Item #18279 Springtime in Western Australia. Western Australia, Travel Brochure.
Springtime in Western Australia.

Springtime in Western Australia.

Perth: Government Tourist Bureau, 1940. The glorious cover illustration after the famous travel poster image of a young girl in a yellow dress carrying a bunch of wildflowers by Percival Trompf. Contents include: Spring Glory of Bushland and Hills; Perth's Spring Mantle (with photographs of St. George's Terrace, Forrest Place and University of Western Australia, among others); Hikers to the Hills; Bushland Beckons; Nature's Loveliest Sanctuaries (including photos of Bunbury and Albany); Jarrah and Karri Forests; the Swan River; Ocean Beaches; Spring Motoring (the Darling Ranges, the Kalgan River); Caves (Crystal Cave at Yanchep, Lake Cave at Margaret River). Tourist brochure, with color illustration of smiling young girl holding bouquet of flowers with blue sky behind at front cover, with title in black and white below.

Large 8vo, 6 3/4 x 9 1/4", unpaginated, 27 pages. B&w photographs, two color plates: "Blue Leschenaultia and White Spider Orchid", and "Kangaroo Paws" reproduced from paintings by Emily Pelloe. Map inside rear cover with location of the West Australian Government Tourist Bureau in Perth. Trove 5381339 locates 6 copies. Fine. Item #18279


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