DUTTON, Geoffrey (1922 - 1998)
Photographs by Harri Peccinotti. [Melbourne] : Mobil Australia, 1980. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 176, photographic illustrations of Australian landscapes. Signed by the author.
OKAMOTO, K. S.
Tokio : Y. T. R. Morito, 1885. Octavo, Japanese wrappers (a little foxed), stitchbound, in the rare printed paper slipcase, pp. , folded leaves, printed in colour, a very fine copy. Text in Japanese and English. Housed in a custom Japanese box. An utterly charming guide to Japanese customs in the Meiji period, including Japanese …
COLTON, G. W. & C. B.
[Cover title : Colton’s map of part of the middle and western states, showing the railroads, their stations & distances, between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mississippi River]. New York : G. W. & C. B. Colton, 1868. Printed map with original hand colour, on two sheets, total measurement 49 x 175 cm, folded as issued, …
HM OFFICE OF WORKS; [MUSGRAVE PARKER, George; MILES, Charlotte Lilian]
Admission ticket, 120 x 150 mm, printed both sides on thin yellow card, recto with red stamp of HM Office of Works, stamped number ‘147’, and the signatures of three friends who attended the post-Coronation procession along The Mall, Tasmanian physician George Musgrave Parker (1885-1965), his future wife Lillian Charlotte Miles (1883-1969, daughter of Tasmanian …
Published by the Paiping Chronicle, January 1933. Octavo, illustrated wrappers (crease, a few stains), pp. viii; 90, photographic reproductions, advertisements, folding map. Scarce and substantial guide to Beijing in the 1930s.
Nanking Woman's Club
Revised and enlarged under the auspices of the Literary Section of the Nanking Woman’s Club, Nanking, China, 1933. Octavo, printed wrappers (bound upside down), pp. [vi]; 62, photographic plates, folding map. Scarce.
Kowloon : The Kowloon Confectionery and Bakery, [c.1930]. Octavo, self-wrappers, pp. , worn, text in English and Cantonese, pen additions to the menu. Scarce and ephemeral menu from Hong Kong. Unrecorded.
Nanking : Reproduced by Engineer Section, Army Advisory Group, Nanking, China, circa 1946. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (a little chipped), pp. 88, illustrated with sketches by Gyula Singer, a little toned but a good copy. A guidebook, locally printed, for US troops stationed in Nanking. “At the end of World War II, U.S. forces that had served …
Los Angeles : M. Rieder, circa 1905. Oblong quarto, white lettered card wrappers with photographic onlay of San Gabriel Mission, string bound, 22 mounted reproductions of photographs of Los Angeles, one being a foldout panorama of the city, in fine condition. The subjects include West Lake Park, Broadway, Hollenbeck Park, Adams Street, Figueroa Street, East …
Brisbane : Queensland Government Tourist Bureau, circa 1960. Tourist brochure, single sheet, four panels, printed in colour. Day tours from Brisbane.
[Beijing? : the Railway, c. 1900]. Octavo, folded card, pp. , timetable, double page view of the Great Wall, text. A rare tourist rail card from China. A similar example has been digitised from a private collection on Wikipedia Commons : ‘PEIPING-SUIYUAN RAILWAY (平綏鐵路) TIME-TABLE (1929) for excursions to the Great Wall of China (万里长城). …
OGDEN, Staff Sergeant Marcus R.
Prepared unter the direction of the Military Attache, American Embassy. Peking : American Embassy in China, 1937. Fifth edition. Octavo, printed wrappers (cover title : Peking for the Army and Navy), pp. 33. A detailed guide to leisure activities for soldiers and sailers stationed in Beijing. Fine and scarce.
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.
BUTSON, W.J.; VICTORIA. DEPT. OF LANDS AND SURVEY
Melbourne : Govt. Printer, . 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. …
[Melbourne] : Pioneer Tours, c. 1950. Single sheet, folded tourist brochure, 8 panels, illustrated. Bus tours from the major capital cities in Australia.
New Orleans : Toye Bros. Yellow Cab Co., c. 1927. Duodecimo, printed yellow wrappers, pp. 28. Wonderful early tourist brochure for NOLA, including trips to the plantations, Mardi Gras, et. Rare, a single example recorded in collections (Louisiana State University)