Tourism

  • # 27819

    Chan Chan How, Ang Eng San and Low Puay Hua.

    Sketches of Singapore

    [Cover title : 新加坡速寫 / 陳長豪, 洪永山, 劉培和 = Sketches of Singapore / Chan Chang How, Ang Eng San, Low Puay Hua.]. Text in English and Chinese. Singapore : Educational Publications Bureau, 1976. Oblong small quarto (scuff to lower wrapper), pp. 89, illustrated. Sketches of the people and scenery of Singapore in the 1970s. Scarce.

  • # 27683

    SYDNEY MAIL

    The Sydney Mail Annual, Wednesday 28 November 1934

    Sydney : Sydney Mail, 1934. Folio (405 mm tall), wonderful illustrated colour wrappers signed F. W., pp. 60, numerous advertisements, illustrated articles about society, fashion, a Royal Visit, ‘the drift of Poland towards Germany’, motoring, etc. A fine Australian art deco publication.

  • # 27682

    SYDNEY MAIL

    The Sydney Mail Annual, Wednesday 21 November 1934

    Sydney : Sydney Mail, 1934. Folio (405 mm tall), wonderful illustrated colour wrappers signed F. W. (lower wrapper defective), pp. 60, numerous advertisements, illustrated articles about society, fashion, a Royal Visit, golfing in Melbourne, an air disaster at Longreach, etc. A fine Australian art deco publication.

  • # 27681

    SYDNEY MAIL

    The Sydney Mail Annual 1934

    Sydney : Sydney Mail, 1934. Folio (405 mm tall), wonderful illustrated colour wrappers signed F. W., pp. 60, colour advertisements for Penfolds, Arnotts, N.S.W. Railways, full page colour illustration after Neville Cayley, half page colour reproduction after Percy Lindsay, illustrated articles about the regions of New South Wales, staples rusted else a very good copy. …

  • # 27680

    THE WESTERN MAIL

    The Western Mail annual, 1955

    Perth W.A. : [West Australian Newspapers Ltd.], 1955. Folio (360 x 250 mm), original pictorial wrappers with design featuring the wildflower Copper Cups (some minor rubbing at edges and on spine, but very good), inscription inside upper wrapper, pp 80, photographic illustrations throughout (many in colour) of Western Australian primary industries and tourist locations, advertisements, map …

  • # 27140

    [CEYLON GOVERNMENT. DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION]

    Souvenir and guide to the Colombo Exhibition, February 16th to March 16th 1952.

    Colombo : Department of Information, [1951?]. Small quarto, pictorial wrappers (chipped around the edges but clean and attractive), 76 pp of text and photographic plates (some in colour), including an illustrated essay on Sinhalese art and an essay on the recently formulated Colombo Plan, folding map of the Exhibition at centre, preceded and followed by …

  • # 27131

    JAPAN TOURIST BUREAU

    How to see Nikko

    Tokyo : Japan Tourist Bureau, April 1936. Octavo (187 x 127 mm), pictorial wrappers, staple bound, 9 pp, illustrated, with map; a fine copy.

  • # 27119

    PATTERSON, George Warren Shaw

    The World’s Fair and my trip round the world : a description of cities visited and scenery witnessed in some of the chief cities and countries of the old and new world. By G. W. S. Patterson, Kaikohe, Auckland, New Zealand. (Presentation copy)

    A description of cities visited and scenes and scenery witnessed in some of the chief cities and countries of the Old and New World. Auckland, N.Z. :  H. Brett, printer [for the author], 1894. First edition. Octavo (183 x 122 mm), printed wrappers (foxed and stained, edge and corner wear, old label to upper front), …

  • # 27226

    DORMER, Marion

    Dubbo to the turn of the century 1818 – 1900.

    Dubbo : Macquarie Publications, 1981.Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 192, extensively illustrated, occasional foxing.

  • # 27223

    MORLEY, L. J.

    Memories of Tasmania’s West Coast. A pictorial journey of road and rail vehicles of the past.

    [Hobart] : Wellington Bridge Press, [2011]. Quarto, illustrated cards, pp. 208, extensively illustrated. ‘Today the West Coast is known for its beauty, tourist and mining industries, but in days past it was also known for its timber, railways and its isolation from the rest of Tasmania. The only way one visited the west was the …

  • # 27271

    [McCULLOCH, Alan].

    Bank notes. The monthly staff magazine of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. Vol. 12, No. 6, June, 1930

    Sydney : Commonwealth Bank of Australia, 1930. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (detached), lower wrapper with illustration by Alan McCulloch, pp. 36, staples rusted, illustrated. Includes a long illustrated on the town of Orange, N.S.W., and reports from the various nationwide branches on economic activity during the Depression era.

  • # 26841

    UNION STEAM SHIP COMPANY OF NEW ZEALAND

    Union Steam Ship Company of New Zealand Limited. Time table for November, 1877.

    Dunedin, NZ : Fergusson & Mitchell (printers), 1877. Duodecimo card (112 x 225 mm), folding to form [6] panels (each 112 x 75 mm), with a map of New Zealand indicating ports of call, a list of all agencies in New Zealand, Australia and the Western Pacific (including Sydney, Newcastle and Noumea), a guide to …

  • # 26909

    Queensland Government Tourist Bureau et al.

    16 x tourist brochures for Queensland holidays circa 1940s – 1970s

    A substantial collection of illustrated tourist brochures for Queensland, dating from the 1940s to the early 70s, mostly folding with maps and photographs, graphic design and tourist information. Each approximately 8 pp. folded, light handling wear. Published by the Queensland Government Tourist Bureau and local councils. An meaningful insight into mid-century tourism in the sunshine …

  • # 26678

    ATLANTIC UNION OIL

    Atlantic road map of New South Wales

    Sydney : Atlantic Union Oil, circa 1945. Eighteenth edition. Large folding map, illustrated in colour, of the roads of New South Wales, with detail maps of metropolitan Sydney, Gosford to Taree, Gosford to Canberra.

  • # 26529

    Back to Peterborough Committee

    Back to Peterborough celebrations April, 1933. Official souvenir and programme, Saturday 15th to Saturday 29th (inclusive).

    Peterborough, S. Aust. : Back to Peterborough Committee, 1933. Oblong quarto, lettered wrappers, pp. [64]; extensively illustrated, including a folding panorama of the town in 1880. Scarce South Australian local history title.

  • # 26907

    Hong Kong Vicitors' Guide

    Two Hong Kong visitors’ guides from 1963

    Gourmets’ delight & entertainment. Hong Kong Vicitors’ Guide 2. Dated March 16, 1963. Narrow octavo, tourist brochure, single sheet, folded, pp. [16], illustrated. Sightseeing. Guided tours and on your own. Hong Kong Vicitors’ Guide 4. Dated March 16, 1963. Narrow octavo, tourist brochure, single sheet, folded, pp. [16], illustrated. Hong Kong tourism in the sixties.