Sydney and Melbourne: With Remarks on the Present State and Future Prospects of New South Wales, and Practical Advice to Emigrants of Various Classes: to which is Added a Summary of the Route Home by India, Egypt, &c

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Smith, Elder & Company, 1845 - 237 pages
 

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