Baches & Cribs by Jeff Grigor
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Used Very Good, however, 1st page is tidily torn out (see photo), fading to spine & front panel
Dimensions: 261 x 185 x 11mm
Publication Date: 2008
Baches & Cribs: A pictorial journey through New Zealand's favourite holiday places
Fishing shacks at river mouths, beloved family hideaways at the beach or on a remote rocky shore, follies perched precariously on cliff edges, converted railway carriages, mountain huts above the snowline . . .
The Kiwi bach or crib is likely to be a very long way from SH1, have a fantastic view, perhaps not even have electricity - and be regarded as paradise by generations of a New Zealand family.
This colourful book is made up of photographs of their favourite baches and cribs supplied by ordinary New Zealanders. Often under threat from local councils and spiralling land values, some of these baches and cribs are now being torn down. This book is thus an invaluable record of an iconic New Zealand way of life.
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