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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.

Book Title: 

Bokaap ... Faces and Facades

Subtitle: 

A record of the passing scene in Cape Town's Malay Quarter with a brief account of its architecture and the Muslim inhabitants

Author: 

Townsend, Lesley and Stephen

Photographer: 

Lesley Townsend

Publisher: 

Howard Timmins

Edition: 

First

Year Published: 

1977

Binding: 

Hard cover, no dj

ISBN: 

0869781480

Pages: 

141

Dimensions: 

25.9 × 26 × 1.7 cm

Book Weight: 

0.917 kg

Condition: 

Second hand, the front upper and lower corners are bumped and scarred, the leather binding is lightly marked by unwary fingernails

Price: 

ZAR 2,250.00

In Stock: 

1

Category: 

Front Cover of Bokaap ... Faces and Facades by Lesley and Stephen Townsend
Title page of Bokaap ... Faces and Facades by Lesley and Stephen Townsend