Some Views of Burma,
with notes. [Bound with] Some Views of Burma, with Notes. Second Series. Watts & Skeen, Photo Artists, and others. Rangoon Myles Standish & Co. [c.1900]
First edition Two volumes bound in one, oblong 8vo, pp., 26 illustrations; 53, 24 illustrations. Preserved in a contemporary cloth binding, now worn and lacking spine. Text and illustrations in very good condition. Lightly worn original wrappers bound in.
Two collections of photographs of Burma in the very first years of the twentieth century published by Myles Standish & Co., Booksellers. The first by J. Jackson, Photo Artist, Dalhousie Street, Rangoon, the second by Watts and Skeen, and others. J. Jackson was one of the earliest photographers working in Burma, trading as Privates Bentley and Jackson 1865-69, later working with Klier and continuing to be listed up to First World War. He is called in this work 'the oldest established photographer in Rangoon'.