HAMILTON PARISH, by The Bermuda National Trust - 2002 [1st Ed]

$70.00

Hamilton Parish: Volume Four of the Historic Buildings Book Project 

by The Bermuda National Trust

from Bermuda's Architectural Heritage Series 

FIRST EDITION. Hamilton, Bermuda: The Bermuda National Trust, 2002.

Hardback is overall in NEAR FINE condition.

  • ISBN: 0973003510
  • Volume features handsome color illustration on covers, as well as brown text.
  • Book displays minimal overall wear.
  • Boards display occasional small bumps to edges.
  • Spine features light brown text on darker brown background.
  • Binding is secure.
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks. 
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • SC20190725

230 pages. 8.75 x 11.25 inches.

This is a history of architecture in Bermuda. A key element in the heritage of the island, the evolution of Hamilton Parish's architectural style is here closely examined over nearly two centuries, complete with detailed maps and photographs. The historical and environmental context is also taken into account, providing valuable information on the origin of the birth of some styles. The book takes us far into the island's maritime past, giving out the personal histories of some of the sea captains and other personalities who had these houses built. The book is an endeavor "to preserve buildings, lands, artefacts and places of beauty or historical interest and to promote their appreciation."

Lavishly illustrated in B&W with photographs, drawings, maps and plans. Includes four appendices with Fairview field notes (a construction plan), a 1827 will of Peter Burchall, an inventory of Captain Thomas Outerbridge, and an inventory of Mr Samuel Trott. Additionally includes source notes, and a glossary of regional and architectural terms and materials. 

AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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