Tourism

  • # 21117

    HETHERINGTON, Michelle

    James Northfield. The art of selling Australia

    Canberra : National Library of Australia, 2006. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp.96, illustrated. Presentation inscription from Margaret Woodhead nee Northfield to half-title. Striking modernist poster designs promoting Australian tourism.

  • # 21645

    F.G. RADCLIFFE (publisher)

    [SPELEOLOGY] Waitomo, Ruakuri and Aranui, New Zealand. “The most beautiful caves in the world.”

    Whangarei, NZ : F.G. Radcliffe [c.1910]. Small oblong quarto, original silver-lettered grey wrappers and green ties, [24] pp, all monochrome photographic illustrations; a pristine copy.

  • # 21644

    Scenes from Maoriland

    [Auckland : Frank Duncan & Co., Ltd., [between 1910 and 1920]. “Tourist series no. 27.” (cover). Small oblong quarto (190 x 230 mm), original pictorial wrappers (view of Mt. Egmont to front) and green ties, [24] pp, all sepia tone photographic views of New Zealand urban centres and spectacular landscapes (many full page, mostly by …

  • # 21638

    BUTSON, W.J.; VICTORIA. DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEY

    Tourist’s map of Healesville, Marysville and Warburton districts.

    / Photo-lithographed at the Department of Lands and Survey, Melbourne, by W.J. Butson. Panel title: Tourist’s map of Warburton and Healesville districts. Melbourne : A.J. Mullett, Govt. Printer, May 1919. Lithographed map, 590 x 610 mm, folding to 280 x 100 mm, verso with illustrated front panel (a few small stains) plus 11 panels of informative …

  • # 21602

    Photographer unknown.

    Photograph of the Repulse Bay Hotel, Hong Kong, circa 1930.

    Original gelatin silver print on matte paper, 80 x 130 mm; taken by an unidentified amateur photographer, inscribed in ink verso: ‘Repulse Bay with Hotel in background. Hong Kong’; fine condition.

  • # 21588

    Sunny Queensland and its capital.

    [Drop title]. Brisbane : Jackson &​ O’Sullivan [printer], [c.1941]. Oblong quarto, original pictorial wrappers (vertical crease, upper wrapper with light marks, lower wrapper with water damaged fore-edge and discoloration, [32] pp, all half tone photographic illustrations; most leaves with some water staining at fore-edge margin (heavier on the last few pages, with some resultant paper loss); …

  • # 21577

    GOVERNMENT INTELLIGENCE & TOURIST BUREAU (SOUTH AUSTRALIA)

    Adelaide and environs.

    Adelaide : Government Intelligence & Tourist Bureau, [c.1920]. Small square octavo, pictorial wrappers, [2] pp of text accompanied by a concertina-style foldout with 18 half tone photographic views, including a panoramic view of Piccadilly from Mount Lofty, Adelaide landmarks, Morialta Falls Reserve, Adelaide from Glen Osmond etc.; a good copy. Copies are recorded in three …

  • # 21902

    Anon.

    Make your destination South Pacific.

    [Australia : s.n., c.1965]. Travel agent’s promotional display sign printed on thick board in the form of a free-standing folding screen with four colour illustrated panels, 455 x 280 mm (folded), extending to 1120 mm (opened); with photographic scenes from Australia, Fiji, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Tahiti, Samoa, including traditional practices and ceremonies; in very …

  • # 21018

    GILL, W. B.

    The comic history of Victoria, after the style of Gilbert A. a’Beckett (a very long way)

    Written by W. B. Gill ; and delivered by him, with immense applause, at the suburban penny readings. Melbourne : Charlwood and Son, [1871]. Duodecimo, printed paper wrappers, 4pp, in early gilt-lettered cloth folder. A humorous take on Victoria’s first fifty years. Ferguson 9927.

  • # 21160

    Cooma to Lake Eucumbene

    [S.l. : s.l., circa 1960]. Tourist brochure, narrow octavo, trifold, illustrated in black and white, map. Tourism at Lake Eucumbene, a dam formed from the Snowy Mountains scheme.

  • # 21033

    DAVIS WRIGHT, W.

    Canberra (signed copy)

    Sydney : John Andrew & Co., 1923. First edition. Octavo, gilt-lettered cloth (sunned), portrait frontispiece (signed in pen by the author), pp. 96, two tipped-in additional pages by the author, internally clean. Scarce early local history of the nation’s capital. A facsimile was reprinted in 1923.

  • # 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 (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.’; floral-patterned lining …

  • # 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 …