Tourism

  • # 24200

    ORIENT STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY

    SS Orion : the new 23.371 ton Orient liner. 1935.

    [Cover title]. [London, U.K.] :  Orient Steam Navigation Company, Limited, 1935. Large oblong octavo (170 x 235 mm), publisher’s pictorial stiff wrappers (some pale foxing and light marks), string bound, pp [32], full page colour illustrations throughout; internally very good. A beautifully produced Orient Line brochure featuring superb design and typography. A single copy is …

  • # 24380

    DUEK-COHEN, Elias (editor)

    Utzon and the Sydney Opera House : Statement in the Public Interest

    Sydney : Morgan Publications, 1967. First edition. Octavo, illustrated wrappers (foxed), pp. 128, illustrated. Advocation of the return of Utzon in the building of the Opera House in Sydney.

  • # 24336

    ELLIS, Rennie; WARD, Andrew

    Railway stations of Australia

    Photography by Rennie Ellis. Text by Andrew Ward. Melbourne : Macmillan, 1982. Quarto, cloth in dustjacket (light foxing), neat inscription to endpaper, pp. x; 86.  

  • # 24142

    QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT TOURIST BUREAU

    Cairns and hinterland : North Queensland.

    Brisbane : A.H. Tucker, Government Printer, [c.1940]. Single folded sheet, 430 x 280 mm, printed on both sides in colour, folded to 220 x 150 mm, text accompanied by photographic illustrations, map; a fine copy. Arthur Henry Tucker was appointed Queensland Government Printer in May, 1940.

  • # 22652

    ADLER, C.

    The Bouquet of Sydney

    Hamburg : C. Adler, before 1868. Chromolithographed and engraved folding card in the shape of a bouquet of flowers, housed in the original gilt-printed envelope with a lithographed view of Sydney, lettered in gold, the view measuring 520 x 118 mm, the envelope 86 x 142 mm, a fine example. Adler’s Bouquet of Sydney, a highly ephemeral …

  • # 24093

    HURLEY, Frank

    Gems of Jenolan

    Photo negatives by Frank Hurley. Sydney : New South Wales Government Tourist Bureau, circa 1925. Oblong folio, lettered wrappers (small stains), pp. [36], illustrated with photographs by Hurley.

  • # 23724

    Herald Touring Club

    The Herald road guide : motor roads of Victoria & routes to Sydney, Canberra, Adelaide, Alice Springs, in speedo maps

    [Melbourne : printed and published by Edgar H. Baillie for the Herald and Weekly Times, circa 1934]. Octavo, printed wrappers, pp. 224, illustrated, numerous maps, one folding.

  • # 23459

    JAMES, H. R.

    Magnificent views illustrating South Australia : cities, mountains, rivers, lakes, coasts and plains

    Adelaide : H.R. James &​ Co., [circa 1933]. Oblong quarto, wrappers with illustrated insert, previous owner’s name, pp. [36], illustrated, with views of Adelaide, Mount Gambier, Naracoorte, the Murray River, Victor Harbour. Includes a view of a ‘native encampment’. Date sourced from State Library of South Australia, one of only two libraries in Australia that …

  • # 23396

    [MURRAY VIEWS]

    [ILLAWARRA] A bagful of views of Sublime Point N.S.W.

    Gympie : Murray Views, [c. 1940]. Illustrated card, 85 x 120 mm, with lift-up flap containing a concertina fold-out with 10 black and white photographic views of Sublime Point, Bulli Pass, Austinmer and Thirroul Olympic Swimming Pool; fine condition. A lovely piece of Wollongong ephemera.

  • # 23393

    EMPIRE PARLIAMENTARY DELEGATION.

    Souvenir to commemorate the visit of the Parliamentary delegation to Victoria, Australia 1926.

    Melbourne : Osboldstone & Co., [1926]. Oblong quarto, original card covers with gilt lettering and State crest to front (nick to fore-edge), [42] sepia toned photographic plates with views of Melbourne and regional Victoria, a near fine copy. Copies are recorded in four Australian collections (Deakin University Library; Monash University Library; National Library of Australia; State Library of …

  • # 23484

    Alice Springs … colourful Central Australia

    [Cover title: Alice Springs, Northern Territory]. Payneham, S. A. : C. A. Pitt Ltd., circa 1960. Quarto, diecut wrappers, pp. [12], illustrated in colour and black and white. Includes an image of the Flynn Memorial Church, whose foundation stone was laid in 1956.

  • # 23677

    Victorian Road Hand SIgnals

    As supplied by the Victorian Police Department. With the compliments of Neptune Oil Co. Pty. Ltd. Melbourne, circa 1955. Sextodecimo, folding sheet, printed in colour, illustrating the correct hand signals to comply with the Motor Car Act Regulations of 1952.

  • # 23409

    MURRAY VIEWS.

    See Australia first : Townsville, N.Q.

    Gympie, Qld. : Murray Views, [194-?] . Small quarto, pictorial wrappers with oval cut-outs to upper wrapper, [12] pp, colour and sepia tone photographic views, a very good copy. Copies are recorded in four Australian collections (James Cook University Library; Monash University Library; National Library of Australia; State Library of Queensland).

  • # 23365

    Hong Kong Tourist Association

    [MAP]. The pearl in your hand

    Hong Kong : Hong Kong Tourist Association, circa 1965. Tourist brochure, single sheet folded, with maps of the city on Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, Tsim Sha Tsui and guide to excursions. ‘The Pearl In Your Hand was a short programme aimed at visitors of Hong Kong to provide them with information on things to see …

  • # 23641

    BREWSTER, H.D.; LUTHER, Virginia (illustrator)

    King’s Cross calling

    Sydney, NSW : H.C. Brewster, [1945]. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers featuring a design by Rosaleen Norton (upper wrapper creased, both wrappers chipped at top corner, paper loss at tail of spine), 128 pp, illustrated with sketches by Virginia Luther; contents clean and sound. The scarce first edition of this self-published book on Sydney’s famous bohemian and …

  • # 23302

    WESTERN AUSTRALIA. GOVENMENT TOURIST BUREAU.

    Picturesque travel in Western Australia

    [Perth, W.A.] : Government Printer, [1928]. Small quarto, pictorial wrappers (lightly marked, central vertical fold), stapled, 32 pp, colour frontispiece of wildflowers, with half-tone photographic illustrations printed in green and grey, internally clean and sound. ‘During 1929 Western Australia will celebrate the first centenary of her existence as a British possession’. (p.3). Scarce. This edition appears …