Tourism

  • # 17797

    BUTSON, W.J.; Victoria. Department of Crown Lands and Survey

    Tourist map, Warburton, Mt. Baw Baw, Walhalla.

    / Photo-lithographed at the Department of Lands and Survey, Melbourne, by W.J. Butson. Panel title: Tourists’ route, Baw Baw mountains &​ past the Yarra Falls, Warburton to Walhalla. Melbourne : H.J. Green, Govt. Printer, August 1925. Lithographed map, 390 x 600 mm, on sheet 450 x 630 mm, folding to 220 x 100, verso with illustrated front …

  • # 17509

    MOORE, Herbert

    Links with other days. (Signed copy)

    Pen drawings with some notes. Melbourne : C. S. Harvey & Coy, 1927. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, ribbon bound, tipped-in illustrations of historical buildings across Melbourne, interleaved with printed glassine caption guards, signed presentation inscription by the artist on dedication page.

  • # 17766

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

    Tourist map of Geelong and district

    Melbourne : Govt. Printer, [1924]. Colour map, 540 x 460 mm, scale [1:126 720] 2 miles to 1 inch; folding to 257 x 103 mm, verso with 12 panels of informative text and sepia tone photographic illustrations; a couple of short tears at edges of folds, one corner a little dog-eared, but a good copy. …

  • # 17447

    HOFFMAN, Walter K.

    A-O-A Hong Kong guidebook

    Official guidebook of the Hongkong Hotels Association. Hong Kong : Walter K. Hoffman, circa 1968. Octavo, gilt-lettered cloth, pp. xv; 208; folding maps, illustrated.

  • # 17798

    MOUNT GAMBIER TOURIST BUREAU

    Magnificent Mount Gambier, South Australia : the garden of Australia

    Cover title: Mount Gambier, South Australia. Mount Gambier, S.A. : Laurie & Watson, “The Border Watch”, [between 1935 and 1939]. Large oblong octavo, printed wrappers with oval cut-out showing colour frontispiece plate reproduction of Hans Heysen’s ‘The Blue Lake, Mount Gambier’; 32 pp, sepia tone photographic illustrations, maps, advertisements; a fine copy. Copies are recorded in …

  • # 17716

    JERVIS, James; KELLY, Vince (ed.)

    The history of Woollahra : A record of events from 1788 to 1960 and a centenary of local government

    Sydney : the Municipal Council of Woollahra, [1960]. Quarto, illustrated boards with gold lettering, pp 194. Illustrated with black and white photographic plates throughout.

  • # 17775

    WHITE, A.A.

    Queensland illustrated : 70 exquisite views

    Brisbane : A.A. White, [between 1920 and 1930]. Series: White’s views of Queensland. Oblong quarto, original string-bound pictorial brown wrappers (mild corner and edge wear, a few small scratches to front), [32] pp, all black and white photographic plates, contents clean and sound; a good copy.

  • # 17114

    KENYON, Alfred

    Heidelberg : The city of streams

    Heidelberg : City of Heidelberg Centenary Celebrations Committee, 1934. Oblong octavo, pictorial wrappers, pp 120. An illustrated history of Heidelberg published for the city’s centenary anniversary.  Illustrated with black and white photographs throughout.

  • # 16761

    DUCKWORTH, James

    A trip round the world

    Rochdale : James Clegg, 1893. Octavo, lettered cloth (lightly marked), spine lettered in gilt, frontispiece portrait of the author and his wife, pp. vii; [i]; 167, 5 leaves of plates; pencilled inscriptions to endpaper and preliminary blanks; a good copy. Memoir a voyage to Australia via Cape Town, including sections on Hobart, Sydney, Melbourne, Ballarat, …

  • # 17108

    CROLL, R.H. (1869-1947)

    The open road in Victoria : being the ways of many walkers

    Melbourne : Robertson and Mullens, 1928. Second edition. Octavo, pictorial card wrappers, scarce original dust jacket (chipped), inscription and bookplate on front pastedown, front hinge split, pp 130. A descriptive guide to walking tours of Melbourne and the Victorian countryside.

  • # 17522

    Anon.

    A winter in Corsica : with the journey there and back.

    With frontispiece and map. By two ladies. London : Sampson Low, Son and Marston, 1868. Octavo, gilt-lettered cloth (worn and stained), lithographed frontispiece of Ajaccio, pp. viii; colour map, 347; 24 (catalogue), internally clean. An obscure and scarce account written by two female travellers. “This is a small book written by two ladies, and we …

  • # 17356

    RUSSELL, Archer

    Sunlit trails : a bird-watcher’s tramps and camps in Australia

    Sydney: Building Limited, 1930. Octavo, pictorial wrappers, bookplate to front pastedown, photographic frontispiece, pp 112.

  • # 16726

    BULMER, Howard D. (photographer)

    East Gippsland and its gateway. Containing views along the Prince’s Highway, including the Lakes, Buchan Caves, etc.

    Melbourne : Carter & Taverner, [1927]. First edition. Small oblong quarto, original red wraps (lightly marked), title embossed in gold, staple bound, pp. [34]; all-illustrated with full-page photographic plates (1 in colour); a good copy. The majority of the photographs are topographic; four show Indigenous people in the Lake Tyers area. The Bairnsdale-based photographer, Howard …

  • # 15577

    DENNYS, N[icholas] B[elfield] (? - 1900)

    Notes for tourists in the north of China

    Hong Kong : printed by A. Shortrede & Co., 1866. Octavo, marbled papered boards (rubbed), gilt lettered morocco label to spine, pp [vi]; 61; [blank]; v, folding lithographed plans of Peking and the ‘Prohibited City’ (Forbidden City) with original colour, large folding map on rice paper of the road from Tungchow to Peking; lithographed map …

  • # 16427

    Photographer unknown.

    Aboriginals’ mia-mias, Lake Tyers

    [Title from caption in image]. Richmond, Vic. : printed at the Eagle Press, [circa 1908]. “E.J.B. Series”. Chromolithographic postcard, 88 x 138 mm; verso with handwritten message mentioning May 8 1908 as the date for a forthcoming concert; in very good condition. This image was taken at the Aboriginal reserve at Lake Tyers in east …

  • # 16421

    Heidelberg : the city of streams, 1834-1934 centenary : its story

    [Heidelberg, Vic.] : City of Heidelberg Centenary Celebrations Committee, 1934. Oblong royal octavo, pictorial stiff wrappers (lightly creased) with photographic onlay to front, 120 pp, illustrated; a good copy. Scarce. Copies are recorded in four Australian collections (Monash University Library; National Library of Australia; State Library of New South Wales; State Library Victoria).