Tourism

  • # 24454

    Soul of a city : the City of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

    Conception: Oswald Ziegler; principal photography: Max Dupain; text: John Thompson. Sydney : produced by O. Ziegler Pub., and distributed by Angus &​ Robertson, [1962]. Quarto, papered boards in illustrated dustjacket (chipped and stained), pp. [72], illustrated. Sydney in the sixties, photographed by Dupain.

  • # 24363

    FRIEND, Washington

    The Falls of Niagara and the vicinity.

    London, Edinburgh & New York : Thomas Nelson and sons, circa 1860. Illustrated card box (split and worn) 150 x 100 mm, containing twelve chromolithographed views of Niagara Falls, Horseshoe Falls and the vicinity, captioned, some by Washington Friend and others after photographs. Rare souvenir cards from Niagara Falls. We can only locate one institutional …

  • # 24090

    SIM, Katharine

    Meet you in Malaya

    Kuala Lumpur : Department of Tourism, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, circa 1959. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (slightly foxed and creased), map on lower wrapper, pp. [20], illustrated. Includes sections on Penang, Perak, Selangor, Malacca, Johore etc. Internal reference to the recent passing of the Sultan of Johore, H. H. Sir Ibrahim (Sultan Sir Ibrahim Al …

  • # 24187

    MATSON NAVIGATION COMPANY

    Sailings and fares. Australia via Hawaii, Samoa, Fiji. The short route to Australia, 19 days … Effective December 10, 1927.

    San Francisco : Matson Navigation Company, 1927. Single sheet, 230 x 400 mm, printed on both sides, folding to 230 x 100 mm, illustration of a Matson liner in Pago Pago harbour; full schedule of sailings, with prices and passenger regulations; in very good condition.

  • # 24088

    SHAW BROS.

    Enjoy yourself in Singapore. Where to go and how to get there.

    Singapore : Shaw Bros., circa 1949. Octavo, illustrated card wrappers, pp. [8], photographic illustrations, folding map. Rare

  • # 24188

    MATSON NAVIGATION COMPANY

    Matson-Oceanic Lines to Hawaii, South Seas, Australia. Money-saving fares. Travel economically. Popular second-class accommodations.

    San Francisco : Matson Navigation Company, [1927]. Single sheet, 230 x 400 mm, printed on both sides, folding to 230 x 100 mm, photographic illustrations of second-class interiors and of the liner Ventura; schedule of fares and description of on-board amenities; in very good condition.

  • # 24201

    [HEALESVILLE SHIRE COUNCIL?]

    Healesville, Victoria, Australia : 1864 – 1964 : centenary souvenir booklet.

    Lilydale, Vic. : Printed by N.W. Gill & Sons [for Healesville Shire Council], [1964]. Octavo (180 x 125 mm), pictorial wrappers (lower wrapper with map), [10] pp, with photographic illustrations and art work by Elton Fox, Healesville; includes official programme of the centenary celebrations; a good copy. Conspicuously absent is any mention of the Coranderrk …

  • # 23500

    VAL MORGAN & SONS

    Morgan’s Official Street Directory : Melbourne and Suburbs : 1937

    Melbourne : Val Morgan & Sons Pty. Ltd., [1936]. Twentieth edition. Octavo, publisher’s cloth backed pictorial papered boards (heavily rubbed), paste-downs with advertisements, 328 pp, colour maps throughout; contents clean and sound; the folding colour wall map (the “Supplementary Map”), which is so often missing from surviving examples, in present in the rear pocket (however, …

  • # 24204

    New South Wales. Government Tourist Bureau.

    Jenolan Caves /​ photography and production John Atkins &​ Company.

    [Sydney] : New South Wales Government Tourist Bureau, [c.1960]. Pictorial card portfolio with cover illustration by Walter Jardine (corner crease), inside front with introduction by H. E. Best, Secretary and Director, New South Wales Government Tourist Bureau, containing 10 colour photographic leaves (loose); contents clean and complete. Held: Monash University Library; State Library of New …

  • # 24016

    National Capital Development Commission.

    Canberra : your capital

    Canberra : National Capital Development Commission, February 1970. Single sheet, 220 x 285  mm, folding to 220 x 98 mm, printed on both sides, with b/w photographic illustrations accompanying the informative text, which includes sections headed Canberra and the Federal Concept and Development Aims; very good. This, the last of 7 editions, is held by …

  • # 23820

    SOUTH AUSTRALIA. PUBLICITY & TOURIST BUREAU.

    The South Australian tourist and holiday-makers’ guide

    / compiled and issued by the Government Publicity and Tourist Bureau. Adelaide : Harrison Weir, Government Printer, [1932]. Oblong octavo, original pictorial wrappers, staple bound, 96 pp, photographic illustrations, advertisements; a fine copy. Attractive South Australian tourist brochure that includes information for visitors to the River Murray, Flinders Ranges, Kangaroo Island, Yorke Peninsula, Eyre Peninsula …

  • # 24013

    MOUNT GAMBIER. TOWN COUNCIL.

    [SOUTH AUSTRALIA] Welcome to the City of Mount Gambier.

    Cover: To make your holiday happier, here are some of the places you can visit. Mt. Gambier, S.A. : “The Border Watch” Print, [c.1960]. Octavo (185 x 125 mm), [4] pp; non-illustrated tourist brochure, with information on sites and activities both in Mt. Gambier itself and in the surrounding region (including Naracoorte Caves, Princess Margaret …

  • # 24351

    ART IN AUSTRALIA

    Australia Beautiful. The Home Easter Pictorial 1931

    Sydney : Art in Australia, 1931. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (edge wear), reproducing a painting by James R. Jackson, pp. [viii], 52, illustrated, light handling marks and some light stains, adhesion damage with loss to one page. Includes photographic illustrations of Australian tourism and reproductions of paintings by Hans Heysen and others.  Attractive advertisements.

  • # 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.