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Toilets of the World By Morna E. Gregory

Toilets of the World

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This amusing but also highly informative photographic journey reveals the idiosyncrasy and inventiveness that characterize the construction of the humble toilet around the globe, from a basic hut to the most avant-garde urinal - for women. This is an irresistible gift book and a source of endless fascination and amusement.

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Toilets of the World by Morna E. Gregory

Powder room, comfort station, privy, loo, dunny - the infinite variety of names we invent for this universal necessity, the toilet, is matched by an extraordinary variety of designs worldwide, from miniature log cabins in the Canadian wilderness to state-of-the-art cubicles in Japan, and from huts on stilts in the Caribbean to solar-powered sanitaryware in New Zealand. This amusing but also highly informative photographic journey reveals the idiosyncrasy and inventiveness that characterize the construction of the humble toilet around the globe. Along the way, the reader encounters every possible permutation, from the traditional English 'thunderbox' to the Swazi thatched 'beehive' hut, and discovers the fascinating cultural and historical differences that can make our travels to other countries so enjoyable.

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This is a wonderfully eye-opening tour of latrines - FINANCIAL TIMES Delight in a unique collection of some of the weirdest and most wonderful toilets from around the world in this great little book - Leave a copy in your bathroom, it's where all the best books are devoured - HOMES & INTERIORS SCOTLAND Yes - you guessed - it's the ultimate loo book - WORLD OF INTERIORS

About Morna E. Gregory


Morna E. Gregory is a freelance writer based in Vancouver, Canada. Sian James is a freelance photographer based in Vancouver, Canada.

Additional information

GOR001660595
Toilets of the World by Morna E. Gregory
Morna E. Gregory
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Merrell Publishers Ltd
2009-07-23
256
1858944996
9781858944999
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.