Catalog Archive
Auction 173, Lot 444


"N.S.W. Motorists' Road Guide Extending Also to Melbourne and Brisbane...",

Subject: Australia

Period: 1927 (published)


Color: Printed Color

5.3 x 8.7 inches
13.5 x 22.1 cm
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This is the third edition of H.E.C. Robinson Limited's guide through New South Wales for motorists, published in Canberra. It divides the region into 70 section maps, the majority of which are on a scale of 8 miles to an inch, with red bands indicating "roads usually used for motor traffic." In addition to the maps, there are 141 pages of text, including indices and route descriptions. Hardbound with illustrated covers and red cloth spine.


Condition: B+

Maps are good with minor to light offsetting. Text block is a little loose. Covers have moderate shelf wear and light soiling, with chipped edges and corners.

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $210

Closed on 6/5/2019