Preliminary Report on a Plan for the Development of the Australian Capital Territory & Jervis Bay in Relation to the Surrounding Region

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    First Edition.

    34cm x 23.5cm. [ii], 5, [3] leaves (printed recto only), 5 folding colour maps, 2 leaf typescript letter (printed recto only) laid in. Post binding.

    Preliminary report into the construction of a railway linking Yass, Canberra, and Jervis Bay with plans to develop Jervis Bay into a major port and Canberra as a hub of economic and industrial activity. Includes 5 folding maps and a copy of a type script letter from H. C. Coombs, at the time, Director-General of the Department of Post-war Reconstruction, outlining matters affecting the future of the Australian Capital Territory.

    Ex-Bureau of Agricultural Economics Library, stamp and markings. Creasing and closed tear to top edge of title page. Laid in letter tanned with chipping to edges. Maps are clean and bright with some minor misfolding. Very Good Condition.