Tourism

  • # 19499

    THE NONPARIEL PHOTOGRAPHIC CO.

    Views of Fremantle, Western Australia by The Nonpariel Photographic Co.

    [Cover title]. [Fremantle? Perth?] : The Nonpariel Photographic Co., [1892]. Late nineteenth century album, oblong quarto (245 x 310 mm), original blind blocked pebbled cloth boards (a little bowed, some flecking and mild staining), upper board with original red morocco title label lettered in gilt ‘Views of Fremantle, Western Australia by The Nonpariel Photographic Co.’; …

  • # 20865

    Photographer unknown.

    Tumut Street under snow. Adelong, southern New South Wales, circa 1900.

    Silver gelatin print photograph, 290 x 370 mm, laid down on its original board mount; no photographer’s imprint; the print has a developing stain at top right, and there is some loss at the top left corner. An uncommonly large format print showing the main street of the Snowy Mountains township of Adelong on a …

  • # 20793

    BYRNE, W. P. (William Pitt), Mrs.

    Pictures of Hungarian life.

    … Illustrated by the author. London : William Ridgway, 1869. Octavo, publisher’s blind stamped green cloth (mild flecking and wear), spine gilt (old library label in manuscript at foot), pp x, [2], 401, illustrated with 6 lithographed plates; a few discrete stamps of the Parliament of Victoria Library (circa 1900); internally clean and bright, a …

  • # 20957

    GHOSH, A.C. (editor)

    Darjeeling : a guide book with maps and pictures (With short accounts of Sikkim, Bhutan & Nepal)

    Including the history, land & people, flora & fauna, industry, forests, rivers, festivals, laces of interest, important laces, the snowy range & all other information. Revised edition. Darjeeling and Calcutta : Cambridge Book & Stationery Co., [1976?]. Small octavo, publisher’s illustrated wrappers (lower wrapper with original owner’s inscription ‘Darjeeling 11 April 1977’); title page with …

  • # 20956

    NEVE, Arthur; NEVE, E.F.

    The tourist’s guide to Kashmir, Ladakh, Skardo, &c.

    Edited by the Late Major Arthur Neve … Surgeon to the Kashmir Medical Mission. / Revised by Dr. E.F. Neve. Lahore : Printed at the “Civil and Military Gazette” Press, 1927. Fourteenth edition. Octavo, original cloth backed printed papered boards (worn at top corners); pp xii, 237, [1], folding map at rear; internally very clean …

  • # 20955

    BROWN, Percy; TOWNEND, Joan (editor)

    Tours in Sikhim and the Darjeeling district.

    / by Percy Brown. Revised and edited with additions by Joan Townend. Calcutta : W. Newman & Co., 1944. Fourth edition. Small octavo, original printed stiff wrappers (lightly foxed); frontispiece photographic plate of Sandakphu, pp xi, 188; with 3 foldout profiles of mountain ranges, 3 foldout road contours, and a large folding colour map in rear …

  • # 13564

    Peters, G.W.

    Picturesque Manila

    / with 61 halftone illustrations of Manila and surrounding provinces : the first picture souvenir printed in the Philippines. Manila : Chofre & Co., January 1899. Second edition. Small oblong quarto, publisher’s gilt stamped pictorial cloth boards, patterned endpapers; title leaf, pp [8], [2 blank], [66]; comprises introductory text followed by 61 full page halftone photographic plates …

  • # 19448

    NELSON PROVINCIAL PROGRESS LEAGUE

    Sunny Nelson, New Zealand

    Nelson : Betts & Son, 1966. Folio (210 x 270mm), paper wrapper, staple bound (slight crease to bottom corner), 32 pp., illustrated with black and white photographs, maps, and diagrams; internally very clean, a good copy. “Nelson has an average sunshine record of 2545 hours per annum, which is higher than that of any other …

  • # 20788

    DOW, Hume (editor)

    Memories of Melbourne University : Undergraduate life in the years since 1917. [Together with] : More memories of Melbourne University : Undergraduate life in the years since 1919.

    Melbourne : Hutchinson, 1983; 1985. Two volumes, octavo, boards in dustjackets, pp. xvii; 221; xviii; 198, illustrated. History of the University in the twentieth century.

  • # 20688

    BISHOP, J.

    Henry and Emma’s Visit to the Zoological Gardens, in the Regent’s Park.

    Interspersed with a familiar description of the manners and habits of the animals contained therein. Intended as a pleasing companion to juvenile visitors of this delightful place of recreation and fashionable resort. A new edition, with additions to the present season, by J. Bishop. With twelve illustrative coloured engravings. London : Dean and Munday, n.d. …

  • # 20648

    Magic welcome to China

    Nanking : Reproduced by Engineer Section, Army Advisory Group, Nanking, China, circa 1946. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (spine a little chipped, previous owner’s name to upper wrapper), pp. 88, illustrated with sketches by Gyula Singer, a little toned but a good copy. A locally printed guide book for American troops stationed in Nanking. “At the end of …

  • # 20561

    [MOGRIDGE, George]

    Rural pickings; or, attractive points in country life and scenery

    London : W. Tegg & Co., 1846. Octavo, publisher’s gilt-lettered red cloth (a little marked), hand-coloured engraved title page, pp. xii; 222; (2), four fine hand coloured plates, a very good copy. Travels in rural England. The spine reads ‘Illustrations by Absolon”.

  • # 20520

    Views of Honolulu

    Cover title : Aloha from Honolulu. Honolulu : The Island Curio Company, circa 1920. Oblong quarto, illustrate wrappers (with image of a man surfing), pp. [56], extensively illustrated, central panorama of Waikiki Beach. Charming tourist guide.

  • # 20681

    BAEDEKER, Karl (editor)

    [BAEDEKER] Italy from the Alps to Naples : handbook for travellers

    Leipzig : Karl Baedeker ; London : Dulau and Co., 1909. Second edition. Small octavo, original limp red cloth lettered in gilt; front pastedown and endpaper with publisher’s advertisements; pp xxxviii, 398; with 25 maps and 52 plans (some folding); a very good copy.  

  • # 20672

    LEWIS, Miles; MORTON, G. H.

    The essential Maldon

    Melbourne : Greenhouse Publications, 1983. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, illustrated endpapers, pp. 145, illustrated, folding plans, fore edge foxed else fine.

  • # 20671

    WILLIAMS, A. J.

    Hawthorn Peppercorns (presentation copy)

    Melbourne : Brian Atkins, 1978. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 171, (7), illustrated, addenda sheet, fore edge foxed, else fine. Presentation copy signed by the author with the original invitation to the book launch enclosed.