Australian Houses of the Twenties & Thirties by Peter Cuffley

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Australian Houses of the Twenties & Thirties

by Peter Cuffley

The Five Mile Press, 1993, 264 pages, ISBN 0867886676, colour photographs, black and white photographs, illustrations, large paperback

Very Good Condition, crease to front and back covers

'Reissue of a detailed study of domestic architecture in Australia during the 1920s and 1930s including plans, photographs and diagrams. Includes descriptions of international influences of the time, colours, soft-furnishings, furniture, household utensils, gardens and fences popular at the time as well as a study of all aspects of Australian cultural history and domestic life. With bibliography and index. First published in 1989. The author was curator of history at Sovereign Hill in Ballarat, Victoria, and currently works as a consultant on period restoration and design. He is author of several other books including 'Cottage Gardens in Australia', 'Australian Houses of the Forties & Fifties', 'Chandeliers and Billy Tea' and 'Buggies and Horse-drawn Vehicles in Australia'.