, R. & Pombejra, D. ed: IN THE KING'S TRAIL. An 18th Century Dutch Journey to the Buddha's Footprint. Bangkok, 1997. 91 pp. Numerous colour photographs and illustrations. 30x24 cm. Cloth.
Theodorus Jacobus van den Heuvel's account of his voyage to Phra Phutthabat in 1737. The then chief of the Dutch United East India Company was invited by the King of Siam to accompany him on his annual pilgrimage to the shrine of the Buddha's Footprint, Phra Phutthabat. He recorded his impressions in his journal which is here translated into English, annotated, and published for the first time.
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Was item 481 in printed List 187.
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