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BUTABU: ADOBE ARCHITECTURE OF WEST AFRICA

by Suzanne Preston Blier

Illustrated by James Morris

Published by Princeton Architectural Press. 1st. 2004

Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper. The earthen buildings of West Africa. Jame Morris has extensively photographed this architecture, from the Friday Mosque at Djenne - the largest mud building in the world - to small houses in remote animist communities. Blier covers the history, technology, and symbolism of earthen architecture. Large oblong format. Colour & b/w photos.

Minor fading to lower edge of boards. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

ISBN: 1568984138
Stock no. 1824247

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