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Historic Buildings of Australia: Volume Five; Historic Places of Australia Volume One

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Title:Historic Buildings of Australia: Volume Five; Historic Places of Australia Volume One
Price:AUD$30.80 (about USD$21.40)
Book ID:SB00-0107685
Publisher:Cassell Australia, Stanmore, New South Wales, 1978
Edition:First Edition
Illustrator:Photographic And Illustrations
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:Good
Cassell Australia, 1978, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Photographic And Illustrations

X, 11-304 pages, preface by The Honourable Mr Justice Sir John Moore, President, Australian Council of National Trusts, acknowledgements, introduction by Manning Clark, acknowledgements. Illustrated endpapers, showing Nicholson Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne in 1863, Illustrated title page showing a reproduction of Thomas Evans Chapman's watercolour "Richmond, Tasmania" painted in 1843. The text is illustrated with copious black-and-white photographs, the occasional colour photograph, black-and-white illustrations and maps of the various historic buildings within the text. Brown mottled coloured boards with silver titles to the backstrip. Colour photographic dustwrapper, showing on the front dustwrapper panel cottages in Derwent Street, Glebe and on the rear dustwrapper panel the lighthouse at Port fairy, Victoria. Black titles to the front panel and backstrip. " This volume is the fifth in the series ' Historic Buildings of Australia' published in conjunction with the Australian Council of National Trusts. It adds a new dimension to the published record of Australia's architectural heritage, based as it is on the concept of ' place': a Street, a suburb, the whole or part of a city or a country town, a port or a mining centre -- in the area that constitutes and historical architectural entity." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. 24 such places are described within this book. Minor rubbing to the backstrip edges and to the book corners. A hint of rubbing to the dustwrapper corners. The dustwrapper has French flaps. Size: Folio (over 12" tall ). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic And Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Architecture ; Photography; Local History -- Australia ; Australia; ISBN: 0726900109. ISBN/EAN: 9780726900105. Inventory No: 0107685.
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