Templation Library, a collection of print books selected for their general interest, their literary merit or the quality of their iconography.

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The Culinary Art of Cambodia | តម្រាភោជនាហារ

by Princess Rasmi Sobbhana Norodom

Sixty years later, the re-publication in Khmer and English of Princess Rasmi Sobbhana's culinary guide. A gorgeous document for Cambodian history lovers and worldwide gourmets.

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柬埔寨通史 | The History of Cambodia | Paperback

by Lisheng Duan

A reference essay on Cambodian history and culture by Chinese historian Duan Lisheng

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Language: Chinese

Flora Cochinchinensis

by Joao de Loureiro

Probably the earliest botanical survey of the region by a Western observer, including some 1,600 species

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Languages: Portuguese, Latin

វចនានុក្រមរុក្ខជាតិប្រើប្រាស់ក្នុងប្រទេសកម្ពុជា |Plantes utilisées au Cambodge | Plants Used in Cambodia

by Pauline Dy Phon
1,254 species recensed in three languages, a selection based on the existence of a designation in vernacular Khmer
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Languages: English, French, Khmer

Lexique des arbres forestiers du Cambodge | Lexicon of the Forest Trees of Cambodia

by Pauline Dy Phon & Bernard Rollet

One section of the vast study on Cambodian forest trees by botanist Pauline Dy Phon

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Languages: French, Khmer

ASEAN Herbal and Medicinal Plants

by Collective

A vast recension of therapeutical and medicinal plants across Southeast Asia

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Traveller’s Eye | Selected Works from the Francisco Capelo Asia Collection

by Collective & Francisco Capelo

Southeast Asian Art from the Francisco Capelo Collection, Lisboa

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Language: English

Le Roi lépreux

by Pierre Benoit

Novelization of the life and challenges of a French Angkor conservator in the 1920s.

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Language: French

L'Aile de feu | Wing of Fire

by Jeanne Leuba

An engrossing novel set in an Indochinese plantation in the 1910s, with an unforgettable visit to Angkor and the Bayon.

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Language: French

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The Culinary Art of Cambodia | តម្រាភោជនាហារ

by Princess Rasmi Sobbhana Norodom & Angkor Database

A major contribution to the cultural history of Cambodia, augmented republication of 1960 and 1970 English and Khmer collections of culinary recipes.

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Languages: English, Khmer

Empire Colonial Francais: Indo-Chine (Cambodia and Laos)

by Jules Gervais-Courtellemont & Octave Vandelet

A richly illustrated journey through Indochina, and in particular Cambodia in the early years of the French Protectorate.

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Language: French

ПУТЕШЕСТВІЕ ГОСУДАРЯ ИМПЕРАТОРА НИКОЛАЯ II НА ВОСТОКЪ (ВЪ 1890—1891) | Travel of Emperor Nikolai II to the East

by E. E. Ukhtomsky

Siam, Annam, and (indirectly) Cambodia in this recollection of Tsarevich Nikolai II's travel to Asia.

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Language: Russian

По белу свету : путевые заметки - Камбоджа | Around the World: Travel Notes - Cambodia

by Grigory de Vollan

One of the first Russian extensive accounts of Cambodia at the end of the 19th century, by erudite and diplomat G.A. de Vollan

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Language: Russian

Francis Garnier, sa vie, ses voyages, son oeuvre (Francis Garnier, Life, Travels and Work)

by Edouard Petit

A portrait of one of the most controversed member of the Mekong Expedition, and a plea for 'enlightened colonialism' in Indochina.

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Language: French

Индо-Китай (Indochina)

by Vera Y. Kolokolnikova

The first popularization book on Indochina published in Russia. Authored by a bestselling female writer.

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Language: Russian

Recherches sur les Cambodgiens

by George Groslier

George Groslier's encyclopaedia-like sum on the Ancient Khmer civilization, "d'après les textes et les monuments depuis les premiers siècles de notre ère".

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Language: French

The Serpent's Tail, A Brief History of Khmer Classical Dance

by Prumsodun Ok

An informed historical essay on Khmer classical dance by a performer and performing arts researcher.

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Language: English

The Origins of Bagan: The archaeological landscape of Upper Burma to AD 1300

by Bob Hudson

Origins and early development of the Kingdom of Bagan (Pagan).

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Language: English

L'Indochine et la Chine: récits de voyage de John Thomson (French Adaptation)

by John Thomson & Hippolyte Vattemare

A 1879 French "adaptation" of photographer and geographer John Thomson's "The Straits of Malacca, Indo-China, and China" (1875).

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Language: French

Les ruines d'Angkor, de Dong Duong et de Myson (Angkor, Dong Duong and My Son Ruins)

by Charles Carpeaux

The travelogue of an early explorer and archaelogist in Angkor and Champa areas

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Language: French

The Straits of Malacca, Indochina and China

by John Thomson

Or Ten Years' Travels, Adventures and Residence Abroad

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Language: English