San Marino, California: 1930. Ephemera. Travel brochure with striking b&w illustration of Aborigine holding a spear, against a bright orange background. With a double spread of captioned images of Aborigines, with white man in pith helmet at center (Col. Bailey most likely). The captions read "Three old men of Arunta Tribe", "Bark Gunyah, or aborigine shelter", "Aborigines of Central Australia" and "Making fire with sticks of wood". Photographic illustrations include kangaroos, Australian bush scenes, the emu, Sydney harbor, and large sea turtles. Advertising 'Col. Edward P. Bailey Expeditions and Tours. Personally conducted, or individual tours to the Antipodes'.
Bailey's mailing address was San Marino, California though he was Australian and an active member of the Explorers Club, New York. 8 concertina panels, folding up to 4 x 9 1/4", orange and black printed covers, b&w photo illustrations throughout. Sml closed tear at upper right through all folds, not affecting images. Very clean. Trove 53342808. Very good overall. Item #22561