Sydney: New South Wales Intelligence Dept, 1907. First printing. Ephemera. A pamphlet promoting agriculture in New South Wales. The map shows colored zones for dairying and intense cultivation, mixed farming with some dairying, wheat and sheep, artesian areas. Uncolored areas are delineated as "Pastoral with Cultivation within Irrigation Areas." With small inset of Australia and NSW highlighted.
On the verso is explanatory text outlining the agricultural potential to sustain primary industries and then promoting increased immigration and tourism, including fares and regulations for assisted passages, climate, cost of living. This pamphlet features a tinted picture of Martin Place "The Soil of New South Wales is rich in Potential Wealth" "Lumps of Gold await the sturdy Settler who brings a fair measure of Application, Pluck, and Perseverance..."
22 1/2 x 17 1/2" folds to 8 3/4 x 3 3/4", Libraries Australia ID 44011705. Very good condition. Item #28031