Tourism

  • # 14870

    [NAMATJIRA]. The Alice : centre of the outback

    [Cover title]. Alice Springs, N.T. : Northern Territory Administration, 1972. Large octavo, publisher’s pictorial wrappers (lower wrapper with street map), staple bound, 20 pp, b/w photographic illustrations; a very good copy. A guide for prospective residents, including sections on Aborigines; flora and faunahousing; employment; education; churches; community activities, etc. The wrapper features an art gallery …

  • # 31753

    ARMITAGE, George T.

    Hawaii in a (coco) nutshell

    Honolulu : Hawaiian Service, 1943. Folio, printed wrappers, diecut in the shape of a coconut, pp. 48, illustrated. A charming illustrated guide to Hawaii, a couple of years after the bombing of Pearl Harbour.

  • # 31751

    HUGHES, Sydney G.

    Pocket map of Brisbane

    Brisbane : Published by Sydney G. Hughes, [1943]. Colour map, 470 x 350 mm, folding to 170 x 100 mm, in original pictorial card covers, 190 x 110 mm (light vertical crease), verso of map with printed information for tourists on Brisbane and neighbouring centres.

  • # 31132

    Anon.

    Sydney Harbour Bridge and City Railway

    Sydney : H. Phillips, circa 1932. Oblong octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. [32], photographically illustrated. Souvenir illustrating the construction of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

  • # 31178

    [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 …

  • # 27803

    TUTTLE & CO. [William Nutting TUTTLE, 1845-1895]

    Tuttle & Co. Views of New South Wales

    [Sydney : W. N. Tuttle & Co.], [1883?]. Large octavo portfolio (250 x 168 mm), original red cloth over boards decorated in gilt and black (worn and marked), original patterned paper pastedown and flaps (starting to split), containing 25 photomechanical process plates with printed captions (loose as issued), image sizes 100 x 150 mm on sheets …

  • # 31146

    SHEPPARTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

    Visitors’ guide to Shepparton Victoria – Australia

    [Shepparton, Vic.] : Shepparton Chamber of Commerce, 1939. Oblong octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 68, illustrated. A fine copy, scarce.

  • # 31192

    BROADBENT, George R.

    Geo. R. Broadbent’s new and revised motor guide, Melbourne to Sydney, and back : the grand overland tour, with sectional maps of route and detailed description of road in both directions, also intermediate and aggregate mileage, hotels, garages, &c.

    Melbourne : Geo. R. Broadbent (F. W. Niven Pty. Ltd, printers), [1923]. Small oblong quarto (150 x 250 mm), original pictorial wrappers, staple bound; pp 28 (Broadbent’s motor route, Melbourne to Sydney (and back)), vii; 29 (Broadbent’s motor route Sydney to Melbourne (and back)); maps, illustrations, advertisements; a near fine example. Very scarce. Trove locates …

  • # 31443

    SALA, George Augustus (1828-1895)

    Madame Tussaud’s Exhibition : catalogue.

    Written by George Augustus Sala. [Cover title]. London : Madame Tussaud & Sons, Ltd., 1897. Jubilee edition. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers (chipped, spine reinforced with tape), pp [12 advertisements], 84, [2 advertisements], internally clean and sound. Rare. OCLC records only one copy (International Institute of Social History, Amesterdam); COPAC records two copies (V & A Libraries; …

  • # 31265

    RAYNER, Dugald S.

    Casino and district : historical sketch. Seventy-five years of progress.

    Compiled for the Diamond Jubilee Committee. Casino : Grieve & Turner, printers, 1922. Octavo, decorated wrappers, spotting to fore-edge, pp. 68, photographically illustrated. Scarce local history with many historical photographs including images of indigenous Australians, including ‘The Casino tribe’; ‘Wiangarie natives’; ‘Ellen, aged 107 years’. Also includes photographs of early colonial settlers, the opening of …

  • # 31388

    Anon.

    The scenic railway and the mountain devil. The steepest incline railway in the world.

    Cover title : Scenic railway Katoomba. S. l.; s.n., c. 1935. Octavo, illustrated wrappers (slightly sunned, short edge tears), pp. 16, illustrated in colour.

  • # 31025

    TROEDEL & COOPER

    The Melbourne Album. Comprising a series of elegant, tinted, lithographic views of Melbourne and surrounding districts

    Reproduced and printed by Troedel & Cooper Pty. Ltd. Edited by Clive Turnbull. Melbourne : Georgian House, 1961. Oblong quarto, cloth with gilt-lettered leather title label in slipcase (marked and stained), previous owner’s name to endpaper, news clipping to final blank, pp. 92, illustrated. Facsimile of the 1863 edition.

  • # 31321

    [NAMATJIRA, Albert]

    Tourist brochure for ‘Albert Namatjira’s own country’

    Alice Springs : Trailway Tours, circa 1960. Narrow folio, tourist brochure, pp. [6], creases and short tears, reproductions of Namatjira paintings, portraits of Namatjira and Frank Clune, photographs of areas often painted by Namatjira, including Ormiston Gorge, Finke Gorge, Standley Chasm, etc. Tour cost £24 for the four days. Rare brochure demonstrating the fame Namatjira …

  • # 29265

    HARPER, Henry Andrew (1835-1900)

    Walks in Palestine

    London : The Religious Tract Society, 1888. First edition. Large quarto (320 x 260 mm), publisher’s oatmeal cloth over bevelled boards, upper board and spine with gilt-stamped lettering and pictorial device (light staining to boards and spine), all edges gilt, title page in red and black, 128 pp, with [24] photogravure plates, all with tissue …

  • # 30835

    NORTHFIELD, James (1887-1973) (artist); AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL TRAVEL ASSOCIATION

    Australia : general information

    Melbourne : Australian National Travel Association (Printed at The Specialty Press), March 1939. Small quarto, original pictorial wrappers with designs by James Northfield (the lower wrapper features his bird’s-eye view of Sydney Harbour including the Bridge), staple bound, 20 pp, with b/w photographic illustrations throughout, double-page colour map at centre showing shipping routes to Australia …

  • # 30751

    COWAN, James.

    New Zealand or Ao-Tea-Roa (the Long Bright World) : its wealth and resources, scenery, travel-routes, spas, and sport.

    Wellington : New Zealand Government Department of Tourist and Health Resorts, 1908. Octavo, papered boards (illustrating the Kiwi), cloth spine, pp. 279, folding map and numerous photographic plates.