• # 25410

    Queensland Government Tourist Bureau

    South coast : the Riviera of Queensland.

    [Cover title]. Brisbane : Queensland Government Tourist Bureau – S.G. Reid, Government Printer, [c.1960]. Octavo, pictorial wrappers, staple bound, [18] pp, illustrated in b/w and colour, lower wrapper with map, a fine copy. Tourism in Southport, Surfers Paradise, Broadbeach, Mermaid Beach, Burleigh Heads, Currumbin, Coolangatta, Tweed Heads, Tugun, Binna Burra, Tamborine Mountain, Beechmont, Springbrook, and …

  • # 25213

    STONE, Albert and REED, J. Hammond (editors)

    Historic Lushan : the Kuling Mountains

    Hankow : Arthington Press, Religious Tract Society, 1921. Octavo, gilt-lettered moiré cloth, previous owner’s name to endpaper, pp. [vi]; map; ii; 106, numerous photographic plates with tissue guards, large folding map (old tape repair), a very good copy. “Mount Lu or Lushan (simplified Chinese: 庐山; traditional Chinese: 廬山; pinyin: Lúshān, Gan: Lu-san), also known as …

  • # 25184

    CROW, Carl (1884 - 1945)

    The travelers’ handbook for China (including HongKong).

    With nine maps and plans and numerous illustrations. Third Edition, Revised Throughout. New York : Dodd, Mean & Co. and Shanghai : Carl Crow, 1921. Printed in China. Octavo, gilt-lettered cloth (edges lightly worn), yin yang symbol on lower board, edges stained red,pp. v; 314; (10), nine maps, printed in colour (six are folding), numerous …

  • # 25187

    HARRISON, Cuthbert Woodville (editor)

    An illustrated guide to the Federated Malay States

    Illustrations in colour by Mrs. H. C. Barnard. London : The Malay States Information Agency, 1923. Fourth impression. Octavo, lettered yellow cloth (rebacked), pp. [x]; 370, colour and photographic plates, large colour folding map dated 1922 present in rear pocket. Covers Kuala Lumpur, Malacca, Ipoh and other cities and towns of modern day Malaysia. Scarce …

  • # 25210

    STANFORD, Edward

    Stanford’s map of the Siberian Railway : the great land route to China and Korea.

    London : Edward Stanford, August 1917. Lithographed map, printed in colour, 760 x 1040 mm, dissected and laid on linen, publisher’s cloth folder with title label (edges a little worn), printed advertisements, a fine copy. An expansive map published during the midst of the Russian Revolution, while under authority of the Provisional Government, covering the …

  • # 25253

    CHAPMAN, Josephine; CHADWICK , F. Gordon (illustrator)

    [HAWAII] Aloha as you like it

    [Honolulu, HI?] : s.n., 1939. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers featuring circular “window” cut-out to front, pp vi, 41; a humorous guide book for American visitors with satirical line-drawn illustrations (all with printed captions) on the facing pages; the original owner (a male) has added his own droll captions in fountain pen beneath each of the …

  • # 24939

    Commonwealth Railways (Australia)

    Central and North Australia Railways

    Melbourne : Commonwealth Railways, [1966]. Oblong quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. [16], illustrated. Tourist book on the rail line through central Australia.

  • # 25165


    Exhibition of Coronation robes, Australia 1938. Illustrated souvenir.

    [Sydney] : Government of the Commonwealth of Australia, 1938. Quarto, decorated wrappers (stained), pp. 16, illustrated in colour. Touring exhibition to Australia of the Robes from the Coronation of King George VI.

  • # 21802

    TERRY, Thomas Philip, 1864-194

    Terry’s Japanese Empire : including Korea and Formosa with chapters on Manchuria, the Trans-Siberian Railway and the chief ocean routes to Japan : a handbook for travellers. (Signed copy)

    Boston and New York : Houghton Mifflin Company ; London : Constable &​ Co., Ltd.; Tokyo : Kyo-Bun-Kwan, 1914. Thick octavo, original limp red cloth lettered in gilt, lettered dustjacket (some small chips), pp cclxxxiii, 799, advertisements; with 13 maps and 16 plans (some folding); a fine copy in the jacket. Signed and inscribed by …

  • # 15258


    An official guide to Japan

    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 …

  • # 24947


    Henry S. King & Co.’s Hand book for homeward-bound travellers from India, Australia and the East.

    Bombay : King, King & Co. ; Calcutta : King, Hamilton & Co., 1908. Duodecimo (145 x 100 mm), original printed white wrappers (advertisements on lower wrapper and inside front and back), 125 pp, with 3 folding maps: 1. Map showing the India Mail Overland Route (colour) 2. Map Shewing the Lines of Communication carried on by the …

  • # 24792

    FINN, J. T.

    Charleville centenary celebrations, November, 1947

    [Charleville, Qld. : Celebrations Committee], 1947. Printed by R. G. Gillies & Co., Brisbane. Octavo, illustrated wrappers (short tear), pp. 100, errata slip, illustrations, internally fine. Rare souvenir booklet from the central Queensland township.

  • # 24797


    Broken Hill, the silver city : 47 magnificent views

    [Broken Hill? : s.n., 193-?]. Oblong quarto, lettered wrappers (some marks and foxing), pp. [20], illustrated. Charming photographic images of the township and inhabitants, including the swimming baths, mines, main streets, railways, dust storm approaching the town, the zoo, the hospital, camel trains etc. Cover title : Australian production. 47 magnificent views of Broken Hill …

  • # 24790

    Manly Municipal Diamond Jubilee Celebrations Committee.

    Diamond jubilee of Manly, March 6-14, 1937 : official programme and souvenir

    [Sydney] : Oswald L. Ziegler for the Manly Municipal Diamond Jubilee Celebrations Committee, 1937. Quarto, lettered wrappers (slightly faded), pp. [24], illustrated, waterstain, with bleeding from wrappers to preliminaries, one leaf with adhesion damage. Art deco photographs and advertisements, a scarce and charming souvenir brochure, priced according to the water stain.

  • # 24716


    Hayman for the layman : an irreverent but informative study

    Illustrated by Peter Russell-Clarke. Hayman Island, Qld. : [Hayman Island Resort?], 1965. Fourth impression. Duodecimo, illustrated cards, pp. 36, illustrated. A charming handbook to the luxury resort in the Whitsundays, built by Reg Ansett in the 1950s and a classic of Australian kitsch tourist ephemera. Surprisingly rare, with a single example (in the National Library …

  • # 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 …