Tourism

  • # 29664

    Western Australia. Dept. of Lands and Surveys.

    Western Australia for the settler : land for stock cereals, dairying, fruit, potatoes etc.

    / issued under direction of M.F. Troy, Minister for Lands. Perth [W.A.] : Fred. Wm. Simpson, Government Printer, 1928. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers (upper wrapper foxed around the edges), 94 pp, 2 folding maps (1 colour), half-tone photographic illustrations; contents clean and sound. Copies of this edition are recorded in four Australian collections (NLA; SLNSW; SLV; SLWA).

  • # 29662

    PHILLIPS, H. (Harry), 1873-1944

    [SYDNEY HARBOUR] The Beautiful Illawarra, South Coast, N.S.W.

    [Cover title]. Willoughby, N.S.W. : H. Phillips, [circa 1930]. ‘Photographed and published by H. Phillips, Willoughby, N.S.W., for C. Moore, Bulli Pass Refreshment Kiosk (right at the Lookout), where Picnic Parties and Tourists are amply catered for’. Small oblong quarto, pictorial wrappers, containing double-sided concertina foldout with 6 b/w half-tone photographic views of the Bulli …

  • # 28949

    Beautiful Burmah. An album of thirty-seven views of the country and its people

    Rangoon : Whiteaway, Laidlaw & Co., circa 1906. Oblong quarto, gilt-lettered embossed wrappers (lightly marked), stringbound, Christmas gift inscription to the title page (dated Rangoon, Dec. 1906), pp. [60]; 37 photographic illustrations (several in colour) of Burma’s people and scenery, including the Shoay Dagon Pagoda, Daidaiya, Burmese teak carvings, cheroot makers, Chin warriors, Fishing on …

  • # 29162

    Adelaide at a glance

    [S.l. : s.n., circa 1900]. Octavo, gilt-lettered red wrappers (marked), leporello style concertina folding photographic images of Adelaide and South Australia, including North Terrace, a test match at Adelaide Oval, Glenelg Beach, a panorama of the city and a view of Port Lincoln aborigines.

  • # 29216

    "A PORT MORESBY HOUSEWIFE" [pseud. of WYATT, J.]

    A guide to newcomers to Papua-New Guinea

    / by A Port Moresby Housewife. [Port Moresby : J. Wyatt, 1957]. Square duodecimo (150 x 120 mm), original printed blue wrappers, staple bound; 35 pp, including advertisements for Burns Philp, Moresby Newsagency, the Horticultural Society of Papua, and Kriewaldt’s Self-Service Store; centre pages have loosened, but otherwise a very good copy. ‘Life in Papua-New …

  • # 29058

    Anon.

    The cyclopedia of Fiji (illustrated).

    Published under the patronage of His Excellence the Governor of Fiji, the Administrative and Legislature of the Colony and the Wardens and Town Councils of Suva and Levuka. A complete historical and commercial review of Fiji. An epitome of progress. A compendium of statistics and data concerning the group never yet compiled or brought together …

  • # 29155

    CAZNEAUX, Harold, 1878-1953

    The Bridge book by Cazneaux

    Sydney : Art in Australia Ltd., 1930. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (a couple of very short tears), pp. [28], photographically illustrated by Cazneaux. Documents the building of the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge; a fine art deco-styled publication.

  • # 29357

    WESTERN AUSTRALIA. GOVERNMENT TOURIST BUREAU.

    You must come and see us too! : the Western third of Australia

    [Perth, W.A. : Government Tourist Bureau, 1937 or 1938]. Octavo (215 mm), pictorial wrappers, staple bound, [40] pp, with sepia tone photographic illustrations and [4] full-page colour plates of native flowers; a very good copy. The text begins “Looking back 109 years”, which suggests a publication date of 1937 or possibly 1938.

  • # 29345

    Western Australia. Government Tourist Bureau.

    You must come and see us too! : the Western third of Australia

    [Perth, W.A. : Government Tourist Bureau, 1937 or 1938]. Octavo (215 mm), pictorial wrappers (pale foxing), staple bound, [40] pp, with sepia tone photographic illustrations and [4] full-page colour plates of native flowers; a very good copy. The text begins “Looking back 109 years”, which suggests a publication date of 1937 or possibly 1938.

  • # 29342

    Anon.

    [QUEENSLAND] Greetings from Bundaberg : 1939 wall calendar

    [Bundaberg] : [s.n.], 1938. Thick board mount, 132 x 105 mm, with tipped-in photograph of Buss Park, Bundaberg and beneath it a miniature printed calendar for the year 1939 with cover caption: Greetings from Bundaberg; original silk ribbon for hanging; some foxing verso, otherwise very good.

  • # 29331

    JOSEPH, MYERS & CO.

    [The Weimar rose]

    London : [Joseph, Myers & Co.] printed by C. Adler’s Printing Establishment, Hamburg, [circa 1860]. Engraved folding paper souvenir, die-cut in the shape of a rose, diameter when unfolded of 265 mm, with 28 scenes of Weimar, Erfurt, Gotha and Eisenach, curiously lacking the chromolithographed rose which usually forms the outer covers of these delightful …

  • # 29208

    UNION STEAM SHIP COMPANY OF NEW ZEALAND, LTD.

    Islands of the South Seas : Society Islands (Tahiti), Cook Islands (Rarotonga), Fiji Islands, Tongan Islands, Samoan Islands, Hawaii.

    [Dunedin, N.Z.?] : The Company, n.d. [c1925]. Small quarto, 230 x 205 mm, designed to be folded in half, pictorial wrappers, 15 pp, magenta-toned photographic illustrations, map; a fine copy. Beautifully designed and well-illustrated Union Steam Ship Company of New Zealand travel brochure for South Seas cruises. The National Library of Australia holds a copy …

  • # 29206

    CRABTREE'S TRAVEL AGENCY.

    Crabtree’s South Seas Cruise Tour Jan. 13 to April 16, 1926. Hawaii, South Seas, Australia, New Zealand.

    [Cover title]. [Oakland or Berkeley, Calif. : Crabtree’s, 1925]. Single sheet, 235 x 285 mm, folding to 235 x 100 mm, sepia illustrations, map, mild creasing and short tears to corners, but a clean copy. Advertising brochure for a Crabtree’s cruise from San Francisco to Hawaii, Tahiti, Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, Cook Islands, New Zealand and …

  • # 29204

    SELLMAN, Julius

    [NEW ZEALAND] Nya Zeeland : arbetarnes paradis : en studie.

    [=New Zealand : the workers’ paradise : a study]. Stockholm : Nordiska Bokhandeln, 1908. Octavo, publisher’s pictorial wrappers (edges sunned, upper wrapper with corner and edge tears), 97 pp (clean and unopened), 1 colour map. Text in Swedish. An analysis of New Zealand’s economy from the 1870s up until the publication date. Three copies recorded …

  • # 27971

    CITY OF PRAHRAN

    Jubilee history : City of Prahran and illustrated handbook : South Yarra, Toorak, Malvern, etc. (in deluxe publisher’s binding)

    [Cover title : Jubilee history of Prahran]. Melbourne : Periodicals Pub. Co., 1906. Quarto, publisher’s deluxe binding of gilt-lettered morocco over gilt-lettered purple cloth (expertly rebacked with new spine), pp. [iv]; 5 – 205, extensively illustrated with photographs, occasional spots of foxing, a very good copy. A detailed and very well illustrated history of the …

  • # 28946

    MUNICIPALITY OF MANLY

    Official Jubilee Souvenir to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the incorporation of Manly 1877 – 1927.

    Manly, N.S.W. : Manly Daily for the Council of the Municipality of Manly, 1927. Oblong quarto, illustrated papered boards (a little rubbed), pp. [160], photographically illustrated, date stamp (26 May 1950) to final leaf and lower board, pencil annotations final leaf from a private collector the same year as the stamp indicating prices for this …