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Dr.Michael Keath

Herbert Baker, The South African Years

Architecture and Idealism, 1892-1913

Published: Ashanti,

Edition: 1st Edition

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Ashanti, part one-english upbringing , part two-cape colony, part three-transvaal, notes and references, glossary, select bibliography, index, 246 pages, profusely illustrated with colour photography & architectural plans and drawings, text from original sources with previously unpublished material, 235 x 305mm, condition: very good.

The book explores the 'Baker Style' with its blend of English Arts and Crafts, Cape Dutch vernacular and Italian classicism and highlights the simple qualities of many lesser-known buildings. (from the dustjacket)

The author, Dr. Keath, graduated in Architecture from the University of Natal and has lectured widely on the history of Architecture.

  • Jacket Condition: very good
  • Binding Condition: very good
  • Overall Condition: very good
  • Size: 235 x 305mm

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