Pioneer Crafts Of Early Australia
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Cover Type: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Very Good
Publisher: The Macmillan Co Of Australia P/L
Publisher Place: South Melbourne
Publisher Year: 1978
Edition: First Edition
Description: 172 pages. Book and Jacket are both in Very good condition throughout. The Only Exceptions Are Small Inscription To The Inside Page And Some Light Age Markings. Pioneer Crafts Explores A Period Of Unparalled Creativity Which Ended When The Handcrafts Of Life Were Replaced By Mechanisation; When Handcrafts Became Indulgence Of Leisure.
Publishers Description: This book documents the Australian colonialists' timber, clay, stone. textile and metal handicrafts. It discusses their improvisations, their professional artisans and their leisure-time crafts.