Tasmania, The Jewel of the Commonwealth, An Illustrated Account of the Island State of Tasmania, its Natural Resources and Advantages, its Activities and Enterprises, and the Opportunities it Affords, thanks to the wonderful Hydro-Electric System, for the establishment of Secondary Industries
Melbourne: Printed and Published by the Mining Standard for the Tasmanian Government, 1937.
First Edition. Softcover. Good. 8.5 x 10.5 inches. 148 pp, with b/w illustrations, maps, and ads. A scarce promotional work, with text offering descriptive and statistical information on tourist attractions, hydro-electric development, mining, timber resources, agriculture (fruit, sheep, hops, dairy, honey, tobacco), shipping and ports, fisheries, shipbuilding and whaling, railways and scenery, recreational opportunities, etc. Spine has been covered with clear tape, which extends about two inches onto each cover, and covers are somewhat edgeworn. Binding is sound and text clean.