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Parktown 1892-1972: A Social and Pictorial History

Parktown 1892-1972: A Social and Pictorial History

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                                                                       Photographed by Helen Aron

                                                                                        published by                                                                Studio Thirty Five, Johannesburg, 1972, 

                                                                                                                  Signed, limited edition, 435 x 325 mm, folio size,. 113 pages with 22  in-text  illustrations, also 51 loose sepia toned plates in clamshell box with Illustrated stapled white card slipcase. Study of Parktown, the  garden suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa.

                                                         Texts by Arnold Benjamin, Clive M.Chipkin.  Printed in Switzerland.


Published to mark the 80th year of Park Town in 1972, this book describes Park Town in terms of social history, architectural analysis, the 'colonial iron age', the 'garden suburb' and town planning. It has become the standard work and in highly collectable.

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