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Historic Houses: A Visitor's Guide to Early New Zealand

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Historic Houses: A Visitor's Guide to Early New Zealand by Linda Burgess
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A look at some of New Zealand's historic houses - in words and in pictures. An eclectic mix, these houses, generally from the 19th century, and ranging from one-roomed cobs to country mansions, have been chosen because of their significance: they are 'a first', have been built by an architect of significance, have been lived in by notable New Zealanders. Most are open to visitors and they all have charm. A novelist, the author is interested in the houses' stories and has personally visited them all. The 60 houses are organised regionally: Northland/Auckland, Waikato/Bay of Plenty, Taranaki/Wanganui/Rangitikei, Gisborne/Hawkes Bay/Wairarapa, Wellington, Nelson/Marlborough, Canterbury and Otago. Linda is interested in the houses' stories and each piece is lively and accessible, giving fascinating background history. Robert Burgess, partner of the author and ex-All Black, has photographed the houses inside and out and created a great portfolio of images.

Author Biography

Linda Burgess is a freelance writer who has been involved in many fields - fiction, travel writing, TV scriptwriting, book reviewing, TV reviewing, teaching of creative writing. She lives in Wellington.
Release date NZ
October 19th, 2007
Author
Country of Publication
New Zealand
Edition
New title
Illustrations
Photographs
Imprint
Random House New Zealand Ltd
Pages
320
Dimensions
173x246x24
ISBN-13
9781869419134
Product ID
1655707

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