Lost Adelaide: A Photographic Record [Signed 1st Ed]


By Michael Burden

Invaluable record of buildings obliterated in the name of Progress

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  • First Printing [Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1983]; 224 pages; brown boards, gold titling to spine, corners slightly bumped, an excellent copy; in like illustrated dustjacket, bumped at base with 7mm tear, spine a little faded [as often], light foxing to verso
  • SIGNED by Burden on title page [rare as such]
  • Burden’s photos capture many examples of architecturally significant buildings throughout Adelaide, many of which were to become victims of the city council’s indiscriminate worship of false progress in the 1970s & 80s
  • One of the most sought-after books on Adelaide architecture
  • ISBN: 0 19 554402 1 / 0195544021