A Geographical Description of Australasia.
Book Id: 6805
Noble, Joseph, publ. A Geographical Description of Australasia, comprising New Holland, Van Dieman's Land, New South Wales, the Swan River Settlement, etc. Including a faithful account of the First Discoveries, being the Cheapest, Most Comprehensive and Eligible Emigrant's Guide to the New Settlement on the Swan River hitherto Published. Joseph Noble, Hull, UK 1830. 12mo, 74pp, folding map. Modern full leather, title on cover, light brown marking on title o/w vgc. 1st 35pp deal with the colony at the Swan River, now Perth, Western Australia. Rules & regulations are laid down by the Colonial Office, but more importantly it includes Thomas Peel's terms and conditions for emigrants choosing to settle his lands, including costs of passage & wages.