Conquering the Desert. Conservation - Reclamation - Irrigation. A National Policy for Progressive People
Adelaide, W.K. Thomas & Co., Printers, 1907.
Large octavo, 37 pages plus advertisements on three panels of the wrappers.
Light green wrappers with the title page repeated within a border on the front cover; small light tidemark to the foot of the front cover and the first few leaves; a small rust-coloured stain affects the first half of the pamphlet (maximum size 20 × 15 mm on the front cover, gradually disappearing by the middle of the item); tiny top corner piece missing; light crease down the middle throughout, where once folded; minor silverfish damage to the bottom margin of one leaf; a very good copy.
Reprinted from 'The Register', 'The Adelaide Observer', and 'The Evening Journal'. 'With the Compliments of the Commissioner of Crown Lands of the State of South Australia' is printed at the head of the front cover.