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WORKS ON EMIGRATION,
RECENTLY PUBLISHED BY
SMITH, ELDER AND CO.,
In Demy 8vo. with a Map and Plates. Fourth Edition, price 3s. cloth.
AN ACCOUNT OF THE SETTLEMENTS OF
THE NEW ZEALAND COMPANY,
From Personal Observations during a residence there. By the HON. HENRY WILLIAM PETRE.
"This is a valuable contribution to our sources of information respecting New Zealand, and the best proof of the Author's very favourable opinion of the country, is his making immediate arrangements to return there as a Colonist."
An Edition in smaller type, without the Map, has been printed for the accommodation of Emigrants; price One Shilling.
Recently published in Foolscap 8vo. with a Map and Outline Chart.
Fourth Edition. Price 2s. sewed.
INFORMATION RELATIVE TO NEW ZEALAND,
Compiled for the Use of Colonists.
By JOHN WARD, Esq. Secretary to the New Zealand Company.
Also by the same Author. Price 2s. sewed.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION RELATIVE TO
Comprising Dispatches and Journals of the Company's Officers in New Zealand, with Descriptions of the Natives, the State of Society, and the Agricultural and Commercial capabilities of the Country.
Just Published in Demy 8vo. Price 1s. sewed.
HOW TO COLONIZE.
The Interest of the Country, and the Duty of the Government.
By ROSS D. MANGLES, Esq. M.P.
In Demy 8vo. Price 3s. 6d. sewed.
NEW ZEALAND DESCRIBED.
A Series of Letters to the Right Hon. Earl Durham, late Governor of the New Zealand Land Company, &c &c on the Colonization of that Island, and on the Present Condition and Prospects of its Native Inhabitants. By JOHN DUNMORE LANG, D.D., Principal of the Australian College, and Senior Minister of the Church of Scotland in New South Wales.
"To persons who may have formed an idea of betaking themselves to this new asylum, we earnestly recommend Dr. Lang's Book, a seasonable, authentic, and highly useful pamphlet."---Times.
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WORKS ON NEW ZEALAND
Recently published in Demy 8vo. Price 2s. sewed.
THE CLIMATE AND
CAPABILITIES OF NEW ZEALAND,
Observations on the Climate of New Zealand, particularly with reference to its superior Sanative or Healthy Character, and its Congenial and Remedial effects on the English Constitution, with, a general Account of the Island, its Animal and Vegetable Productions, its Agricultural Resources, and its Commercial Capabilities as a Residence for British Emigrants and Capitalists.
By WILLIAM SWAINSON, Esq.
"This is a clear and faithful resume of every thing relating to the climate of New Zealand, especially in reference to its influence on the Health of Europeans."
Now ready, in Post 8vo. with Maps and Plates. Price 8s. cloth,
NEW ZEALAND, SOUTH AUSTRALIA, AND
NEW SOUTH WALES.
A Record of Recent Travels in these Colonies, with especial reference to Emigration, and the Advantageous employment of Labour and Capital. By R. G. JAMESON, Esq. Surgeon Superintendant of Emigrants to Australia, &c.
"One of the most intelligent accounts of New Zealand and Australia that has yet appeared."---Colonial Gazette.
"Those persons who intend to settle in either of the places which Mr. Jameson treats of, will certainly be made familiar through the medium of his book with many things which they might otherwise only acquire at the expense of a long and dearly bought experience."---Globe.
Small 8vo. Price Is. stitched.
THE PRESENT STATE, RESOURCES, AND PROSPECTS OF NEW ZEALAND.
BY EDWARD CAMPBELL.
"This is the best Tract that has yet appeared concerning these Settlements; it is short yet full of information, and written with the strictest impartiality. His picture of the Natives is extremely accurate and valuable."---Atlas.
In Demy 8vo. with Plate. Price 6d,
THE SETTLEMENT OF NEW PLYMOUTH,
In New Zealand, from the testimony of Eye-witnesses. Together with the Terms of Purchase for Lands---Regulations for Labouring Emigrants, &c. &c. Compiled under the direction of the West of England Board of the New Zealand Company.
"This is a faithful Picture of New Plymouth from the testimony of eyewitnesses who could have no interest in misstating, many of them being Emigrants of the labouring class; we therefore confidently recommend this useful work to the notice of the public."
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PUBLISHED BY SMITH, ELDER AND CO.
Published under the Patronage of the Aborigines Protection Society. 8vo. Price 1s.
NEW ZEALAND AND ITS NATIVE POPULATION.
BY ERNEST DIEFFENBACH, M, D. Naturalist to the New Zealand Company.
On a Large Royal Sheet. Price One Shilling. (With a View of Lambton Harbour and Wellington.)
THE NEW ZEALAND ALMANACK
Containing, with the usual contents of an Ephemeris, complete Lists of the Directors, Officers and Agents, &c. of the New Zealand Company---Of the various Government Officers and Appointments in the Colony. A Summary of Regulations for Emigrants. The Terms of Purchasing Lands. Statements of Wages, Gardener's and Farmer's Calendar, &c. &c.
Just published, price 3s. plain, & 5s. coloured, with a descriptive Key,
A LARGE VIEW OF
LAMBTON HARBOUR IN PORT NICHOLSON,
New Zealand, comprehending the Water Frontage of THE TOWN OF WELLINGTON; beautifully executed in Tinted Lithography, from the Original Drawing by C. HEAPHY, Draughtsman to the New Zealand Company.
On a large Imperial Folio sheet. Price 5s. coloured.
A COMPLETE PLAN OF
THE TOWN OF WELLINGTON,
The First and Principal Settlement of the New Zealand Company. By Captain W. Smith, Surveyor-General.
"This is one of the most beautifully executed Plans of a Town we have ever seen, exhibiting the natural features of the surface, such as Hill and Dale. Every Town-Acre is marked with a double set of Figures shewing the original numbers in the Surveyor-General's Plan, and also the positions of the respective Allotments, selected in the order of choice as drawn at the ballot in England, by which Proprietors of Land in this favoured spot may see at a glance the exact position of their respective Locations, and also that of their friends.
"The extent of Land around the Town, reserved for Parks and Public purposes, with the Native and Church Reserves, are also distinguished."
Just published, price 1s. 6d. in sheet; and 2s. 6d. in case, coloured,
A MAP OF NEW ZEALAND.
A complete Map of the Islands of New Zealand, brought down to the Present Time, from the Government and other recent Surveys, and including the various Settlements of the New Zealand Company; engraved from the large Map of New Zealand. By J. ARROWSMITH.
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WORKS ON NEW ZEALAND, AND AUSTRALIA
Just Published in Imperial folio. Price 3s.
A COMPREHENSIVE PLAN OF
THE HARBOUR OF PORT NICHOLSON,
With its various Bays, Islands, and Soundings, shewing also the relative positions of the Town and Country Sections for several miles round the Town of Wellington, and distinguishing the Rivers and state of the Soil, &c throughout the respective districts.
By W. M. SMITH, Surveyor-General.
"This is truly a comprehensive and highly interesting Map, and beautifully executed. The whole of the Allotments in this valuable and extensive tract of country are clearly pointed out and distinguished by Numbers which at once shew the Estates of the various proprietors."
Just published, price 5s. coloured.
A LARGE PANORAMIC VIEW OP THE
NEW PLYMOUTH SETTLEMENT
In the District of Taranake, New Zealand, taken from the Anchorage Bay, shewing the range of the Houses recently Built by the Natives in anticipation of the Arrival of Emigrants.---From a Drawing taken on board the "Brougham," by Geo. DUPPA, Esq.
Price 3s. plain and 5s. coloured.
A LARGE VIEW OF MOUNT EGMONT;
Taken from the North Shore of Cook's Straits, New Zealand; the foreground shewing the Natives burning off Wood for Potato Grounds. Executed in the highest style of Tinted Lithography by T. Allom, from a Drawing by CHARLES HEAPHY.
Now Ready in Post 8vo. Price Is. sewed.
THE COLONIZATION OF NEW ZEALAND,
TRANLATED FROM THE GERMAN OF
In One Volume, demy 8vo., with a New Map, price 15s. cloth.
THE HISTORY OF THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS,
With a Description of its Soil, Climate, General Resources, &c.
By N. DORAN MAILLARD, Esq.
"A picture of Texas and the Texans, which is no doubt a faithful one."
New Monthly Magazine.
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PUBLISHED BY SMITH, ELDER AND CO.
PLAIN TRUTHS TOLD BY A TRAVELLER,
REGARDING OUR VARIOUS
SETTLEMENTS IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND;
Shewing things as they really are and as they ought to be,
Particularly in Sydney, Perth, Paramatta, Freemantle, the Swan River, the. Canning, the Murray, the Darling, King George's Sound, and in Van Diemen's Land.
The whole drawn up for the guidance of Emigrants to these Settlements. By J. PITTS JOHNSON, Esq.
Post 8vo. Price 2s. 6d. sewed.
THE RESOURCES OF AUSTRALIA,
THE PROSPECTS OF THE NEW SETTLEMENTS.
Comprising information essential to Emigrants; being the result of fourteen years' experienced an Australian Colonist.
"This work is worthy of attentive perusal; in all matters of fact it bears the stamp of fidelity."---Westminster Review.
Post 8vo. Price 2s. 6d. sewed.
RECENT INFORMATION RESPECTING
PORT PHILLIP AND AUSTRALIA FELIX.
Including the History, Geography, and Natural Resources of this fine Territory, and Valuable Advice to Emigrants.
By the Editor of the Port Phillip Gazette, Melbourne.
Second Edition, 2 vols. 8vo. Price 28s.
Illustrated with a large Map of Australia, by Arrowsmith; Charts, Fossils, Landscapes, and beautifully-coloured Plates of Birds, &c.
A NARRATIVE OF
TWO EXPEDITIONS INTO THE INTERIOR OF AUSTRALIA,
Undertaken by Captain Charles Sturt, of the 30th Regiment, by order of the Colonial Government, to ascertain the Nature of the Country to the West and North-west of the Colony of New South Wales.
"We heartily recommend these volumes to public notice. They are full of interest, well and modestly written, carefully illustrated, and, on the whole, make us better acquainted with the interior of Australia and its native tribes than any other work we have hitherto met with."---Athenaeum
Just published in Demy 8vo. Price 4s.
A TREATISE ON SHEEP,
Addressed to the Flock-masters of Australia, New Zealand, and Southern Africa, showing the means by which the Wool of these Colonies may be improved, and suggesting ideas for the introduction of other Lanigerous Animals, suited to the climate, and calculated to add to their Agricultural Resources.
By THOMAS SOUTHEY, Wool Broker.
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In One Vol. Demy 8vo. price 14s. boards.
THE PRESENT STATE OF AUSTRALIA :
A DESCRIPTION OF THE COUNTRY;
Its Advantages and Prospects with reference to Emigration; And a particular Account of the Manners, Customs, and Condition of its Aboriginal Inhabitants.
By ROBERT DAWSON, Esq.
Late Chief Agent of the Australian Agricultural Company.
"The work before us is an important work on a very important question. The author's advice to emigrants ought to be read by every one contemplating a trip to a remote colony, from whence they may not have the power easily to retreat. The most valuable portion of Mr. Dawson's volume is unquestionably the mass of practical information it affords to all persons contemplating emigration."---New Monthly Magazine.
Price 4s. boards. A COMPLETE ACCOUNT OF VAN DIEMEN'S LAND;
Giving a General History of the Colony, its Commerce, Agriculture, Inhabitants, State of Society, Public Institutions, Schools, &c. Presenting the utmost possible Information regarding the Colony, with the most judicious and valuable Advice to Emigrants.
By the Author of the VAN DIEMEN'S LAND ALMANACK.
Foolscap 800. price 3s. bound in cloth.
THE JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE FROM CALCUTTA,
THROUGH THE STRAITS OF SUNDA TO VAN DIEMEN'S LAND;
Comprising a Description of that Colony during a Six Months' Residence. From Original Letters, selected by Mrs. A. PRINSEP. Illustrated by a Map.
" The most important part of the work is the account of the fast-rising colony of Van Diemen's Land. It has almost made us feel inclined to go out and settle there. The whole work affords very pleasant reading."---Metropolitan.
Small 8vo. price 2s. sewed.
THE CONDITION AND CAPABILITIES OF VAN DIEMEN'S LAND,
AS A PLACE OF EMIGRATION;
Being the Practical Experience of nearly Ten Years' Residence in that Colony.
By JOHN DIXON.
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PUBLISHED BY SMITH, ELDER AND CO.
Third Edition, 12mo. price 1s. 6d.
USEFUL HINTS RELATING TO EMIGRANTS AND EMIGRATION;
Embracing Observations and Facts intended to display the real advantages of New South Wales as a sphere for the successful exercise of Industry; and to supply such Information as may be found useful in leading the Emigrant to run the least possible risk of failure before turning his Industry or Capital to profitable account.
By the Rev. HENRY CARMICHAEL, A.M. Resident in Sydney.
Price Is. 6d. in a sheet, and 2s. 6d. in, case, coloured,
MAP OF AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND,
WITH THE ADJACENT ISLANDS,
Brought down to the present period. By JOHN ARROWSMITH.
In Two large Volumes 8vo. Price 26s. cloth,
A COMPREHENSIVE HISTORY OF THE
THROUGHOUT THE WORLD,
From the earliest Records to the present Period, comprising the Woollen and Worsted Manufactures, and the Natural and Commercial History of Sheep, with the various Breeds, and modes of Management in different Countries.
By JAMES BISCHOFF, Esq.
Third Edition, Post 8vo. Price 4s. boards.
JOURNAL OF A RECENT VISIT TO
THE VINEYARDS OF SPAIN AND FRANCE;
Forming a Guide to the Profitable Culture of the Vine in New South Wales; and to the manufacture of the various Wines of Australia and New Zealand to rival those of France, Spain, and Portugal: also, Directions for the successful culture of the Olive; with useful remarks on the preparation of Raisins, Figs, Almonds, and other Dried Fruits, with an estimate of their Profits as articles of Merchandise. Compiled for the use of the Australian and New Zealand Farmer and Emigrant.
By JAMES BUSBY, Esq. of New South Wales.
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WORKS FOR EMIGRANTS TO CANADA, ETC.
Demy 8vo. sewed, with a Map. Price 1s.
A STATEMENT OF THE SATISFACTORY RESULTS WHICH HAVE
EMIGRATION TO UPPER CANADA;
Containing important information, communicated by respectable
Residents in the various Townships of the Province.
Third Edition, with Additional Information up to 1842.
"A most able and interesting publication, to which we should direct the attention of all who wish for correct information as to the real state of things in Canada."--- Morning Chronicle.
Second Edition, Demy 8vo. Price 3s. boards.
A DESCRIPTIVE AND STATISTICAL ACCOUNT OF CANADA.
By THOMAS ROLPH, Esq. Ancaster, Canada.
This Work contains upwards of 330 pages of highly interesting information for the guidance of Emigrants.
Price 1s. 6d.
THE EMIGRANT AND TRAVELLERS GUIDE TO AND THROUGH CANADA,
By way of the River St. Lawrence, as well as by way of the United States; with some friendly Advice on Embarkation; the detailed Cost of Travelling on each Route, and other useful Information to Settlers. By JOHN MURRAY.
"This will be found a useful unpretending little volume. Mr. Murray has himself seen the country he describes; and speaks of expenses, routes, wages, distances, &c. from actual experience."---Sun.
In Demy 8vo. with 45 Botanical Plates. Price 21s. cloth.
THE TROPICAL AGRICULTURIST,
A Practical Treatise on the Cultivation and Management of various Productions suited to Tropical Climates, and capable of advantageous production in our Colonies, &c.
By GEORGE RICHARDSON PORTER,
BY THE SAME AUTHOR,
THE NATURE AND PROPERTIES OF THE SUGAR CANE;
With Practical Directions for the Improvement of its Culture, and the Manufacture of its Products. The Second Edition. With Plates, 8vo. cloth.
"These two valuable volumes open to Colonial Residents such a mine of hitherto concealed wealth, that every Proprietor, Emigrant, or person interested in the success of an Emigrant Friend ought to procure a Copy of each as their surest guide to fortune."
SMITH, ELDER AND CO., CORNHILL, LONDON.