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Books on this page are available at bookshops & restoration shops throughout Australia and can be purchased direct from the Flannel Flower Press. The current price list is available for download here.

AUSTRALIAN HOUSE STYLES

Maisy Stapleton & Ian Stapleton

The definitive guide to styles of houses built in Australia from 1788 to the present. Illustrated with 63 detailed sketches by Ian Stapleton. The text & drawings combine authority and authenticity with sharp social comment & a wry sense of humour. (Drawings from the cover can be seen throughout this website).

  • Published by The Flannel Flower Press
  • Paperback, 104 pages, 255 x 240mm
  • ISBN 978-187525318-0
  • $39.95

HOW TO RESTORE THE OLD AUSSIE HOUSE

Ian Stapleton

Expert advice from one of Australia's top conservation architects. This is a new, revised and enlarged edition with two new chapters.

  • Published by The Flannel Flower Press
  • Paperback, 136 pages, 215 X 285mm
  • ISBN 978 1 875253 16 6
  • $39.95

COLOUR SCHEMES FOR OLD AUSTRALIAN HOUSES

Ian Evans, Clive Lucas, Ian Stapleton

The first guide to painting & decorating old houses in authentic traditional

colour schemes. A 'paint-by-numbers' book, illustrated with sketches of types of houses built in Australia between 1820 & the 1940's. Traditional colour schemes from this book, collected by paintscrapes on old houses throughout Australia, have changed the face of Australian towns, suburbs and the countrside.

  • Published by The Flannel Flower Press
  • Paperback, 108 pages, 255 x 242mm
  • ISBN 0 9594923 3 X
  • $39.95

MORE COLOUR SCHEMES FOR OLD AUSTRALIAN HOUSES

Ian Evans, Clive Lucas, Ian Stapleton

A new and revised edition of an important book first published in 1992 and not reprinted since. This authoritative guide to painting & decorating old houses, using traditional colours in the traditional manner, is illustrated with sketches of types of houses built in Australia between 1820 and the 1940's.

  • Published by The Flannel Flower Press
  • Paperback, 123 pages, 255 x 242mm
  • ISBN 978 1 875253 15 9
  • $39.95

GETTING THE DETAILS RIGHT: RESTORING AUSTRALIAN HOUSES 1890s-1920s

Ian Evans

Working drawings with dimensions for constructing fences, gates, doors, windows, chimneys, verandahs & garages for houses of the late 19th & early 20th centuries.

  • Published by The Flannel Flower Press
  • Paperback, 160 pages, 213 x 287mm
  • ISBN 978-187525303-6
  • $39.95

THE FEDERATION HOUSE:
A RESTORATION GUIDE

Ian Evans

The story of the development of this unique Australian architectural style, combined with advice on restoration. Highly commended in the National Trust's Australian Heritage Awards. Jacket sketches by Michael McCowage.

  • Published by The Flannel Flower Press
  • Paperback, 160 pages, including 16 in colour,
  • 213 X 287mm
  • ISBN 1 875253 11 4
  • $39.95

THE QUEENSLAND HOUSE: HISTORY AND CONSERVATION

Ian Evans & The National Trust of Queensland

The fascinating & intriguing history of the traditional timber buildings of Queensland is combined with a comprehensive guide to the conservation of timber houses.

  • Published by The Flannel Flower Press
  • Paperback, 148 pages, 270mm x 210mm
  • ISBN 978-187525317-3
  • $39.95

THE COMPLETE AUSTRALIAN OLD HOUSE CATALOGUE

Ian Evans

Where to get absolutely everything to restore an old building. An Australia-wide directory, with explanatory text, of the companies & people who provide the many products & services necessary for any building conservation programme.

  • Published by The Flannel Flower Press
  • Paperback, 96 pages, 220 X 293mm
  • ISBN 1 875253 05 X
  • $39.95

 

THE AUSTRALIAN HOME

Ian Evans

This social history of Australian architecture from 1788 to 1938 examines everything needed to create a home -- from the bricks & mortar right through to the kitchen stove & the garden gate.

  • Published by The Flannel Flower Press
  • Paperback, 160 pages including 16 in colour, 212 x 285mm
  • ISBN 0 9594923 6 4
  • Out of print

OUR HOME IN AUSTRALIA: A DESCRIPTION OF COTTAGE LIFE IN 1860

Joseph Elliott

Joseph Elliott's description of his small stone cottage is full of warmth, humour & the rich pattern of family life in the mid-nineteenth century.

  • Published by The Flannel Flower Press
  • Hardback, 112 pages, 190 x 260mm
  • ISBN 0 9594923 4 8
  • $19.95

 

THE LITHGOW POTTERY

Ian Evans

A history of an Australian pottery which produced domestic wares that are now collectors' items. Full colour on every alternate page.

  • Published by The Flannel Flower Press
  • Hardback, 176 pages, 212 X 290mm
  • ISBN 0 9594923 0 5
  • $65.95. Deluxe edition $195.00

 

These books are available at bookshops & restoration shops throughout Australia or direct from us. Please add the appropriate postage to the price & either post a cheque or telephone or fax your credit card details. Visa and Mastercard are accepted. Please make cheques payable to The Flannel Flower Press & mail to PO Box 591, Mullumbimby NSW 2482. Phone/fax 02 6684 7677. International callers dial your international access code & then 612 6684 7677. All prices are in Australian currency and include Australian Goods & Services Tax.

Postage costs are additional, as follows:

For one book:

Within Australia add $11.00. For each additional book add $4.00

New Zealand add $A18.50. For each additional book add $A4.00

Elsewhere add $A26.00. For each additional book add $A10.00

Orders posted to destinations outside Australia are sent via Economy Post which is not as fast as airmail but not as slow as surface mail.

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