Tourism

  • # 22665

    [WITHERS, Walter]. “WAYFARER” [ie: PUETTMANN, Herman Willhelm].

    Pen and Pencil in Collins Street. With original illustrations by Walter Withers.

    Melbourne: Melville, Mullen & Slade, n.d. [1891]. Small quarto, original illustrated wrappers (edges rubbed, a couple of light creases), 32 pp. illustrated with charming vignettes by the Australian Impressionist. A delightful and fragile little Victorian volume with skilled sketches by the artist.

  • # 10936

    LONDON MISSIONARY SOCIETY.

    The missionary ship, Camden.

    This vessel is now lying in the West India Export Dock, nearly ready for sea, and may be viewed by the Subscribers and Friends of the Missionary Society in all next week; that is to say, from Monday Morning, April the 2nd, to Saturday, April the 7th, 1838. By order of the Directors, John Arundel, …

  • # 22715

    ROSE STEREOGRAPH CO.

    Sunny Australia

    Melbourne : Rose Stereograph Co., n.d. [c. 1930]. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, bookplate inside front wrapper, pp. [16], black and white illustrations faint stain upper margin. Tourist images of Australia, taken from ‘The Argus’, ‘The Herald’, and the Queensland Tourist Bureau.  The cover is a striking modernist design.

  • # 22504

    AUBRY-LECOMTE et al.

    Album Chinois

    Paris : Formentin, 1849. Quarto, original papered boards (slightly chipped to spine), title leaf, 19 hand coloured lithograph plates by Formentin, each with an adjacent leaf of text, after Aubry-Lecomte, E. Deveria, C. Choran, J. Vidal, H. Grevedon, and Chenot and three pages of engraved and lithographed music. An album of views in China illustrated …

  • # 22408

    TROEDEL, Charles (1836-1906), publisher

    The Melbourne album. Containing a series of views of Melbourne & country districts.

    Respectfully dedicated to, and patronized by His Excellency Sir Charles Darling, K.C.B.. by the lithographer and publisher, Charles Troedel. 73, Collins St. E. Melbourne. Melbourne : Charles Troedel, circa 1864. Oblong folio, 412 x 535 mm, publisher’s half red roan over gilt-lettered green cloth (edges rubbed, spine split), front free endpaper creased with edge loss, …

  • # 22625

    WESTERN AUTRALIA. GOVERNMENT TOURIST BUREAU.

    Visit Western Australia’s world famed Golden Mile.

    [Perth, W.A. : Government Tourist Bureau, 1928]. Small quarto, original stiff printed wrappers printed in black on gold paper, 23, [1] pp (designed to be folded into the covers), half tone photographic illustrations, Govt. printer’s date of 1928 on the final page, some pale foxing to the outer leaves, otherwise a fine copy. An attractively …

  • # 22621

    [VALENTINE & SONS; E.A. SCHWERDTFEGER & CO.]

    Japan-British Exhibition, London, 1910 : a group of twenty-nine postcards.

    Twenty-seven chromolithographic postcards published by Valentine & Co., Dundee, London and New York, format 88 x 138 mm, all with printed captions and imprinted verso ‘Japan British Exhibition Official Post Card’; [TOGETHER WITH] two sepia tone photographic postcards of the Exhibition published by E. A. Schwerdtfeger, London; all twenty-nine postcards are unused and in fine …

  • # 22564

    Anon.

    The scenic railway and the mountain devil. The steepest incline railway in the world.

    Cover title : Scenic railway Katoomba. S. l.; s.n., c. 1935. Octavo, illustrated wrappers (slightly sunned), pp. 16, illustrated in colour.

  • # 22477

    Western Australia. Government Tourist Bureau.

    Visitor’s guide to Perth and suburbs.

    At head of title: 1933 issue. Perth, W.A. : Govt. Tourist Bureau, 1933. Octavo, pictorial wrappers (some very light foxing), staple bound, 57 pp, with half tone sepia photographic illustrations throughout, including folding plate with panoramic view of the Swan River; a good copy. Scarce. Copies of this edition are recorded in only two Australian …

  • # 22319

    Anon.

    The Northern Territory

    Canberra : A. J. Arthur, 1961. Octavo, illustrated self wrappers, pp. 8, illustrated. Includes a section discussing the assimilation of Aborigines into the white population.

  • # 22315

    Holiday with the happy people on Hayman Island, the Great Barrier Reef

    [S.l. : s.n.] : circa 1975. Tourist brochure, pp. [8], stapled and folded, illustrated. Queensland kitsch at its finest.

  • # 22329

    HOTEL BORA BORA

    Hotel Bora Bora

    Papeete : Hotel Bora Bora, circa 1960. Tourist brochure, narrow octavo, trifold, illustrated in colour, map. Tourism in the South Pacific

  • # 22359

    Various.

    [INDIA] Small group of printed ephemera relating to curio and arts and crafts traders in Jaipur, Rajasthan, 1890s.

    I. NUR BAKSH, KHUDA BAKSH KA, Dealer in Arms, old and new ; Koftgari in gold and silver ; Enamel ; Silver and Brass, old and new ; Pottery ; and miscellaneous other things, CLOSE TO THE SCHOOL OF ART, JEYPORE. Business card, 102 x 64 mm, letterpress on thick paper; fine. II. NOTICE. SCHOOL OF …

  • # 22312

    LEIGH, Samuel

    Leigh’s new pocket road-book of Ireland, containing an account of all the direct and cross roads;

    together with a description of every remarkable place, its curiosities, manufactures, commerce, population, inns, mail coach routes, fairs and market-days; forming a complete guide to every object worthy of attention. London : Leigh and Son, 1835. Third edition. Duodecimo, gilt-lettered green sheep, spine slightly scuffed, folding table, pp. xii; 528; three folding maps, including a …

  • # 22340

    Tahiti

    Paris : Transports Aeriens Intercontinentaux, circa 1960. Tourist brochure, narrow octavo, folding, map. Within the brochure are two booklets ‘Learn to speak Tahitian like a native’ (24pp) and ‘Bienbenue a Tahiti’, text in English and French. Tourism in the South Pacific

  • # 22337

    Anon.

    Canberra. Your capital

    [S.l : s.n.] : 1966. Tourist brochure, narrow octavo, folding, illustrated in black and white, map. Tourism in the nation’s capital