A Guide to the Old Buildings of the Cape: A Survey of Extant Architecture from Before C1910 in the Area of Cape Town-Calvinia-Colesberg-Uitenhage
The book features over 5000 buildings, sumptuously illustrated with over 700 photographs by Arthur Elliot, Andre Pretorius and the author himself, as well as some 200 house, site and town plans. Lavishly illustrated and generously laid out, this guide is both the ultimate reference work in its field and a sumptuous coffee table book for admirers of the remarkable architecture of this region.
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Introduction to the architecture of the Cape
Some architects and styles
Central Cape Town
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