Old Cape Farmsteads (Signed and Inscribed) – Walton, James

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The author traces the possible origins of Cape rural architecture and outlines its development during the first 200 years of European settlement. Includes aspects of Cape rural vernacular architecture such as longhouses, corbelled buildings and buildings of the Karoo sheep farmer and wine cellars. Ranging from ornate manor houses to ‘wolwehokke’ and soap houses. Approx 280 b&w photographs and illustrations. Many historic photographs are by Arthur Elliott and drawings by Alys Fane Trotter, Johann C Friderici, J Mulder and E V Stade are reproduced. Remnants of clear cellotape on the end papers. 147 Pages. Contents clean and binding firm. 1st Edition. Condition: Good. Dust jacket: Fair. Edge-wear to extremities. Some light foxing to the verso. Some abrasions. 1cm closed tear to lower front fold. Binding: Hardcover. Some edge-wear to header and footer of spine and corners.

Publisher: Human & Rousseau (Pty) Ltd
Date Published: 1989
Publication Place: Cape Town
First Edition: Yes
Signed: Yes
Condition: Good.
Binding: Hardcover. Some edge-wear to header and footer of spine and corners.
Has Dust Jacket: Yes
Jacket Condition: Fair. Edge-wear to extremities. Some light foxing to the verso. Some abrasions. 1cm closed tear to lower front fold. Sunning to spine.

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Weight 1200 g