Rangoon: Rowe & Co. Ltd., nd. Original Paper Wraps. A great cover image lacking 2 of the 24 tipped in printed photographic plates of vernacular images and simple captions. Images include a fishing scene, bathing, planting rice, filling chatties, praying at a temple.... Original wraps, oblong 4to, unpaginated, cord tied, covers ruffled at edges, damp affected back cover leaving a tide mark, front slt. dusty. Lacks 2 plates. A few printed photos with F.M. Muriel' printed signature. Lovely b&w images, some slt unglued or creased at corners. NLA Bib id: 6152222.
Charles Ernest Muriel was appointed by the Secretary of State for India to be an Assistant Conservator of Forests in Burma, who arrived in Rangoon December 1886 [Burma Gazette 7 January 1887]. The author is presumably his wife, F.M. Muriel. Good + overall. Item #23910