Emigration; Considered Chiefly in Reference to the Practicability and Expediency of Importing and of Settling Throughout the Territory of New South Wales, A Numerous, Industrious and Virtuous Agricultural Population; Being A Lecture, Delivered in the Temporary Hall of the Australian College Sydney, 9th May, 1833.
Sydney. Printed by E.S. Hall. 1833. 1833. Soft cover. 12mo, 20.5cm, 18p., original plain blue wraps, upper cover chipped along fore edge, some expert repairs along the gutter edge, string tied, else a fine copy (n12) Fergusson 1667. - An early Australian emigration guide and an early Sydney imprint. John Dunmore Lang (1799-1878), a Scottish Presbyterian minister, emigrated to New South Wales in 1823 and formed the Scots Church in Sydney. He was a prolific writer on Australia and a major advocate of encouraging immigration from Britain. ". His continual theme. in books, pamphlets, lectures, and newspaper articles was that the grinding poverty of Britain could be relieved by the boundless opportunities in Australia". ODNB. Item #26804