Australia Calls You. The Continent of Opportunity! Percy Trompf, Australia, Travel brochure.
Australia Calls You. The Continent of Opportunity!
Australia Calls You. The Continent of Opportunity!

Australia Calls You. The Continent of Opportunity!

Sydney: Bloxham & Chambers, 1928. Pamphlet. Travel guide, the covers illustrated by Australian poster artist Percy Trompf, the images "Twelve Thousand Miles of Golden Beaches"; "Settler, Investor, Tourist!" and "The Continent of Opportunity!". This brochure was compiled and issued jointly by the Australian Railways Commissioners, ten years after the completion of the Trans-Australian Railway, which linked Western Australia with the rest of the continent. The line started in Kalgoorlie, ran to Port Augusta, a distance of 1,051 miles, and then joined the railways of South Australia & the eastern states. With color illustrated wrappers signed "Trompf". 8vo, 35pp, b&w illustrations throughout. Back wrapper a bit marked. Very good overall. Item #26604

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