4to, IV, 159pp. Silver hardcover with photo illustrated d/w, both in excellent condition now protected by clear archival covering, text is in pristine condition on highest quality glossy paper. This book traces the evolution of Sydney through its architecture and planning from its humble beginnings to the lively metropolis of today. Excellent detailed text accompanies the old and more current photographic illustrations in both colour and b/w. A French publication with an interesting European slant to the normal evaluation of this famous city.