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Cape Dutch Houses and Farms

£21.99

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The elements of Cape Dutch Architecture are described; and gables are classified and houses dated, simply but accurately. There si a thumbnail sketch of the early history of the Cape as affecting the form its Architecture was to take: there are notes on known architects and anonymous Malay craftsmen, on the Huguenot and the lesser-known German immigrations, on great building families and on the meaning of farm names, on Historical Figures and picturesque nonentities. Over 200 old house are described in the text. The last chapter is devoted to the little-known role of Cecil John Rhodes in the rescue of the Cape Dutch style from oblivion and of a whole string of Cape Dutch houses from decay.

Illustrated by 80 plates, a number of line-drawings and ground-plans, and 12 specially prepared road maps.

Published 1964.

The dust jacket has some tears. The internal pages are lightly tanned at the edges, but the binding is tight.

Item details

Author(s):
de Bosdari, C
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
Second
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
207
Publisher:
AA Balkema
Title:
Cape Dutch Houses and Farms

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The elements of Cape Dutch Architecture are described; and gables are classified and houses dated, simply but accurately. There si a thumbnail sketch of the early history of the Cape as affecting the form its Architecture was to take: there are notes on known architects and anonymous Malay craftsmen, on the Huguenot and the lesser-known German immigrations, on great building families and on the meaning of farm names, on Historical Figures and picturesque nonentities. Over 200 old house are described in the text. The last chapter is devoted to the little-known role of Cecil John Rhodes in the rescue of the Cape Dutch style from oblivion and of a whole string of Cape Dutch houses from decay.

Illustrated by 80 plates, a number of line-drawings and ground-plans, and 12 specially prepared road maps.

Published 1964.

The dust jacket has some tears. The internal pages are lightly tanned at the edges, but the binding is tight.

Author(s):
de Bosdari, C
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
Second
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
207
Publisher:
AA Balkema
Title:
Cape Dutch Houses and Farms

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