The Old Buildings Of The Cape by Hans Fransen

The Old Buildings Of The Cape by Hans Fransen

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ISBN: 1868421910

Jonathan Ball Publishers (January 1, 2004)

Hard Cover, DJ, 596 pages

The Old Buildings of the Cape is a book by Hans Fransen, subtitled in its latest edition A survey of extant architecture from before c. 1910 in the area of Cape Town–Calvinia–Colesberg–Uitenhage. It lists extant and lost buildings and structures in the Cape Province of South Africa.

This 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.