Australian colonies in 1896

three letters addressed to an investor in Australian securities, describing the country and its resources, population, public works, and finances, with remarks on federation, the funding of Australian public debts, emigration, etc. by Edward Augustus Petherick

Publisher: Effingham Wilson in London

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  • Australia -- Economic conditions.,
  • Great Britain -- Colonies -- Australia.

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Statementby Edward A. Petherick.
The Physical Object
Pagination56p. ;
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20924746M

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