Chambers's Information for the People, Number 20, Emigration to Van Diemen's Land and New Zealand.
Edinburgh: William and Robert Chambers, 1841. Monthly issue. Comparing Van Diemen's Land to Australia, the article states: "In Van Diemen's Land, on the other hand, there is less scope for large sheep-farms than in Australia, and from the badness of the roads and deficiency of laborers, there is even at present little scope for agriculture. But then, Van Diemen's Land is more pleasant..." Disbound article on emigration to Australia, pp 305 - 320, with map of Van Diemen's Land. With subheadings titled: Van Diemen's Land, Geographical Position and General History, Division- Districts & c., Climate, Soil, Natural Productions, & c., Government, Passage, Suitable Occupations; New Zealand, Climate, Soil and Productions - Natives, History of the Colonization of New Zealand. Pages bright and clean, very good. Item #14070