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New Holland: its colonisation, productions & resources, with observations on the relations subsisting with Great Britain
London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1843. Octavo, pp. x, 312; fine in modern half calf, the Ingleton copy with his bookplate. First edition of a critical examination of emigration to Australia, and the ongoing relations between Britain and her colonies.The author is critical of the colonisation schemes of South Australia and Swan River, claiming that settlers are deceived by inflated promises of future prosperity in Australia. The harsh reality of their experience forms much of this book, derived from firsthand observation.
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