Tourism

  • # 19684

    LINDHARDT, Knud

    Europe’s Gay Gateway. See wonderful Copenhagen via SAS

    [Copenhagen : Scandinavian Airlines System, circa 1956]. Offset lithograph, 970 x 720 mm, printed lower left ‘Printed in Denmark – Interprint A/S Stosv 1860’, light handling marks, else fine. A fabulously kitsch 1950s travel poster for the Danish capital, designed by Knud Lindhardt. The poster was issued in two sheets in mirror image, of which …

  • # 20115

    [GILL, S.T.]

    The Melbourne Rose. Part II.

    London : Joseph, Myers & Co., 1862 (printed in Hamburg by C. Adler’s Printing Establishment). Chromolithographed and engraved folding card in the shape of a rose, custom mounted in a perspex display stand, with the original gilt-printed envelope honouring Burke and Wills (two old tape stains); a very good example. A significant and very rare …

  • # 19741

    QANTAS LTD; [BURNS, PHILP & CO. LTD]

    “QANTAS” Ltd. announce a greatly increased service to the public.

    At the head of drop title: Vignette illustration and “Air Travel – is Safe, Speedy and Comfortable, it exemplifies the spirit of modern progress”. Brisbane : “QANTAS” Ltd., The Wool Exchange, Eagle Street, 1930. Single sheet, 137 x 80 mm, printed on one side only; advertising a 15% reduction in fares on the Brisbane-Camooweal and Cloncurry-Normanton …

  • # 20496

    The early history of Mt. Eliza on the Mornington Peninsula

    Mt. Eliza : Mt. Eliza Progress Association, 1926. Octavo, lettered wrappers (slightly sunned), bookplate inside upper wrapper, pp. 32, folding map (small hole), illustrations. Rare original first edition (a reprint was issued in 1985).

  • # 20510

    FITCH, R. F.

    Hangchow itineraries. Describing the chief places of interest with a note on the famous bore.

    Shanghai : Kelly & Walsh, 1929. Third edition, enlarged and revised. Duodecimo, illustrated boards (small water stain), cloth spine, pp. vii; [6]; 94; [10]; twelve illustrations printed in green, six large folding maps, a very good copy, loosely enclosed, a leaflet ‘A proposed weekend trip by train to picturesque Hangchow’ from the Lakeview Hotel, Hangchow

  • # 19532

    MEDHURST, W.H. (Walter Henry) (1796-1857)

    General description of Shanghae and its environs, extracted from native authorities.

    Shanghae : Printed at the Mission Press, 1850. [Series: The Chinese miscellany, IV]. Octavo, later half calf over marbled papered boards; pp [iv], 168, 6 folding woodcut maps (5 with one leaf of descriptive text); light foxing to endpapers, first 3 leaves with restoration to bottom corners, title leaf also with repaired tear at fore-edge, …

  • # 19464

    MAYERS, William Frederick; DENNYS, Nicholas Belfield; KING, Charles

    The Treaty Ports of China and Japan.

    A complete guide to the open ports of those countries, together with Peking, Yedo, Hongkong and Macao : forming a guide book & vade mecum for travellers, merchants, and residents in general : with 29 maps and plans. London : Trübner and Co. ; Hongkong : A. Shortrede and Co, 1867. First edition. Octavo, half morocco …

  • # 19467

    GRAY, John Henry (1828-1890)

    Walks in the city of Canton.

    … With an itinerary. Victoria, Hongkong : De Souza & Co., 1875. Octavo, contemporary half calf over dark brown linen boards (rubbed and lightly marked, corners worn), spine with raised bands lettered and ruled in gilt (some wear to the bands, head and tail), front pastedown with full signature of the original owner, American diplomat …

  • # 20336

    Terse information about Queensland, the queen state of the Australian Commonwealth

    Brisbane : Intelligence and Tourist Bureau, circa 1910. Third edition. Octavo, lettered wrappers (spine defective), pp. 51. Guide for the immigrant to Queensland.

  • # 20503

    GOODCHILD, John C.

    Drawings of Adelaide

    Sydney : Tyrrell’s Limited, 1924. Octavo, wrappers (spine split, pale water stain to corner of a few pages), 12 plates of views of Adelaide.

  • # 20333

    Commonwealth Railways. Across Australia’s centre

    Central Australia Railway. North Australia Railway. S.l. : Commonwealth Railways, circa 1960. Tourist brochure, folded sheet. pp. [8], illustrated, map. Tourist railway from Adelaide to Darwin.

  • # 20332

    DAVID JONES

    … In Australia it’s David Jones

    [Sydney : David Jones, circa 1956]. Octavo, illustrated modernist wrappers, pp. [16], illustrated. Promotional card loosely enclosed. Glamorous brochure of the department store David Jones in the 1950s. A single example recorded in Australian libraries (NLA).

  • # 20326

    Colour scenery of West Malaysia

    Singapore : Sing Wah & Co., circa 1970. Oblong quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. [60], illustrated in colour.

  • # 20014

    Five tourist brochures for Japan, 1930s – 60s

    Fujiya Hotel, Fuji-Hakone National Park. DL brochure, single sheet folded, printed in colour, sketch map and illustrations. Pocket guide to Beppu Hot Springs. Octavo brochure, single card folded, printed in colour, map, possibly lacking printed contents. Shopping at quality stores. Welcome Himalaya. DL brochure, pp. [8], each folded in half, printed in colour, sketch map and illustrations. …

  • # 20012

    Department of Tourism, Malaysia

    Two vintage tourist brochures for Penang, Malaysia

    Kuala Lumpur : Department of Tourism, circa 1970, each titled ‘Penang : Western gateway to Malaysia’, each a single sheet illustrated in colour folded to DL size.

  • # 20005

    Map of Singapore

    With compliments of Adelphi Hotel & Chanrai’s, Singapore’s only exclusive air conditioned men’s shop. Singapore : Chanrai’s, c. 1960. Folding map, printed in colour, 450 x 295, guide to Singapore and advertisements verso. Fine condition.