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Title:Leaves of Iron: Glenn Murcutt: Pioneer of an Australian Architectural Form
Price:AUD$252.00 (about USD$176.50)
Item ID:SB00-0211431
Publisher:The Law Book Company Ltd, North Ryde, New South Wales, 1985
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Very Good
The Law Book Company Ltd, 1985, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First, Illustrated By: Photographic

148 pages, includes appendices (biographical chronology, chronological list of executed works and selected projects: 1969-84, awards, periodical and newspaper comments), bibliography, index. Colour illustrated dustjacket. The text is illustrated with monotone and colour photographs, and architectural drawings. The top edge of the text block has a suggestion of foxing, and the base edge of the boards at the spine is rubbed. in this book, Philip Drew has produced a work which in its sensitivity and understanding of Australian cultural needs, matches that of the architect who is the subject of the book. It is a fascinating and intelligent look at Murcutt's life and the influences that shaped him into the artist he is today. It is also a detailed and learned examination of Murcutt's planned and built work and the importance of that work to Australian architecture and culture in general: and finally it is a vehicle for Philip Drew's unique and highly readable and analysis of Australian art, literature, and history and their place in the world. Size: Square Quarto. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Architecture; ISBN: 045520392X. ISBN/EAN: 9780455203928. Inventory No: 0211431.
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