Bangkok: White Lotus Co., Ltd., 1996. First edition. 4to., over 100 unnumbered pages, profusely illustrated from b&w photographs, drawings, newspaper clippings and collage. Black cloth with a photo-illustrated dust jacket. Fine. Limited to 1000 numbered copies. Item #52474
Presented in the form of a scrapbook, this is a grim account of the perils of vehicular travel on the roads of Bangkok and its vicinity. The format, which incorporates local signage and drawings is reminiscent of Bill Burke's I WANT TO TAKE PICTURE.
Philip Blenkinsop, born 1965, is an Anglo-Australian photojournalist, working in Asia since 1989. He has covered the conflicts in East Timor, Borneo, the Hmong of Laos, and the earthquake in China, among many others. This is his first book.