Sydney sandstone

by Gary Deirmendjian

Publisher: Craftsman House in Sydney, NSW

Written in English
Published: Pages: 141 Downloads: 237
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Scattered throughout Sydney is a plethora of 19th and early 20th century sandstone architecture, hewn from the city"s foundations. This series of superb colour photographs of these historical works is accompanied by essays written by Tim Flannery ... [et al.].

Edition Notes

Statement[photography by] Gary Deirmendjian.
ContributionsFlannery, Tim F. 1956-
LC ClassificationsNA1600.15 .D45 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination141 p. :
Number of Pages141
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3649413M
ISBN 10187700409X
LC Control Number2002491268

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