Bokaap ... Faces and Facades - Lesley and Stephen Townsend
Bokaap ... Faces and Facades by Lesley and Stephen Townsend explores, through photographs and archival material, the architecture, history and peoples of this area. The history and story of Cape Town's Malay Quarter, Bokaap, which has the largest concentration of pre-1840 architecture in S Africa, and the project to restore and conserve it. Lesley Townsend's b/w photographs vividly evoke this fascinating area and its range of historic buildings. Other illustrations are drawings and archive maps and photographs. This copy is the deluxe edition, number 45 out of 50, signed by the authors and bound in full brown leather.