Item #16617 To Australia via Java by the K.P.M. Koninklijke Paketvaart Maatschappi.
To Australia via Java by the K.P.M.

To Australia via Java by the K.P.M.

[Sydney, Australia]: K.P.M., ca. 1919. 1st. First Edition. (7 1/4" x 9 3/4"). 62 pp. With numerous illustrations from photographs; many color maps, including folding map of the Netherlands East Indies (now Indonesia). Illustrated title page signed (in the print) J.H. Pateman and dated '19 (assuming this is 1919). Original color pictorial wrappers. Rare guide to Australia, Indonesia and the surrounding seas. Light general wear & age toning else a near fine copy of a scarce title. OCLC/WorldCat lists only two copies, at the National Library of Australia and the State Library of New South Wales. Item #16617

K.P.M. stands for Koninklijke Paketvaart Maatschappij, or the Royal Packet Navigation Company, at the time known as one of the best and most important shipping companies in Eastern waters. Offered here is an early travel guide providing the tourist with useful information including railway maps, timetables & fares; passenger ships with plans, rates, & distances; historic sites; hotels; shops; clubs; activities; and much more.

Price: $450.00

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