Mineral Map and General Statistics of New South Wales, Australia. Map in self wrapper. Australia, New South Wales.

Mineral Map and General Statistics of New South Wales, Australia. Map in self wrapper.

Sydney: Thomas Richards, Government Printer, 1876. Map in original printed wrappers, the map printed with 8 different colors indicating the minerals found in New South Wales and a table at the top "Proclaimed Gold Fields". Printed facts on New South Wales for an American market (possibly issued for the Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia), and printed on the verso of each fold of the map are statistics on NSW starting with "advantages of NSW as a home for the emigrant".

Folding map in original wrappers, engraved by G. W. Sharp, compiled and drawn by J. Tayler. The map in very good condition, with a very small chip at lower left corner. On the inside cover printed information concerning rail ways, telegraphs, banks, live stock, coal, diamonds, lead & silver, kerosene shale, iron ore, tin, gold fields, copper, land, crops, and wages. The wrappers only a bit water marked; front wrapper chipped at spine. The map, unfolded, 18 1/2 x 15 3/4". F13171a. OCLC: 221603221. Trove 3586681. Good + overall. Item #21192

Price: $225.00

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