Sydney. 1876. Color map, 15 1/2 x 18 1/2 inches. Folded into original printed wrappers. Ink signature and ownership stamp on front wrapper, wrappers separated at seam. The map is very nice, with some foxing but no tears at folds. Item #WRCAM7086
The map, engraved by G.W. Sharp, is shaded with seven colors representing various minerals in New South Wales. On the verso of each panel are printed statistics for telegraphs, railways, livestock, banks, exports, minerals, etc., for 1874-75, as well as an article entitled "Advantages of New South Wales as a Home for the Emigrant." This is the first edition, others issued later. FERGUSON 13171a.