Tourism

  • # 18129

    DUTTON, Geoffrey (1922 - 1998)

    Patterns of Australia (signed copy)

    Photographs by Harri Peccinotti. [Melbourne] : Mobil Australia, 1980. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 176, photographic illustrations of Australian landscapes. Signed by the author.

  • # 18047

    OKAMOTO, K. S.

    Ancient and modern various usages; of Tokio Japan

    Tokio : Y. T. R. Morito, 1885. Octavo, Japanese wrappers (a little foxed), stitchbound, in the rare printed paper slipcase, pp. [124], folded leaves, printed in colour, a very fine copy. Text in Japanese and English. Housed in a custom Japanese box. An utterly charming guide to Japanese customs in the Meiji period, including Japanese …

  • # 18239

    COLTON, G. W. & C. B.

    Map showing the lines of the Columbus, Chicago, and Indiana Central Railway. And their connections

    [Cover title : Colton’s map of part of the middle and western states, showing the railroads, their stations & distances, between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mississippi River]. New York : G. W. & C. B. Colton, 1868. Printed map with original hand colour, on two sheets, total measurement 49 x 175 cm, folded as issued, …

  • # 18499

    HM OFFICE OF WORKS; [MUSGRAVE PARKER, George; MILES, Charlotte Lilian]

    The Royal Progress of Their Majesties King George V. and Queen Mary, 23rd June, 1911.

    Admission ticket, 120 x 150 mm, printed both sides on thin yellow card, recto with red stamp of HM Office of Works, stamped number ‘147’, and the signatures of three friends who attended the post-Coronation procession along The Mall, Tasmanian physician George Musgrave Parker (1885-1965), his future wife Lillian Charlotte Miles (1883-1969, daughter of Tasmanian …

  • # 18160

    Guide to “Peking”

    Published by the Paiping Chronicle, January 1933. Octavo, illustrated wrappers (crease, a few stains), pp. viii; 90, photographic reproductions, advertisements, folding map. Scarce and substantial guide to Beijing in the 1930s.

  • # 18026

    Nanking Woman's Club

    Sketches of Nanking

    Revised and enlarged under the auspices of the Literary Section of the Nanking Woman’s Club, Nanking, China, 1933. Octavo, printed wrappers (bound upside down), pp. [vi]; 62, photographic plates, folding map. Scarce.

  • # 18074

    [HONG KONG]. Soda Fountain Menu

    Kowloon : The Kowloon Confectionery and Bakery, [c.1930]. Octavo, self-wrappers, pp. [12], worn, text in English and Cantonese, pen additions to the menu. Scarce and ephemeral menu from Hong Kong. Unrecorded.

  • # 18017

    Magic welcome to China

    Nanking : Reproduced by Engineer Section, Army Advisory Group, Nanking, China, circa 1946. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (a little chipped), pp. 88, illustrated with sketches by Gyula Singer, a little toned but a good copy. A guidebook, locally printed, for US troops stationed in Nanking. “At the end of World War II, U.S. forces that had served …

  • # 17858

    Los Angeles

    Los Angeles : M. Rieder, circa 1905. Oblong quarto, white lettered card wrappers with photographic onlay of San Gabriel Mission, string bound, 22 mounted reproductions of photographs of Los Angeles, one being a foldout panorama of the city, in fine condition. The subjects include West Lake Park, Broadway, Hollenbeck Park, Adams Street, Figueroa Street, East …

  • # 18165

    Short tours round and about Brisbane

    Brisbane : Queensland Government Tourist Bureau, circa 1960. Tourist brochure, single sheet, four panels, printed in colour. Day tours from Brisbane.

  • # 18083

    Peiping-Suiyuan railway. Time table for excursion special to Great Wall

    [Beijing? : the Railway, c. 1900]. Octavo, folded card, pp. [4], timetable, double page view of the Great Wall, text. A rare tourist rail card from China. A similar example has been digitised from a private collection on Wikipedia Commons : ‘PEIPING-SUIYUAN RAILWAY (平綏鐵路) TIME-TABLE (1929) for excursions to the Great Wall of China (万里长城). …

  • # 18161

    OGDEN, Staff Sergeant Marcus R.

    Notes on sightseeing and shopping in Peking

    Prepared unter the direction of the Military Attache, American Embassy. Peking : American Embassy in China, 1937. Fifth edition. Octavo, printed wrappers (cover title : Peking for the Army and Navy), pp. 33. A detailed guide to leisure activities for soldiers and sailers stationed in Beijing. Fine and scarce.

  • # 17509

    MOORE, Herbert

    Links with other days. (Signed copy)

    Pen drawings with some notes. Melbourne : C. S. Harvey & Coy, 1927. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, ribbon bound, tipped-in illustrations of historical buildings across Melbourne, interleaved with printed glassine caption guards, signed presentation inscription by the artist on dedication page.

  • # 17766

    BUTSON, W.J.; VICTORIA. DEPT. OF LANDS AND SURVEY

    Tourist map of Geelong and district

    Melbourne : Govt. Printer, [1924]. Colour map, 540 x 460 mm, scale [1:126 720] 2 miles to 1 inch; folding to 257 x 103 mm, verso with 12 panels of informative text and sepia tone photographic illustrations; a couple of short tears at edges of folds, one corner a little dog-eared, but a good copy. …

  • # 18166

    PIONEER TOURS

    Pioneer presents day tours around Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Hobart, Launceston

    [Melbourne] : Pioneer Tours, c. 1950. Single sheet, folded tourist brochure, 8 panels, illustrated. Bus tours from the major capital cities in Australia.

  • # 18299

    Yellow cab sightseeing tours of New Orleans

    New Orleans : Toye Bros. Yellow Cab Co., c. 1927. Duodecimo, printed yellow wrappers, pp. 28. Wonderful early tourist brochure for NOLA, including trips to the plantations, Mardi Gras, et. Rare, a single example recorded in collections (Louisiana State University)