Tourism

  • # 30387

    Photographer unknown.

    [TASMANIA] The administrative board of the Fern Tree Bower, near Huon Road at the foot of Mt. Wellington, Hobart. Late 1880s.

    Albumen print photograph, 180 x 210 mm, mounted on its original 19th-century album page, with inscription in ink beneath the image ‘Fern tree board’ (apparently in reference to the three gentlemen posing at left, who presumably were the public servants responsible for the Fern Tree Bower); a strong print in good condition. Note: the print …

  • # 30310

    CAIRE, Nicholas John (1837-1918)

    Hanging Rock, Mount Macedon, Victoria, circa 1876.

    Albumen print photograph, 183 x 131 mm, mounted on a leaf of thick card removed from a 19th-century album, inscribed in ink on the mount ‘”Hanging Rock”, Mount Macedon, Vic.’; some insignificant spotting confined to the edges of the image, otherwise a strong print with excellent tonal range, in very good condition. A very early …

  • # 30471

    FLYNN CARAVAN SPARES (THORNBURY, VIC.)

    Flynn kit catalog : build your own caravan.

    At head of title: Australia’s first and still Australia’s best caravan kits. Prahran, Vic. : Hall’s Book Store Pty. Ltd., [circa 1956]. Octavo (213 x 140 mm), illustrated wrappers with a 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air towing a Flynn caravan (sunned, upper wrapper torn at bottom edge and corner, with some loss, and with short tear …

  • # 30419

    AMERICAN EXPRESS (CEYLON)

    [CEYLON; INDIA] Stopovers in India : three worthwhile suggestions for Dollar Line passengers.

    Colombo, Ceylon : American Express Co., Inc, [1933]. Folding sheet, 250 x 370 mm, [6] pp, illustrated front, rear panel with illustrated advertisement for Abdul Gaffoor’s Gem Museum & Show Rooms, Church Street, Colombo; the remaining [4] panels with detailed itineraries for sightseeing tours in India (and Ceylon); corners a little dog-eared, a few very …

  • # 29894

    [TERRY, Frederick C.]

    Landscape Scenery, illustrating Sydney, Paramatta, Richmond, Newcastle, Windsor, and Port Jackson, New South Wales.

    Sydney : John Sands and Melbourne : Sands & McDougall, circa 1862. Oblong octavo, gilt-lettered blue pebbled cloth (corners rubbed, rebacked), engraved title page, nineteen engraved views of Sydney and New South Wales, tissue guards, all edges gilt. Sands’ reissue of the 1855 work of the same title, a selection of the original plates with …

  • # 28496

    [NETTLETON, Charles, 1826-1902]

    Photographic Views of Victoria

    Photograph album, quarto (270 x 220 mm), original full black morocco over heavy boards, upper board with gilt-tooled ornament and title, silk endpapers, the front free-endpaper with a contemporary inscription in ink: ‘A Souvenir of Victoria. To Mrs. Rose from A. & S. M. Melbourne, 4th January 1882’; containing [36] albumen print photographs individually mounted …

  • # 30137

    Anon.

    Highlights of Brisbane : the complete guide for visitors

    Melbourne : Aztec Services, 1949. Octavo, illustrated wrappers (light wear), pp. 40, advertisements, map inside back cover.

  • # 30131

    MORRIS, E. W.

    A history of Apollo Bay

    [Apollo Bay, Vic. : Apollo Bay Centenary Committee, 1956]. Octavo, illustrated wrappers (slightly discoloured), pp. 56, illustrated, damp stain with wave to the leaves. Scarce history of Apollo Bay.

  • # 30100

    ABERDEEN AND COMMONWEALTH LINE

    [BOOKMARK] Aberdeen and Commonwealth Line … one class to England.

    [Melbourne?] : Dalgety & Coy. Limited and Aberdeen and Commonwealth Line, [between 1928 and 1933]. Bookmark, 132 x 57 mm, offset printed on thin card, recto with colour illustration of one the company’s “Bay” liners, verso with information about the service to London via Suez, inviting prospective travellers to contact the Dalgety & Co. or Aberdeen and Commonwealth Line …

  • # 29754

    CLELAND, Rachel, Dame (1906-2002); HYDE, Clive (photographer)

    Port Moresby, Papua and New Guinea.

    / [Story, Rachel Cleland ; photographs, Clive Hyde]. Port Moresby, PNG : Papua Tourist Association, [1969]. Oblong octavo (170 x 210 mm), pictorial wrappers, endpaper maps, pp [63], colour photographic illustrations throughout; a fine copy. Trove locates four copies (NLA; SLNSW; University of Adelaide Library; Australian Lutheran College, Lohe Memorial Library)

  • # 28824

    VICTORIA. DEPT. OF CROWN LANDS & SURVEY; THE TOURISTS' RESORTS COMMITTEE

    Tourist map of the Grampians, Halls Gap and surroundings

    Photo-lithographed at the Department of Lands and Survey, Melbourne. Melbourne : H. J. Green, Government Printer, [circa 1925]. Colour map, 660 x 430 mm, folding to 230 x 110 mm, identical front and rear panels with illustration of Bellfield Peak and title Tourists’ Map of the Grampians Victoria, compiled by the Tourists’ Resorts Committee; the …

  • # 28699

    VICTORIAN RAILWAYS

    Tourists’ map of Healesville, Marysville and Warburton districts.

    Compiled by the Department of Lands and Survey, Melbourne. Panel title: Tourist map of Healesville, Marysville and Warburton districts. Melbourne : Issued by the Betterment and Publicity Board, Victorian Railways, May 1938. Colour map, 660 x 530 mm, folding to 220 x 110 mm, illustrated front panel, advertisement for Victorian Government Tourist Bureau to rear panel; some …

  • # 29664

    Western Australia. Dept. of Lands and Surveys.

    Western Australia for the settler : land for stock cereals, dairying, fruit, potatoes etc.

    / issued under direction of M.F. Troy, Minister for Lands. Perth [W.A.] : Fred. Wm. Simpson, Government Printer, 1928. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers (upper wrapper foxed around the edges), 94 pp, 2 folding maps (1 colour), half-tone photographic illustrations; contents clean and sound. Copies of this edition are recorded in four Australian collections (NLA; SLNSW; SLV; SLWA).

  • # 29439

    BROADBENTS

    Mornington Peninsula

    Melbourne : Broadbents, circa 1960. Map, printed in colour, 490 x 740 mm (full sheet), showing the Mornington Peninsula from Frankston to Portsea and Point Lonsdale, inset map of approaches from Melbourne.

  • # 29662

    PHILLIPS, H. (Harry), 1873-1944

    [SYDNEY HARBOUR] The Beautiful Illawarra, South Coast, N.S.W.

    [Cover title]. Willoughby, N.S.W. : H. Phillips, [circa 1930]. ‘Photographed and published by H. Phillips, Willoughby, N.S.W., for C. Moore, Bulli Pass Refreshment Kiosk (right at the Lookout), where Picnic Parties and Tourists are amply catered for’. Small oblong quarto, pictorial wrappers, containing double-sided concertina foldout with 6 b/w half-tone photographic views of the Bulli …

  • # 28700

    BROADBENT'S OFFICIAL ROAD GUIDES COMPANY.

    Broadbent’s official road and railway map of Victoria and Riverina : western section

    Melbourne : Broadbent’s Official Road Guides Co., 1953. “Year of issue 53”. Colour map, 810 x 640 mm, folding to 220 x 140 mm, publisher’s pictorial card covers; the map includes part of the New South Wales Riverina; pale water stain to the blank verso of map, visible in a small section at upper right of …