Examines the origins of the veranda in North Africa, Portugal and India and the variant forms in North America and the Caribbean, before concentrating on the veranda in Australia - its architectural development and role.
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Book Description Pymble: Angus & Robertson, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Quarto. Color and B&W illustrations. Condition: minor tear & nicking to top edge of DJ; slight sun-fading to DJ & edges of cloth binding; else near fine in very good DJ. 246 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 4241B
Book Description Harper Collins, Sydney, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Edition Unstated. "The veranda is a touchstone of Australia's national identity, a wellspring of memories, & a bridge linking the colonial past with the future. For Australians, to stand on the veranda of their own house is to find themselves." Size: 250mm - 320mm. 246 pages. Dust Jacket has some shelf-wear and bumping to corners. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Architecture; ISBN: 0207169284. ISBN/EAN: 9780207169281. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18049. Bookseller Inventory # 18049
Book Description Angus & Robertson, 1992. 246pp. Text illustrations. 4to. Cultural history of the veranda in Australia. Beige cloth a little shelf-worn, jacket well-preserved. Front free endpaper with blacked-out name and two creases. Text clean. Extra postage may be required. Bookseller Inventory # 000137
Book Description Angus and Robertson 1992, 1992. 4to. hardcover. 246pp. index, colour illus. Good, light rubbing to cover edges, missing fep. / Good+ faded d/w with tape marks. Bookseller Inventory # 51290
Book Description Angus & Robertson, Sydney, NSW, Australia, 1992. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good+. Jacket has general wear to edges. Previous owners name to top of front free endpaer. 246 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Architecture, history and Australian culture combine in the veranda. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 004168
Book Description Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1992. Hardcover in Dustjacket. Book Condition: Near Fine. Lavishly illustrated treatise on the subject of the verandah, tracing its origins at the end of the 15th century in European colonial architecture through its many adaptations, in Moorish courtyards, the porches of North America to its position as an Australian cultural icon. Drew, a regular writer on architecture, contends that the verandah, represented in literature, art, theatre and even television, is an important source of Australian identity. Indexed, with an extensive bibliography. ( Please note: Over standard weight. Orders via ABE Books may incur additional postage charges. We will contact you prior to processing order to request your approval. ) Elizabeth's Bookshops have been one of Australia's premier independent book dealers since 1973. Elizabeth's family-owned business operates four branches in Perth CBD, Fremantle (WA), and Newtown (NSW). All orders are dispatched within 24 hours from our Fremantle Warehouse. All items can be viewed at Elizabeth's Bookshop Warehouse, 23 Queen Victoria Street, Fremantle WA). Bookseller Inventory # 12581
Book Description Harpercollins Publishers, Pymble Nsw, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 002891
Book Description Angus and Robertson, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used; Good. Bookseller Inventory # 1659822
Book Description Angus & Robertson, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. DISPATCHED FROM THE UK WITHIN 24 HOURS ( BOOKS ORDERED OVER THE WEEKEND DISPATCHED ON MONDAY) BY ROYAL MAIL. ALL OVERSEAS ORDERS SENT BY AIR MAIL. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000551092