|Published||Brockhaus Konversations-Lexikon, 14. Aufl. F.A. Brockhaus' Geogr.-artist. Anstalt, Leipzig. Jan, 1912|
|Dimensions||225 x 145 mm|
A pair of German maps of Sydney, Australia, printed one above the other, showing the environsof Sydney from Manly to Maroubra as well as a street plan of the city, from the 1912 edition of Brockhaus' Konversations-Lexikon. The overview map(Ubersichtkarte) shows the extent of the City's development at the beginning of the twentieth century, with built-up areas marked in pink. Sydney's centre is marked in red, and railway lines are shown. The street plan below covers Port Jackson and Darling Harbour, Woolloomooloo, Surry Hills, and Pyrmont. The University can be seen in the bottom right corner.
Friedrich Arnold Brockhaus (1772-1823) was a German publisher, printer, and editor, famous principally for his Konversations-Lexikon, which continued to be revised and printed until 2009. After his death, the publishing house that bore his name passed to his sons, Friedrich and Heinrich.
Condition: Minor time toning to edges of sheet. Four column index on verso.