DENNYS, N[icholas] B[elfield] (? - 1900)
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 …
BALL, J. Dyer (1847 - 1919)
London : Sampson Low, Marston and Company and Hong Kong : Kelly & Walsh, 1892. First edition. Octavo, gilt-lettered cloth (wear to corners),pp. 419; xiii; errata slip, a very good copy. First edition of a much reprinted work, being a broad and detailed survey of contemporary Chinese society of the time. The author’s most important …
PEPLOW, S. H. and BARKER, M.
Hong Kong : Ye Olde Printerie, 1931. Second edition, revised and enlarged. Octavo, quarter cloth over lettered papered boards, paper title label to spine, edges rubbed, early ownership inscription to front free-endpaper, folding map in outline colour, pp. [ii]; 196; [6 – index], worming to the gutter of first few leaves, pen annotations to a …
SWEET, S. A.
Hong Kong : Ye Olde Printerie, 1931. Quarto, pictorial boards (a little rubbed but very good), illustrated endpapers, colour frontispiece, pp. x; 21, numerous line drawing illustrations by the author. The illustrations include Victoria Peak; Cheung Chan; New Territories; Temple at Yaumato; Lion Rock; Tai Mo Shan; Kowloon Peak; Hollywood Road; Repulse Bay and numerous …
Picturesque Hongkong (British Crown Colony) and Dependencies. Fully illustrated (76 views) with maps and plans, etc. including the Canton-Kowloon Railway, Shum Chun to Tai-Sha-Tou, Canton Terminus.
Hong Kong : Commercial Press, 1925. Royal octavo, publisher’s pictorial stiff wrappers (rubbed, some paper loss at head and tail of spine), pp xii, 160, xiv-xxii,  photographic plates, folding maps and plans, advertisements; internally clean and sound, a very good copy.
[THOMAS COOK & SON]
Cover title: Cook’s Guide to Peking, North China, South Manchuria, Korea. Shanghai : Thomas Cook & Son, 1924. Fifth edition. Octavo, publisher’s printed green cloth (slightly marked), front pastedown with original owner’s inscription in pencil (Shanghai travels), 143 pp + advertisements (mild foxing to outer leaves), includes index, 3 folding maps: Railway and steamship connections …
Sydney : Samuel Wood, . Oblong octavo, publisher’s pictorial wrappers (chipped at head and tail of spine), 32 pp, with 30 full-page photographic plates; a very good copy. This photographic souvenir of Sydney appears to have been produced shortly after the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge in March 1932. It includes two views of …
An illustrated outline of Johore’s hustory, government, industries and people. Singapore : The Advertising and Publicity Bureau Ltd., 1939. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (edges worn), bookseller’s stamp to upper wrapper, presentation inscription to title page, frontispiece map, pp. 76, photographic illustrations, 5 tipped-in colour plates.
HAWAII TOURIST BUREAU
Honolulu : Hawaii Tourist Bureau, [May, 1922]. Small square quarto, folding to 225 x 104 mm, pictorial wrappers, staple bound, pp 23, photographic illustrations and colour line drawings, folding map; a fine copy. A single copy is recorded in Australian collections (State Library of New South Wales).
[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 …
[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).
Kings Cross Community Aid and Information Service
Cover title: Memories, Kings Cross, 1936-1946. Potts Point [N.S.W.] : Kings Cross Community Aid and Information Service, 1981. Large quarto, original stiff wrappers lettered in gold, 161 pp, plus  pp of plates (including two paintings by Rosaleen Norton and a photograph of the Witch of Kings Cross working on another of her paintings), index; flecking to top- …
Broadbent's Official Road Guides Company.
Broadbent’s official guide, western Victoria : incorporating south east of South Australia and routes to Adelaide / compiled and published by Broadbent’s Official Road Guides Company. 57th year of issue
Melbourne : Broadbent’s Official Road Guides, [1953?]. Octavo, publisher’s illustrated wrappers (light soiling and wear, corners dog-eared), 288 pp,  folding colour maps, illustrated, contents clean and sound. Two copies of this edition are recorded in Australian collections (National Library of Australia; State Library of Victoria).
GREENHAM, Charles G.
Beauty spots of our city : Melbourne, Australia / reproduced from photographs by Charles G. Greenham, Malvern.
Melbourne : Osboldstone, . Oblong quarto, original pictorial wrappers (some edge wear), silk ties,  pp, comprising one page of introductory text and 15 full page monochrome photographic plates; a good copy. Scarce tourist publication which showcases Melbourne’s numerous green spaces: Botanical Gardens; Carlton Gardens; Flagstaff Gardens; Fitzroy Gardens; Treasury Gardens; Queen Victoria Gardens, and …
HARE, Augustus J. C.
London : Daldy, Ibister & Co., 1878. Two volumes, octavo, half cloth over marbled boards (rubbed), gilt lettering to spine, joint to volume one cracked, front free endpaper defective, signed by the author to the half-titles of both volumes, pp. xxxvi; 480; 511, vignette illustrations. Loosely enclosed, the cut signature of the author from a …
TURNER, J. M. W. (1775 - 1851)
Depicted in sixty-one line engravings from drawings by J. M. W. Turner, R. A. with descriptive letter-press by Leitch Ritchie : an a biographical sketch by Alaric A. Watts. London : Henry Bohn, 1853. Octavo, gilt-decorated cloth (rebacked, preserving original spine), all edges gilt, new endpapers, engraved title page, pp. lvi; 336; 61 steel-engraved plates …
BALL, J. Dyer (1847 - 1919)
London : Sampson Low, Marston and Company and Hong Kong : Kelly & Walsh, 1893. Second edition, revised and enlarged. Octavo, gilt-lettered cloth (wear to corners), pp. 4; ; 497; xiv; previous owner’s name from Shanghai, 1896, inscribed to preliminary blank, a good copy. Second and expanded edition of a much reprinted work, being a …
[Victoria, Australia : Photographer and publisher unknown, circa 1947]. Seventeen black and white photographs, in format 55 x 84 mm, all with printed captions in the negative; in corner mounts (i.e. the photographs are removable) on 3 album pages; all in fine condition. The honeycomb of limestone caves located near the township of Bucan in …
Albumen print photograph, 205 x 155 mm, laid down on its original board mount; manuscript caption in negative ‘Cave House Jenolan’ followed by indistinct sequence number ‘1681’ (?); no photographer’s imprint; albumen print in good condition with a few light marks; mount with scattered foxing recto and verso. The Jenolan Caves, located in the Blue …
BAEDEKER, Karl (editor)
[BAEDEKER] The Dominion of Canada with Newfoundland and an excursion to Alaska : handbook for travellers
Leipzig : Karl Baedeker ; London : Dulau and Co., 1907. Third revised and augmented edition. Small octavo, original limp red cloth lettered in gilt; front pastedown and endpaper with publisher’s advertisements; pp lxiv, 331; with 13 maps and 12 plans (some folding); a near fine copy.
BAEDEKER, Karl (editor)
[BAEDEKER] Palestine and Syria with the chief routes through Mesopotamia and Babylonia : handbook for travelers
Leipzig : Karl Baedeker ; London : Dulau and Co., 1906. Fourth edition, remodelled and augmented. Small octavo, original limp red cloth lettered in gilt; front pastedown and endpaper with publisher’s advertisements; title page with original Welsh owner’s inscription and publisher’s slip, warning that ‘The excessive zeal of the Turkish censorship sometimes even extends to …
BAEDEKER, Karl (editor)
Leipzig : Karl Baedeker ; London : Dulau and Co., 1899. Second revised edition. Small octavo, original limp cloth lettered in gilt (faded and lightly marked); front free-endpaper and half-title detached; pp c, 579; with 19 maps and 24 plans (some folding); clean throughout.
RADO, Alexander (compiler); Society for Cultural Relations of the Soviet Union with Foreign Countries
Guide-book to the Soviet Union : issued by the Society for Cultural Relations of the Soviet Union with Foreign Countries.
Berlin : Neuer Deutscher Verlag, 1929. Thick octavo, original embossed red cloth (rubbed and faded, cloth starting to split along the spine), pp lxxxvii, 855, advertisements at front and rear; numerous maps and plans, many folding; original owner’s occasional pencilled marginalia; a couple of leaves with tape repairs; map of Moscow with mild foxing; a sound, but …
RIDER, Fremont (editor); COOPER, Frederic Cooper (compiler)
London : George Allen & Unwin, Ltd. ; New York : The Macmillan Co., 1924. Thick octavo, original blind-blocked limp green cloth lettered in gilt; pp xli, 548, 16 publisher’s announcements; with 3 maps and 22 plans (some folding); original owner’s occasional pencilled marginalia, else a fine copy.
London : John Murray, 1907. Sixth edition. Thick octavo, original limp red cloth lettered in gilt (spine a little faded); pp cxvi, 524; with 81 maps and plans (many folding); scattered light foxing, else a near fine copy.
WILSON, Charles, Major-General Sir
London : John Murray, 1895. Octavo, original limp red cloth lettered in gilt; front pocket with engraved pastedown of the London ‘Junior Carlton Club Library’ dated 1895; pp xii, 416, 64 advertisements; numerous folding maps and plans, including in the front and rear pockets; original owner’s pencilled marginalia, else a fine copy.
London : Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1908. Fifth edition. Octavo, original limp red cloth lettered in gilt, pp xvi, [2 addenda], 177, 14 advertisements; numerous maps, plans and tables (some folding), and a folding plate of the royal cartouches of the pharaohs of Ancient Egypt; original owner’s pencilled marginalia, else a fine copy.
being a brief historical and descriptive account of Victoria,Tasmania, South Australia, New South Wales, Western Australia and New Zealand. With a map of the Australasian colonies. Melbourne : William Fairfax and Co., 1859. Octavo, gilt-lettered cloth by Detmold, binder’s ticket to front pastedown, spine with loss, advertisements to endpapers and bookplate for Rev. William McClure, …
D'AMITE, Gage; ROSE, Thomas
The northern tourist; containing seventy-three views of lake and mountain scenery, etc. in Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham, & Northumberland.
London : H. Fisher, R. Fisher, & P. Jackson, 1834. Quarto, gilt-lettered silk over boards (rebacked, preserving most of the spine), first blank with original owner’s inscription ‘Car. Nivell 1834’ and later presentation inscription ‘Ann Lucy Langdale [born 1796 at Frant, Sussex; died 1871 at East Hoathly, Sussex], from the Honble. G.H. Nevill [of Godstone, …
illustrated with thirty-six plates, of the most beautiful and interesting views throughout the island, in imitation of the original sketches; drawn and engraved by William Cooke. To which is prefixed, an introductory account of the island, and a voyage round its coast. London : printed by W. Wilson for Vernor, Hood … 1808. Quarto, gilt-ruled …
FEARNSIDE, W. G.
Edited by W. G. Fearnside. London : Tombleson & Co. . Octavo, half-calf over marbled papered boards (rebacked with new spine to match), gilt-lettered morocco title label to upper board, endpapers replaced, engraved title page, large folding panoramic plan of the Rhine; pp. 181; ; engraved plates with tissue guards (some foxing); folding map of the …
NETTLETON, Charles (1826-1902), attributed
Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 63 x 102 mm (mount); verso with imprint of ‘W.J. Norman, Wholesale and Retail Looking Glass and Picture Frame Manufacturer, 94 & 170 Elizabeth Street Melbourne’ and contemporary inscription in pencil ‘Menzies Hotel’; no photographer’s imprint; a strong albumen print with excellent tonal range, the mount also in fine condition. …
Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen. Handbuch der Reichspostdampfer-Linien nach Ostasien und Australien. No. 1, 1910.
Bremen : Norddeutscher Lloyd, 1910. Octavo, publisher’s pictorial wrappers with original owner’s signature to front (lightly foxed, short paper split at head of spine); pp 113, with folding tables and folding colour map at rear; a good copy. Scarce commercial shipping publication containing N.D.L.’s timetables, rates, baggage and freight allowances etc. for all lines, including …
BRITISH SAILORS' SOCIETY, FREMANTLE.
Cover: For social and spiritual fellowship … With the compliments of the British Sailors’ Society. Fremantle, W.A. : British Sailors’ Society, [c.1935]. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers, staple bound,  pp, b/w photographic illustrations; a very good copy. A guide to Fremantle and Perth for servicemen and merchant seamen staying at the Sailors’ Rest in Marine Terrace. …
OSBOLDSTONE & CO.
Souvenir of Melbourne : containing the latest views of the principal streets, buildings, etc., together with Street, Railway and Tramway Maps.
Cover title: Melbourne illustrated : presnt-day views. Melbourne : Osboldstone & Co., [circa 1910]. Oblong quarto, publisher’s decorative wrappers, rear wrapper with Railway and Tramway Map of Melbourne and Suburbs), stapled,  pp, all photographic illustrations; inside front wrapper with descriptive text; inside rear wrapper with street map of Melbourne CBD; an exceptionally fine copy. A …
Sydney & Melbourne : Sands & Kenny, [circa 1855]. Sheet of writing paper, 250 x 400 mm, folding into four pages (repair to fold), with steel engraved illustration (a faint impression), paper with mild toning, faint wet stamp of R. Clarke, publisher verso, else good. This engraving was made after F.C. Terry, who was commissioned …
With preparatory explanations on Japanese customs, language, history, religion, literature, fine art, architecture, music, drama, etc. etc. A handbook fro travellers, with 38 specially drawn maps, 10 illustrations and 14 plans. Tokyo : The Japanese Government Railways, 1933. Duodecimo, gilt-lettered red cloth, marbled edges, pictorial endpapers, pp. ccx; 506, numerous folding maps and plans, ribbon …
 : [s.l.]. Octavo, paper wrappers with manuscript title, some chipping on spine; typescript with manuscript corrections, pp 63; 14. An unpublished eyewitness account of the Yokohama Earthquake of 1923, a 7.9 magnitude quake that destroyed half of the brick buildings in the region and killed approximately 140,000. The Australian author was aboard the ‘Empress of Australia’, …
[Jakarta?] : State Railway of Java and Netherland India Tourist Office, c. 1930. Tourist brochure, folding poster, photographic illustrations, a few marks.
Saigon : Office Central du Tourisme Indochinois, 1937. Folding tourist map of Angkor, printed in colour, with a guide for the visitor. Scarce.
FITCH & CO. LTD.
Mussoorie and Dehra Doon : Fitch & Co., Ltd., [c.1930]. Small oblong quarto, publisher’s printed thick paper wrappers, original wool ties, inside front wrapper with inscription dated at Mussoorie, September 30 1930,  leaves, each recto with a tipped-in hand coloured silver gelatin photograph in format 85 x 135 mm, versos blank; clean and fresh throughout, a fine …
San Francisco : Oceanic Steamship Company, [c.1900]. Folding leaflet, narrow octavo, 170 x 90 mm, illustrated wrappers (upper wrapper with wet stamp of travel agent Hugh B. Rice, Los Angeles; tiny loss at top corner),  pp, photographic illustrations, colour map; a couple of internal tape repairs (no loss of text), else a good copy. …
Singapore : Director of Tourism, c. 1970. Tourist brochure, folded poster, illustrated.
ROYAL ROTTERDAM LLOYD
Rotterdam : Royal Rotterdam Lloyd, [c.1930]. Octavo pamphlet, original illustrated wrappers, lower wrapper with colour map of Weh Island and inset plan of Sabang,  pp; text in French; a very good copy. Scarce tourist brochure published by the Royal Rotterdam Lloyd shipping line (KRL). Sabang is a port located on Weh Island north of Banda Aceh …
With compliments of Thomas Cook & Chanrai’s, Singapore’s only exclusive air conditioned men’s shop. Singapore : Thomas Cook, c. 1950. Folding map, printed in colour, 450 x 295, guide to Singapore and advertisements verso. Fine condition.
ROYAL ROTTERDAM LLOYD
Rotterdam : Royal Rotterdam Lloyd, [c.1930]. Octavo pamphlet, original illustrated wrappers, lower wrapper with colour street plan of Batavia [Jakarta],  pp; text in English; a very good copy. Scarce tourist brochure published by the Royal Rotterdam Lloyd shipping line (KRL).
[London : Orient Line, 1895]. Quarto sheet, 270 x 205 mm, printed on both sides in sepia and blue, manuscript entries recording payment of £128 by the Hon. F.S. O’Grady [Frederick Standish O’Grady, 6th Viscount Guillamore, 1847-1927] and Hon. Mrs. O’Grady, for First Saloon passage on RMS Cuzco, departing London 6 September 1895, for Albany, Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney, being a …
[Melbourne : Maker unknown, circa 1900]. Photographic glass magic lantern slide with hand colouring, 82 x 82 mm, original paper label with typed caption and sequence number, 23. The Hanging Rock, Woodend, Victoria; in fine condition. A beautiful photographic view of one of the most romanticised natural attractions in Victoria.
B. STEIN & CO.
Perth : B. Stein & Co., Barrack Street, [c.1880]. Square octavo, original cloth backed blue pebbled cloth boards with gilt lettering and ornament (some wear to the edges and corners), containing a concertina foldout with  panels of leporello views of Western Australia, each 180 x 140 mm, including panoramic views of Perth, Fremantle and Albany; …
Hong Kong : Hong Kong Tourist Association, circa 1970. Three tourist brochures, each folding with four panels, one side of which is a Chinese screen, with information about the warm temperatures and local sights. ‘Hong Kong is a happy choice … any time of year!’; ‘Fascinatingly oriental, glamorously international’.