Native Architecture : African Cultural Series


44 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Oversized softcover portfolio with information sheet, small b/w map of Africa with key to plates, and twenty 8.5 x 11-inch b/w plates showing native dwellings, villages, floorplans of settlements, etc. Unbound, as issued. ; Plates are paired in twos, with each pair showing at least one native dwelling with ample text. Places and illustrations include: Mali and a Dogon house. Nigeria and a Hausa dwelling. Cameroon and a Bafut square house. Sudan and a Korongo homestead. Rhodesia and a Mashona village. Swaziland and a Swazi indlu. More. ; Published jointly by Detroit Children's Museum and Detroit Board of Education, 1970. ; All plates are present and intact, no marks, only minor sunning and edgewear. Map, which is larger than plates, has two small edge-tears and creases, not affecting text. Portfolio is in Fair condition, heavily worn, teacher name and room number penned on front but quite faded, both pockets still intact. ; African Cultural Series

Title: Native Architecture : African Cultural Series

Author Name: Wilson, E. Barbara, and Mary E. Dodge; Illustrated by Janet M. Seibert

Categories: Architecture,

Publisher: Detroit Children's Museum: 1970

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Seller ID: 16820

Keywords: Primitive Art ; Africa ; African History ; Portfolios ; Dwellings ; Vernacular Architecture ; Hut ; Huts ; Residential Architecture ;,