Tourism

  • # 26522

    JOHN POWER STUDIOS

    Wonder map of Melbourne

    Melbourne : Wonder Maps of Australia, 1934. Printed map, 720 x 950 mm, old folds as issued, framed. The central panel reads : ‘Centenary Year. Has a population exceeding 1,000,000 and covers an area approximately 10 miles square. The city itself is noted for its ordered planning, wide streets and beautiful gardens. It has much …

  • # 26520

    SYDNEY FERRIES LIMITED.

    Tourist Harbour Trips. Special steamers run from Fort Macquarie Wharf … every Tuesday & Thursday … also … every Public Holiday. Special Sunday Afternoon Harbour Trip, steamer departs from No. 6 Jetty, Circular Quay …

    Sydney : John Sands, Ltd. [for Sydney Ferries Limited], [circa 1910]. Folding brochure, single sheet, 220 x 500 mm, folding to 220 x 125 mm, photographically illustrated with views of Clifton Gardens and The Spit, verso with a 4-panel map of Sydney Harbour and the Parramatta River, titled ‘Map showing route of tourist harbour trip …

  • # 26499

    JOHN LITTLE & Co.

    Fine art views of Straits Settlements and Federated Malay States

    London and Singapore etc. : John Little, circa 1925. Oblong quarto, decorated papered boards (a few stains), text block detached, pp. [24], photographic views with captions. Views of the Singapore, Johore, Kuala Lumpur, Malacca, Ipoh, and Penang, with photographs of prominent buildings, scenic views and trade and industry, published by Littles Department Stores, of London …

  • # 26222

    TAN, Joo Beng

    Penang (Prince of Wales Island). The picturesque island of Malaya.

    [George Town, Penang] : [Municipal Commissioners of George Town], [1932]. Oblong quarto, gilt-lettered wrappers (rubbed, loss to spine), pp. [80, 80 black and white photographs of the island in western Malaysia. Includes a map showing the steamship route to Penang. ‘This album was prepared by the Municipal Engineer’s Department, the photographs being taken by Mr. …

  • # 26254

    Anon.

    8 good reasons why you should visit Singapore

    S.l.: s.n., circa 1970. Diecut tourist map of the island, 130 x 195 (irregular), with a list of the good reasons verso (advanced social projects; top line entertainment; modern industrial developments; intriguing transport …). The map indicates tourists arrive at Paya Lebar airport, which served as the nation’s civilian airport from 1955 – 1980.

  • # 26426

    [THOMAS COOK & SON]

    Peking North China South Manchuria and Korea. With maps, plans and illustrations.

    Cover title: Cook’s Guide to Peking, North China, South Manchuria, Korea. Shanghai : Thomas Cook & Son, 1920. Fourth edition. Octavo, publisher’s printed green cloth, pp. 161; 22 + advertisements, includes index, 3 folding maps: Railway and steamship connections in North China, Map of Peking; Map of Keijyo (Seoul). A very good copy. A single …

  • # 26249

    French Indochina Official Tourist Bureau

    [MAP]. French Indochina

    Saigon : Official Tourist Bureau, circa 1950?. Single sheet, text recto and colour map verso, 275 x 215 mm, central crease. Text in English. Ephemeral tourist map prior to the war.

  • # 26255

    Israel Government Tourist Centre

    Israel

    Jerusalem : Israel Government Tourist Centre, circa 1954 . Tourist brochure, illustrated wrappers, pp. [24], central crease, extensively illustrated, colour pages, map. The date is ascertained from internal references: to the ‘brand-new Dan Hotel on the Tel Aviv seashore’ (opened in 1953) and a population of 1.646 million in 1953, the latest date mentioned. A …

  • # 26213

    WHITCOMBE & TOMBS

    Views of Whakarewarewa : the hot springs of New Zealand

    Christchurch, NZ : Whitcombe & Tombs, [1903?]. Small oblong quarto (210 x 270 mm), original pictorial wrappers (light handling wear, lower wrapper with publisher’s advertisement, [36] ff., full-page black-and-white photographic views with printed captions; light foxing to bottom margin of title leaf, else internally clean; a very good copy. Features 14 photographic views of Whakarewarewa, …

  • # 26276

    FORSTER, W. F.

    Alluring Albany : handbook for the port and back country and guide to the chief West Australian health resort.

    Albany, W.A. : W. F. Forster & Co., October 1910. First edition. Oblong quarto, gilt-lettered wrappers (a few marks), panorama frontispiece, some light water staining with adhesion damage to the margin of the panorama, pp. [64], extensively illustrated with photographic plates, time table for the Western Australian Government Railways (24th October 1910) laid in, occasional …

  • # 26251

    QANTAS

    Fly Qantas to Bangkok

    [Sydney] printed by Macarthur Press for Qantas, circa 1970. DL size brochure, pp. [8], each folded in three to make the brochure, illustrated in colour. Includes a map. Wonderfully kitsch.

  • # 26250

    Messageries Maritimes Co.

    The islands of romance

    Sydney : Messageries Maritimes Co., circa 1930. Tourist brochure, single sheet, folded, unillustrated. Tourist pamphlet for New Caledonia and the New Hebrides.

  • # 26275

    Anon.

    Lake Biwa. 

    [S.l. : s.n., circa 1930]. Duodecimo brochure, single sheet folded, printed in colour, sketch map and illustrations. Lake Biwa is the largest freshwater lake in Japan, located entirely within Shiga Prefecture (west-central Honshu), northeast of the former capital city of Kyoto.

  • # 26423

    BARNET, W.

    Views of Gawler. Part II

    Gawler : W. Barnet, “Bunyip” Office, circa 1910. Printed by Donald Taylor Collotype Co., Adelaide. Oblong octavo, gilt-lettered wrappers (lightly marked), 10 photographic images of the South Australian township, some with tissue guards, gilt-ruled and captioned. Includes a panorama of the town, an image of its churches, Murray Street, the Town Hall, the Tram Bridge over …

  • # 26247

    Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Authority

    Water and power for the nation : Snowy Mountains Scheme

    Cooma, N.S.W. : Snowy Mountains Authority, [1957]. Large sheet folding to make a brochure, with illustrations and map of the Snowy Mountains Scheme.

  • # 26295

    ELLIS, Rennie; WARD, Andrew

    Railway stations of Australia

    Photography by Rennie Ellis. Text by Andrew Ward. Melbourne : Macmillan, 1982. Quarto, cloth in dustjacket, pp. x; 86.