Mines and Mineral Statistics of New South Wales, 1875
Mines and Mineral Statistics of New South Wales, 1875. Sydney. 252pp. Includes maps in front and back pockets, ‘Sketch Map of New South Wales shewing the Localities of the Principal Minerals’, colour printed, 40 x 46.5cm (15.75 x 18.5 in) (See fuller description in Maps/Other Regions/ Australia). and ‘Map of NSW Coal Field’, B/W (56.5 x 44 (22.25 x 17.5 in), plus numerous foldout plans of specific collieries and vertical and horizontal sections and illustrations of works and outcrops. Includes ‘Remarks on the Sedimentary of NSW’ by WB Clarke, pp. 149-206, written in the first person with numerous references to his contemporaries in Australia and Britain. Green cloth and half bound matching leather half-bound covers with gilt lettering. Marbled endpapers incorporating map pockets. Slight wear to corners and top and base of spine, text clean and unfoxed. In good to very good condition.