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The colony of Western Australia : a manual for emigrants to that settlement or its dependencies : comprising its discovery, settlement, Aborigines, land-regulations, principles of colonial emigration, statistical, financial, and agricultural reports, also instructions and hints to settlers, directions for the anchorages, &c., with the most correct map extant / by Nathaniel Ogle. With an appendix containing the governor's commission, land-regulations, a list of the names of the proprietors, their original grants and number of acres, tenures, conditions, transfers, &c., taken from official documents
Bib ID 2613140
Format BookBook
Author
Ogle, Nathaniel
 
Description London : James Fraser, 1839 
xii, 298, lxiv pages, [4] folded leaves of plates : 4 illustrations, 1 map ; 24 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK1496.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK2566.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK3044.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK3889.

Notes

Illustrated by C.D. Wittenoom.

One folded map in front pocket.

Spine title varies.

National Library of Australia's FC F2819 (FC1) copy and the Petherick collection copy held at FRM F281 are both bound in embossed dark green cloth and have the appropriate hand coloured John Arrowsmith map dated 1939 of "The colony of Western Australia in a pocket built into the front cover.

National Library of Australia's FC F2819 (FC2) copy bound in embossed black cloth and has the illustrations bound in after the appendix. The folded map bound at the front of this copy is not the original accompanying map but instead depicts "Western Australia containing the settlements of Swan River, the proposed colony of Australind, and King George's Sound from recent surveys sent to the Colonial Office" and "Van Diemen Island"; map published by Baldwin & Cradock, London, 1833.

National Library of Australia's Parliamentary copy held at FRM F281 bound in embossed dark green cloth and lacks the accompanying map.

National Library of Australia's NK1496 copy bound in embossed dark green cloth. The hand coloured, folded map bound at the front of this copy is is not the original accompanying map but instead depicts "Australia with the British settlements" and includes insets with details of Swan River, New South Wales and Van Diemans Land.

National Library of Australia's NK2566 copy bound in embossed black cloth and lacks accompanying map.

National Library of Australia's NK3044 copy bound in embossed dark green cloth. The hand coloured, folded map bound at the front of this copy is not the original accompanying map but instead depicts "New South Wales"; map published by W. Tegg, London.

National Library of Australia's NK3889 copy half bound in brown leather with marbled boards and lacks accompanying map.

National Library of Australia's Robinson 236 copy bound in green cloth and lacks accompanying map.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 2819

Subjects Western Australia -- Description and travel -- To 1850.  |  Western Australia -- Emigration and immigration.
Other authors/contributors Wittenoom, C. D

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