Tourism

  • # 34778

    COLLENS, J. H.

    A guide to Trinidad. A handbook for the use of tourists and visitors.

    London : Elliot Stock, 1888. Second edition, revised and illustrated. Octavo, gilt lettered cloth (marked and mottled), book label of Robert Gordon Melville Mitchell to front pastedown, and his signature to title page, hinges cracked, water stain to front free endpaper, pp. viii; illustrated.

  • # 35180

    COOPER, John Butler

    The history of Malvern from its first settlement to a city (presentation copy)

    Compiled by order of the Malvern Council by John Butler Cooper. Melbourne : Specialty Press Pty. Ltd., 1935. Octavo, gilt-lettered imitation leather (slightly marked), top edge gilt, patterned endpapers, pp. xii, 268, photographic plates, presentation inscription from the Secretary, City of Malvern to half-title, internally clean.

  • # 34847

    Visit Kuala Lumpur. Economic holidays by Malayan Railway.

    Kuala Lumpur : Malayan Railway Administration, c. 1950. Tourist brochure, folding, 4 double sided panels, illustrations. Mint copy.

  • # 35025

    TAIPEI HANDICRAFT CENTER

    Souvenirs of Taiwan

    Taipei : Taipei Handicraft Center, circa 1975. Tourist brochure, single sheet 46 x 29 cms, folded, images of local handicrafts, small map of Taipei.

  • # 35021

    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.

  • # 35018

    PITT, C.A.

    [NORTHERN TERRITORY] Magnificent views illustrating scenes along the North South Highway

    Cover title: Series of magnificent views illustrating scenes along the North South Highway, Northern Territory, Australia. Payneham, South Australia : C. A. Pitt, [c.1950]. Oblong quarto, pictorial limp wrappers, 16 pp, black and white photographic plates, a very good copy.

  • # 34731

    P. FALK & CO.

    Views of Western Australia.

    [London] : P. Falk & Co., circa 1910. Small oblong quarto (185 x 230 mm), illustrated wrappers (a couple of short edge tears and light wear), original red ribbon tie, fully contemporary gift inscription in pencil to inside upper wrapper (apparently written by a sailor on shore leave, to his mother), pp. [34], all full-page …

  • # 34608

    Visit of His Majesty’s Special Service Squadron : official programme : Tasmania March 27 – April 5, 1924.

    Hobart : John Vail, Govt. Printer, [1924]. Large octavo (257 x 163 mm), grey wrappers printed in blue, [16] pp, with b/w photomechanical process illustrations; a fine example. Trove locates only one copy (Libraries Tasmania)

  • # 15593

    Maker unknown.

    Fiji before Civilization … Dawn of Civilization … Advance of Civilization … Glorious Result of Civilization

    [Crystal Palace, London : Machinery Department, c.1879]. Cotton handkerchief, 570 x 580 mm, lithograph printed in brown and red; old fold lines and some insignificant toning and spotting; a very well preserved example. These satirical cotton handkerchiefs lampooning the effects of the introduction of Western civilisation into a “primitive” society in the South Seas were printed in colour in the machinery …

  • # 34187

    McLeod & Smith

    Souvenir of Mary Immaculate Church, Waverley, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1930

    Sydney : photographed and published by McLeod & Smith, 1930. Oblong quarto, illustrated wrappers, yapp edges with slight edge wear, pp. [28], staples rusted and central page detached, photographically illustrated. Rare with only two examples located on Trove (NLA; St. Paschal’s Library).

  • # 33741

    SWEET, Samuel White (1825-1886)

    Waterfall Gully (near Adelaide), circa 1880.

    Albumen print photograph, 155 x 205 mm, laid down recto of a leaf removed from a 19th-century French traveller’s album, inscribed in ink below the image ‘Une cascade’; the print has excellent clarity and is in good condition (the small spot of discolouration at lower right is from the developing process). Held: AGSA (Accession number …

  • # 33832

    MATSON LINES

    Fares & Sailings. Hawaii – New Zealand – Australia

    San Francisco : Matson Line, 1938. Quarto, folded in half to narrow octavo, self-wrappers, pp. [16], schedules of sailings from San Francisco and Los Angeles to Honolulu, with itineraries of Pacific cruises visiting Melbourne, Sydney, Auckland, Suva, etc. Usefully, the regulations included also give detail of what discounted fares may be applied to one’s servants …

  • # 34439

    Anon.

    Six coloured views of Darwin, Northern Territory

    Payneham, S.A. : C. A. Pitt, circa 1960. Diecut wrappers containing six colour photographic postcards of Darwin, including the Airport, War Memorial, Smith Street, the Botanic Gardens etc.

  • # 33880

    COWAN, James

    The Maori

    [Wellington?] : New Zealand Government Publicity Production, 1928. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (foxed, silverfished), string bound, pp. [32], photographically illustrated, light foxing.

  • # 34458

    Anon.

    [LEPORELLO] Album of Sydney views

    At head of title: Advance Australia. [Germany : s.n.., circa 1880]. Leporello album. Octavo (190 x 140 mm), original cloth backed gilt pictorial boards (worn and marked), containing concertina foldout of [10] panels with lithographed views of Sydney, including a spectacular 7-panel ‘Panorama of Sydney Harbour from North Shore’ after the photographic panorama of Charles Bayliss, and …

  • # 32787

    The Nepean Hotel, Portsea, Victoria: two visitors’ books for 1873-1882 and 1898-1908.

    I. Visitors’ book, 1898-1908 Folio (330 x 220 mm), original straight-grain brown morocco (rubbed and marked), boards ruled in gilt, the upper board with gilt-stamped lettering ‘Visitors’ Book / Nepean Hotel / Portsea‘ and royal coat of arms, spine with double gilt-ruled bands; front pastedown with binder’s ticket of the Melbourne stationers Arnall & Jackson, …