Sydney: Australian National Travel Association, 1938. Wraps. Large photo book published for the New York World's Fair.
Full and half page photo illustrations of the many 'subtle charm[s] and character of Australia and to the life of the people who live in and mould it." Images of every Australian state & territory including sailing in Sydney, farms in Tasmania, Great Barrier Reef, koala, surfing, winter sports in the Australian Alps, cattleman's carnival, Blue Mountains, Rottnest Island, hiking, landscapes, droving, gold mining, aboriginals, animals, horse racing, Lamington National Park, Porongorups Mountains, timber hauling, etc. Two color images of oil paintings by Elioth Gruner, H. Septimus Power, George Lambert, Hans Heysen, James R. Jackson (slt. foxed).
9 5/8 x 13 7/8", 44pp, tan card covers, with title in red and black on front and gold embossed kangaroo. Primarily b&w illustrations. Some edgewear, slt crease front wrapper, 1" closed tear at bottom of front cover, corner ruffled. OCLC: 220425111 at 9 libraries. Otherwise very good condition. Item #27275