Architecture in Natal :1824 to 1893 – Brian Kearney

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Among all the British colonies none had a finer architecture than Natal says Dr R B Lewcock in his foreword to this historical survey of architectniques in Natal and he goes on to claim that this “serves as an excellent microcosm of conditions and achievements in the whole Victorian empire.
Brian Kearney has thoroughly exploited this rich material in fine historical essay supported by many hundreds of unique illustrations. What is known as early settler homes is followed by an account of the houses and public buildings of the early colonial period: wattle and daub walls, grass thatch, clay and cow-dung floors, hipped roofs and verandas.
First Published in 1973. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis. A.A. Balkema, Cape Town.(4to) Fine in fine dust jacket. 255pp. Map, illustrations, photographs, bibliography, index. Locale: Natal; South Africa. A fine copy Tight and super clean

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SKU: 9780869610251 Category: Title: Architecture in Natal :1824 to 1893
Author: Brian Kearney
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Year: 1972
ISBN10: 0869610252
ISBN13: 9780869610251
Condition: Very Good
Format: Hardcover
Inventory No: 756

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Among all the British colonies none had a finer architecture than Natal says Dr R B Lewcock in his foreword to this historical survey of architectniques in Natal and he goes on to claim that this “serves as an excellent microcosm of conditions and achievements in the whole Victorian empire.
Brian Kearney has thoroughly exploited this rich material in fine historical essay supported by many hundreds of unique illustrations. What is known as early settler homes is followed by an account of the houses and public buildings of the early colonial period: wattle and daub walls, grass thatch, clay and cow-dung floors, hipped roofs and verandas.
First Published in 1973. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis. A.A. Balkema, Cape Town.(4to) Fine in fine dust jacket. 255pp. Map, illustrations, photographs, bibliography, index. Locale: Natal; South Africa. A fine copy Tight and super clean

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Dimensions 28 × 20.3 × 3 cm

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