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Covered Bridges of the South

By: Allen, Richard Sanders

Price: $22.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Bonanza Books: 1970

Edition: 'A' Printing

Seller ID: 022988


56 pp, tan papercovered boards w/brown lettering on the spine, dj dark brown w/yel lettering & w/pictorial front. Book about the covered bridges in North Carolina, Georgia, Texas, Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas, Alabama, South Carolina, & Kentucky. slight bow to book, dj front flap corner clipped. View more info

A Guide to Church Building and Fund Raising

By: Anderson, Martin

Price: $9.14

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, Augsburg Publishing House: 1959

Seller ID: 003392


69 pp, light brown boards. Book supplies information & guidance f/building fund committees, ministers & theological students. prev own name front pastedown, View more info

The Barn : a vanishing landmark in North America

By: Arthur, Eric and Witney, Dudley

Price: $28.48

Publisher: Greenwich, CT, New York Graphic Society Ltd.: 1972

Seller ID: 017091


256 pp, light brwn linen boards w/dark brown lettering, illustrated endpapers. Tribute to the North American barn, that shows that man naturally knows how to build good & true buildings. slight soiling to the boards. View more info

Building the Lone Star: An Illustrated Guide to Historic Sites

By: Baker, T. Lindsay

Price: $25.08

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051326


xxi, (2), 333 pp, black clothcovered boards w/silver lettering on the spine, glossy white dj w/sepia & black-and-white pictorial front & rear panels. The book presents more than a hundred historic engineering sites in Texas pictured and described. The appendix provides brief descriptions of hundreds more engineering works in Texas. View more info

Early Homes of Waco and the People Who Lived in Them

By: Barnes, Lavonia Jenkins foreword by Stripling, Raiford

Price: $53.13

Publisher: Waco, TX, Texian Press: 1970

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 039425


229 pp, red boards w/gilt lettering, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the ffep, glossy light brown dj w/color pictorial of an older home in Waco.. The book attempts to present old Waco houses which were built as early as 1849 & as late as 1897. Many were still standing but many more were razed in name of progress. The preservation & restoration of these houses & the factual information concerning the lives of the builders is recorded. Some of the houses are old Wal... View more info

The Architecture of John F. Staub: Houston and the South

By: Barnstone, Howard w/assistance of Fox, Stephen & Iowa, Jerome & Courtwright, David w/foreword by Scully, Vincent

Price: $488.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038297


xiv, 363 pp, light brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering in black title block on the spine, light brown-black illustrated endpapers, dj dark brown w/color pictorial front panel w/wht lettering. Staub designed homes for the elite of Houston and the South, such as mansions as Bayou Bend in River Oaks. This volume contains a comprehensive introduction to Staub's work, followed by a portfolio of his finest houses. Each is documented w/text, accompanied by conte... View more info

Wanted: Historic County Jails of Texas

By: Blackburn Jr. Edward A.

Price: $38.25

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038697


xii, 412 pp, dark gray cloth covered boards w/silver lettering, glossy gray-tan-white dj w/color pictorial front & rear panels. The author takes the reader to each of the 254 counties in the state, presenting a brief history of the county and the structure that housed their criminals. He provides general information about the architecture adn location of the buildings and when possible decribes the present uses of the jails that have been decommissioned. View more info

Texas Missions : Their Romance and Architecture

By: Brooks Jr. Charles Mattoon

Price: $36.13

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Dealey and Lowe: 1936

Seller ID: 035801


154 pp, 20 plates, index, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, brown-dark brown endpaper maps. The author records the story of the founding and building of missions within the present state of Texas. The author included pertinent architectural material which came to him. worn and rubbed on the edges. View more info

The Capitols of Texas: a Visual History

By: Clark, Sara

Price: $29.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Encino Press: 1975

Seller ID: 040763


vi, 114 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj brown w/black-and-white pictorial front & rear panels. The book presents a compilation of more than a hundred pictures which tell the story of the different capital cities and capitol buildings in which the government of Texas has sat over the years. In the less than ten years that the Republic of Texas existed, the location of the seat of government changed eight times. Whaley #127. dj price-clipped View more info

Mexican Brick Culture in the Building of Texas, 1800s-1980s

By: Cook, Scott

Price: $28.90

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025486


xxviii, 338 pp, black cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj brown-wht w/wraparound illustration. Author covers the organization, development, and techniques of the border brick industry, cataloging the range of organizational forms of brick manufacturing from the household-based units to wage-labor units. The book focuses on understanding how & why handmade brick production disappeared in Texas just as it took off into explosive growth in Mexico. The author deals wit... View more info

Deck Designs: Plus Railings, Planters, Benches

By: Cory, Steve

Price: $9.56

Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ, Creative Homeowner: 2000

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 049938


192 pp, glossy green-brown color pictorial front panel and pink color pictorial rear panel. The book contains an introductory design section, giving planning and design fundamentals. Contains the best designs from four of the country's top deck designer-builders. Has special building techniques and shortcuts from the professional deck builders. Contains full-color renderings, floor plans and details of 25 decks that have actually been built. View more info

An Austin Sketchbook

By: Crosby, Tony

Price: $29.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Encino Press: 1978

Seller ID: 039240


x, 63 pp, [2], brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, dj brown w/dark brown illustration on front & rear panels. The book contains more than 30 sepia-ink drawings that cover a wide range of pre-turn-of-the-century buildings: public edifices, churches, commerical locations, private homes. For a third of the buildings, the artist has included sketches of structural details adn decorative embellishments. Whaley #152. View more info

An Austin Sketchbook

By: Crosby, Tony

Price: $29.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Encino Press: 1978

Seller ID: 040852


x, 63 pp, [2], brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, dj brown w/dark brown illustration on front & rear panels. The book contains more than 30 sepia-ink drawings that cover a wide range of pre-turn-of-the-century buildings: public edifices, churches, commerical locations, private homes. For a third of the buildings, the artist has included sketches of structural details adn decorative embellishments. Whaley #152. View more info

The Texas Governor's Mansion : a History of the House and Its Occupants

By: Daniel, Jean Houston and Daniel, Price and Blodgett, Dorothy

Price: $93.50

Publisher: Austin, Texas, U.S.A., Texas State Library and Archives Commission: 1984

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED by all three Authors

Seller ID: 036925


349 pp, maroon cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, glossy blu-wht-green-brown color pictorial front & back panels w/blu spine w/black lettering, SIGNED by Jean Daniel, Price Daniel, and Dorothy Blodgett on the title page and then SIGNED a second time w/inscription, (For Dr. Norman D. Brown with all good wishes, Jean Houston Daniel, Price Daniel" on the ffep by the Daniel's . The Texas Governor's Mansion is an example of nineteenth-century Greek Revival archite... View more info

The Texas Governor's Mansion : a History of the House and Its Occupants

By: Daniel, Jean Houston and Daniel, Price and Blodgett, Dorothy

Price: $93.50

Publisher: Austin, Texas, U.S.A., Texas State Library and Archives Commission: 1984

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED by all three Authors

Seller ID: 039565


349 pp, maroon cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, glossy blu-wht-green-brown color pictorial front & back panels w/blu spine w/black lettering, Inscribed & SIGNED by Jean Daniel, Price Daniel, and Dorothy Blodgett on the ffep . The Texas Governor's Mansion is an example of nineteenth-century Greek Revival architecture. It was commenced by Abner Cook in 1854 and is the oldest executive Mansion in continous use west of the Mississippi River and the fourth oldest in... View more info

The Texas Governor's Mansion : a History of the House and Its Occupants

By: Daniel, Jean Houston and Daniel, Price and Blodgett, Dorothy

Price: $93.50

Publisher: Austin, Texas, U.S.A., Texas State Library and Archives Commission: 1984

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED by Governor

Seller ID: 040073


349 pp, maroon cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, glossy blu-wht-green-brown color pictorial front & back panels w/blu spine w/black lettering, Inscribed & SIGNED by Mark White, the 41st Governor of Texas, on the half title page . The Texas Governor's Mansion is an example of nineteenth-century Greek Revival architecture. It was commenced by Abner Cook in 1854 and is the oldest executive Mansion in continous use west of the Mississippi River and the fourth oldest... View more info

The Texas Governor's Mansion : a History of the House and Its Occupants

By: Daniel, Jean Houston and Daniel, Price and Blodgett, Dorothy

Price: $67.58

Publisher: Austin, Texas, U.S.A., Texas State Library and Archives Commission: 1984

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED by all three Authors

Seller ID: 050526


349 pp, maroon cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, glossy blu-wht-green-brown color pictorial front & back panels w/blu spine w/black lettering, Inscribed & SIGNED by Jean Daniel & Price Daniel on the ffep, then SIGNED again on the title page by all three authors, Jean Daniel, Price Daniel and Dorothy Blodgett. The Texas Governor's Mansion is an example of nineteenth-century Greek Revival architecture. It was commenced by Abner Cook in 1854 and is the oldest executi... View more info

Executive Mansions and Capitols of America

By: Daniel, Jean Houston and Daniel, Price w/preface by Johnson, Mrs. Lyndon B.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Waukesha, WI, Country Beautiful: 1969

Seller ID: 036429


290 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj olive green-green-white-brown-blu w/color pictorial front & rear covers. The volume depicts and describes every capitol and executive Mansion, including those of American Samoa, Guam, the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, asa well as the U.S. Capitol and the White House. The volume contains over 100 full-color plates. dj price-clipped, several small tears on top & bottom edges of dj. View more info

A Text-book of Topographical Drawing : Technical Drawing Series

By: Daniels, Frank T.

Price: $13.56

Publisher: Boston, MA, D. C. Heath & Co., Publishers: 1907

Seller ID: 037165


x, 144 pp, (3) ads, brown cloth covered boards w/black lettering. The book presents the technical details of topographical drawing, with problems involving the design of earthwork structures, and calculations relating to them. prev. owner's name on FPD, 1.90 marked on ffep, some wear to top & bottom of the spine and corners. View more info

To Grandfather's House We go : a Roadside Tour of American Homes

By: Devlin, Harry

Price: $63.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Parents' Magazine Press:

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 021318


unpaginated, white spine w/black lettering w/color illustrated front cloth covered boards, author drew a drawing, Inscribed & SIGNED on the front free endpaper, includes newspaper articles about the author. Book about the different styles of house in America: Dutch Colonial, Wm O's Pattern-ended House, the Early Settler House, Georgian, the Federal House, Greek Revival Mansion, Farmer's Greek Revival, Victorian Rosetta Stone, Hansel & Gretel Gothic, Gothic Revival Recto... View more info