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Abernethy (editor), Francis Edward.   BUILT IN TEXAS  
Denton: Univ. North Texas, 2000. 2nd ed. 291 pages. Paperback. 157441092X 1-57441-092-X. Publications of the Texas Folklore Society, Number XLII. 24 essays on Texas architecture, methods & materials, for homes, churches, barns, outbuildings, fences and more. 100+ b/w photos, with line drawings by Reese Kennedy. Index. Reprint of the 1979 E-Heart Press edition.
VG/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, lower back bumped near spine foot. # E0626. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Aldred, Cyril.   THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART BULLETIN VOLUME XXXVI, NUMBER 1, SUMMER 1978: THE TEMPLE OF DENDUR  
New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1978. 1st ed. 80 pages. Paperback. Story of saving the ancient temple from flooding by the Aswan Dam, and its acquisition and reconstruction by the Metropolitan Museum. Stapled magazine format. Color and b/w photos throughout.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, no marks. The only sign of wear is small corner bend on lower front cover. # E3544. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Arya, Rohit.   VAASTU: THE INDIAN ART OF PLACEMENT  
Rochester, VT: Destiny Books, 2000. 1st ed. 119 pages. Paperback. 0892818859 0-89281-885-9. Design and decorate homes to reflect eternal spiritual principles. History and key elements of Vaastu. How to apply the principles in the design process. Comparison to Feng Shui. Line drawings throughout
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight. Has writing impression on back cover. No reader crease. # B4540. $7.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Azuchi, Minoru.   ARCHITECTURAL MARKER TECHNIQUES STEP-BY-STEP  
Tokyo: Graphic-Sha Publishing, 1991. Reprint. 151 pages. Paperback. 4766106385 4-7661063-8-5. Beautifully illustrated throughout. Text in Japanese and English. Large soft-cover with a Dustjacket.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear. # B4716. $44.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Baraban, Regina S., amd Joseph F. Duroch.   SUCCESSFUL RESTAURANT DESIGN  
New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1989. 1st ed. 262 pages. Hardcover. 0442218397 0-442-21839-7. Case studies of many types of restaurants, with 127 b/w and 23 color photos.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear. # B7338. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barnstone, Howard.   THE ARCHITECTURE OF JOHN F. STAUB: HOUSTON & THE SOUTH  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1979. Limited ed. 363 pages. Hardcover. 0292740131 0-292-74013-1. # 47 of 200 special limited edition copies SIGNED by Barnstone & Staub. Printed on 70 pound paper, bound in black cloth spine with beveled terracotta cloth boards which are very thick. I a matching slipcase. Barnstone explores and documents the works of noted architect John F. Staub, whose works include Bayou Bend, the President's House at Rice University, and many private residences. 28 color and numerous b/w photos & drawings and plans. Chronology of works, glossary, bibliogrpahy, index.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. Immaculate. # A0606. $750.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barnstone, Howard.   THE GALVESTON THAT WAS: PHOTOGRAPHS BY HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON AND EZRA STOLLER  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2008. Reprint. 231 pages. Hardcover. 089096887X 0-89096-887-X. Reprint of the 1994 updated version of the 1966 original edition. B/w photos and drawings, descriptions as constructed in the nineteenth century, history, and eventual fate of each building.
Near Fine/VG. Book is tight, no wear. Publisher stamp on FFEP, stamp of Design/Production office on top edge. Dustjacket has eighth-inch tear at spine top. # E3736. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barnstone, Howard.   THE GALVESTON THAT WAS: PHOTOGRAPHS BY HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON AND EZRA STOLLER  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2014. Reprint. 231 pages. Paperback. 1623492475 1-62349-247-5. Reprint of the 1994 updated version of the 1966 original edition. B/w photos and drawings, descriptions as constructed in the nineteenth century, history, and eventual fate of each building. Softcover with French-flaps.
Near Fine/Wraps. Book is tight, no wear. Publisher stamp on FFEP. Corners very lightly bent. # E3737. $26.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Beall, Christine.   MASONRY DESIGN AND DETAILING FOR ARCHITECTS, ENGINEERS AND CONTRACTORS, FOURTH ED. 4TH  
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1997. 4th ed. 613 pages. Boards. 007005844X 0-07-005844-X. Standard reference work on masonry design. B/w photos, elevations, tables, specs throughout. A heavy 6 pound tome.
Near Fine/No Jacket. New old stock with a bit of sun fading to spine. # B4384. $27.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Beng, Tan Hock.   INDONESIAN ACCENTS: ARCHITECTURE, INTERIOR DESIGN, ART  
New York: Visual Reference Pubs., 1999. 1st ed. 216 pages. Hardcover. 0934590702 0-934590-70-2. Over 200 color photos. Dj has coffe splash on inside causing some puckers on outside of Dj back. Was off the book when accident happened.
Good+/Good. Tight binding, unmarked. Book has some silverfish nibbles on top edge. # B5099. $18.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bryant, Jr., Keith L.   CULTURE IN THE AMERICAN SOUTHWEST: THE EARTH, THE SKY, THE PEOPLE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2001. 1st ed. 379 pages. Hardcover. 0890969485 0-89096-948-5. Traces the development of 'high culture' in the southwest as it was modified by the region. B/w photos, bibliography, and index.
New/New. New copies. Now out of print in hardcover. # E2146. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Buchanan, William.   MACKINTOSH'S MASTERWORK: CHARLES RENNIE MACKINTOSH AND THE GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART  
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1989. 1st Am. ed. 224 pages. Hardcover. 0877016631 0-87701-663-1. Over 200 photos in color and b/w, and a series of computer-generated projections of the building.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Price-clipped. No sign of use or handling. # B4510. $23.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Clark, Sara.   THE CAPITOLS OF TEXAS: A VISUAL HISTORY  
Austin: Encino Press, 1975. 1st ed. 114 pages. Hardcover. Photographic history of the various buildings that housed Texas Government. Many photos from the construction of the current building.
Fine/Near Fine. New old stock from our archives. Just a bit of fading to the dj spine. # B0419. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Clark, Finn,, & Robinson.   THE FLORENCE BAPTISTERY DOORS  
New York: Viking, 1980. 1st ed. 328 pages. Hardcover. 067031997X 0-670-31997-X. A Studio Book with 321 illustrations, 42 in color. Sculptured bronze doors created in the 14th and 15th-centuries for the 11th-century cathedral by Andrea Pisano and Lorenzo Ghiberti. George Robinson's commentaries. Dark green cloth-covered boards with gilt titles on front and spine. Pictorial dustjacket with black title on white spine. Stated first edition.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight book with no wear, no marks, but remains of sticker on FFEP. Dustjacket has no chips or tears. # E3717. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cruickshank, Dan.   TIMELESS ARCHITECTURE: 1  
London: Architectural Press, 1985. 1st ed. 108 pages. Paperback. 0851396380 0-85139-638-0. AJ Masters of Building. These articles first appeared in The Architects' Journal between January and May 1985. Color and b/w drawings and photos throughout. Five buildings and architects featured are; St. Andrews, Roker by Edward Prior, The Reform Club by Charles Barry, The Natural History Museum by Alfred Waterhouse, Dulwich Picture Galleery by Sir John Soane, and Hotel Tassel, Brussels by Victor Horta.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No reader crease or wear. # B5452. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Current, William.   PUEBLO ARCHITECTURE OF THE SOUTHWEST: A PHOTOGRAPHIC ESSAY  
Austin: Amon Carter / UTP, 1971. 97 pages. Hardcover. 0292701209 0-292-70120-9. Current's 65 stunning b/w photos of Indian ruins of the Four Corners region make this volume come to life. Text by Vince Scully.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # A1083. $40.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cushman, Robert, & James C. Dobbs.   DESIGN PROFESSIONAL'S HANDBOOK OF BUSINESS AND LAW  
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1991. 1st ed. 807 pages. Hardcover. 0471522848 0-471-52284-8. Excellent guide for architects and design professionals covering organization, finance and insurance, contracts, bids, performance and more. Includes cummulative supplement through 1994.
Fine/No Jacket. # B4379. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Davis, Deering.   ALEXANDRIA HOUSES 1750-1830  
New York: Bonanza Books, 1946. Reprint. 128 pages. Hardcover. 051701730X 0-517-01730-X. B/w photos, drawings, and maps, descriptions of the houses, their details and history. Listed are structures erected before 1830, and still extant in 1946. 1980s reprint of the 1946 publication by Architectural Book Publishing Company. Brown paper-covered boards with tan cloth spine. Colorful street scene on the dustjacket.
VG/Near Fine. Tight, no wear, no marks. A never-sold book from our archives. Light foxing on top edge and foredge. # E2162. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Davis, Deering.   GEORGETOWN HOUSES OF THE FEDERAL PERIOD, WASHINGTON, D.C. 1780-1830  
New York: Bonanza Books, 1944. Reprint. 130 pages. Hardcover. 0517017326 0-517-01732-6. Twenty-two post-revolutionary houses described, with their history and photos. This is a 1980s reprint of the 1944 publication by Architectural Book Publishing Company. Brown paper-covered boards with tan cloth spine. Colorful street scene on the dustjacket.
VG/Near Fine. Tight, no wear, no marks. A never-sold book from our archives. Light foxing on top edge and foredge. # E2161. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dennis, Lisl, & Landt Dennis.   SANTA FE  
Houston: Herring Press, 1989. Reprint. Hardcover. 0917001060 0-917001-06-0. A colorful photographic essay on Santa Fe, displaying arts, cultures, architecture, and outdoor scenery. Unpaginated. 1989 third printing of 1987 publication.
Fine/Fine. New copy from our archives. # E2159. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Everett, Donald E.   SAN ANTONIO: THE FLAVOR OF ITS PAST, L845-1898  
San Antonio: Trinity Univ., 1976. Reprint. 162 pages. Hardcover. 0911536582 0-911536-58-2. Everett explores the people, architecture and variety of cultures in San Antonio. B/w & color photos by R. Jean Osborne.
Fine/No Jacket. A new book from our old stock. # A1018. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fannin, Angela F. and Jerry W.   JOHNNIES, BIFFIES, OUTHOUSES, ETC.  
Burnet: Eakin Press, 1980. 1st ed. 95 pages. Hardcover. 0890152594 0-89015-259-4. Ninety b/w photos preserve a vanishing part of everday life.
Fine/Near Fine. No wear, no marks. # E1842. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fisher, Lewis F.   SAVING SAN ANTONIO: THE PRECARIOUS PRESERVATION OF A HERITAGE  
Lubbock, TX: Texas Tech Univ. Press, 1996. 1st ed. 552 pages. Hardcover. 0896723720 0-89672-372-0. More than a century of triumphs and failures mark efforts to preserve San Antonio's nearly three centuries of history. First edition. Out of print.
Good+/VG. Tight, but paragraphs and phrases circled in ink throughout the book. Owner name on front endpapers. Otherwise clean and without wear. Bright dustjacket has a chip at bottom rear corner. # E3990. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Guild Staff, .   ARCHITECTURAL ARTS & SCULPTURE 15: THE ARCHITECT'S SOURCEBOOK  
Madison, WI: Guild, 2000. 1st ed. 301 pages. Hardcover. 1880140403 1-880140-40-3. Guide to finding interesting art & architectural elements especially for your design.
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. No sign of use or handling. # B4769. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hacker, John H., & Julie A. Gorges.   RESIDENTIAL STEEL DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION: ENERGY EFFICIENCY, COST SAVINGS, CODE COMPLIANCE  
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1999. Reprint. 493 pages. Hardcover. 0070254753 0-07-025475-3. Shiny laminated pictorial cover. Specification tables, proper insulating techniques and more.
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, no marks or wear. No indication of use or handling. # B4502. $34.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Haines, Doug.   RESURRECTING TRASH: DAN PHILLIPS AND THE PHOENIX COMMOTION  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2013. 1st ed. 164 pages. Paperback. 1933896868 1-933896-86-8. Buildings made from salvaged materials turn into works of art.
Near Fine/Wraps. New book, has publisher stamp on title page. # E2184. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Heuer, Ann Rooney.   IRISH COUNTRY  
New York: Friedman/Fairfax, 1998. 1st ed. 96 pages. Hardcover. 1567996795 1-56799-679-5. From the Architecture and Design Library Series. Color photos every page.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B5623. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Historical Brochure Committee, .   HISTORIC SAN ANTONIO 1700-1900  
San Antonio: San Antonio AIA, 1963. 1st ed. 32 pages. Paperback. Black and white photos and drawings.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, partially legible date stamped on front, o/w unmarked. # B6121. $18.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Howell, Sandra C.   DESIGNING FOR AGING: PATTERNS OF USE  
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1987. Reprint. 329 pages. Hardcover. 0262081075 0-262-08107-5. Provides guidelines for design process based on actual tenant behaviors and uses of space in housing for older people. B/w illustrations throughout.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B4544. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hunter, Judith.   WINDSOR: CASTLE TOWN AND PARK  
Barcelona: Editorial Escudo de Oro, 1986. 2nd ed. 64 pages. Wraps. 8437809363 8-4378093-6-3. Tourist guide with very nice color images.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, no marks. No reader crease, appears never opened. # A9715. $13.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ikezawa, Hiroshi.   CITY SCORE: UP TO DATE 104  
Tokyo: Process Architecture, 1992. 1st ed. 160 pages. Paperback. 4893311042 4-8933110-4-2. Illustrated every page, mostly color photos. Text in Japanese and English. Interaction of structures and people in street-scapes in cities around the world. Pages 9-24 crimped at bottom in spine...a binding error not affecting text or photos.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Front corner bent. # B5718. $36.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jameson, George W., & Michael A. Versen.   SITE DETAILS  
New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1989. Reprint. 394 pages. Hardcover. 0914886460 0-914886-46-0. Excellent resource for architects and draftsmen on drawing outdoor design specs on decks, steps, ramps, brdiges, fountains and pools and much more.
Fine/Fine. # B4376. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jellicoe, Geoffrey.   THE LANDSCAPE OF CIVILIZATION AS EXPERIENCED IN THE MOODY HISTORICAL GARDENS  
Northiam: Garden Art Press, 1989. 1st ed. 200 pages. Hardcover. 1870673018 1-870673-01-8. Proposed design for international historical garden in Galveston. Illustrated in color and b/w drawings.
Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dj has a mended tear at spine top. # B5722. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jencks, Charles.   WHAT IS POST-MODERNISM¨  
New York: St. Martin's, 1986. Reprint. 48 pages. Paperback. 0856708801 0-85670-880-1. Jencks describes the twisting path of the growth of Post-Modernism, and tries to give meaning to it. Many color plates of art and architecture.
Good+/Wraps. Tight binding with no name, but lots of pencil underlining in the first half of the book. # B7830. $5.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jodidio, Philip.   RENZO PIANO 1937: THE POETRY OF FLIGHT  
Cologne: Taschen, 2012. 96 pages. Paperback. 3836530686 3-8365306-8-6. Color photos, drawings, and text describe buildings designed by Italian architect Renzo Piano, and built in cities around the world. Softcover book with french flaps.
Near Fine/Wraps. Only wear is a tiny scuff at top front corner. No marks. # E1347. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jordan, Terry.   FORT WORTH'S LOG CABIN VILLAGE: A HISTORY AND GUIDE  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 1980. 1st ed. 146 pages. Paperback. 0876110502 0-87611-050-2. B/w photos, bibliography and index.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. White cover a little darkened. # B4844. $14.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jordan, Terry G.   TEXAS LOG BUILDINGS: A FOLK ARCHITECTURE  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1982. Reprint. 230 pages. Paperback. 0292780516 0-292-78051-6. Binding firm. PON, a small bump at top of spine.
VG/Wraps. # B2931. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kaplan, Wendy.   SCOTTISH ART AND DESIGN: 5,000 YEARS  
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1991. 1st Am. ed. 200 pages. Hardcover. 0810938189 0-8109-3818-9. Seeks to identify and reveal characteristics evident in the finest Scottish painting, sculpture, architecture, interior design, textiles, books, jewelry, and more.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear, no sign of use. # B5684. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kazarian, Edward A.   FOOD SERVICE FACILITIES PLANNING  
Westport, CT: AVI Publishing, 1977. 230 pages. Hardcover. 087055168X 0-87055-168-X. This book presents a systematic procedure for the planning of food service facilities. B/w photos and drawings.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Would be Fine, but for small amount of yellow hi-lite on 7 pages. # A6473. $10.50     Inquire Now  
Kelsey, Sr., Mavis, & Donald H. Dyal.   THE COURTHOUSES OF TEXAS: A GUIDE (SIGNED)  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1993. 1st ed. 331 pages. Hardcover. 0890965463 0-89096-546-3. Description, history, and color photo of the courthouse in each Texas county. A section on the background of the county names. Texas map with counties outlined. Signed by both authors.
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, straight. # B8797. $125.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lavender, Linda.   DOG TROTS AND MUD CATS: THE TEXAS LOG HOUSE (1979 1ST ED.)  
Denton: North Texas State University, 1979. 1st ed. 147 pages. Hardcover. A fine study of the history of the log structure and associated cultural history in Texas. Numerous sepia-tone photos. The 1979 original edition, in reddish-brown cloth with gilt titles
Near Fine/No Jacket. Bit of foxing to endpapers, else a Fine copy. # A0993. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Leacroft, Richard.   THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE ENGLISH PLAYHOUSE  
Ithaca: Cornell Univ., 1976. Reprint. 354 pages. Hardcover. 0801407508 0-8014-0750-8. Filled with b/w drawings, plans, and photos, this book details the development and architecture of the English theater and its machinery.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B6039. $23.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lennep, J. Van, & W.J. Hofdijk.   MERKWAARDIGE KASTELEN IN NEDERLAND: 36 AFBEELDINGEN MET EEN VERKORTE BESCHRIJVING (DUTCH LANGUAGE) KASTEELEN  
Groningen: B.V. Foresta, 1983. Reprint. Hardcover. Repring of the classic 1860 edition, being an artistic study of 36 Dutch castles, with a lovely sepia pointillistic etching and brief description of each. In green cloth covers with gilt lettering.
Near Fine/Good. Dustjacket has three mended closed tears and some softening. Gift inscription on the half-title page. # E1305. $26.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lerner, Jeri.   PROFILES: ARCHITECTURE, LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE, CONSULTANTS 1990 EDITION  
Los Angeles: California Design Pubs., 1991. 1st ed. 148 pages. Paperback. 0929374045 0-929374-04-5. Innovative showcase publication features fine California architects, Landscape architects, and related professionals. Color photos throughout.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Over 12 inches tall. # B5716. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Liverpool Architecture Society, .   BUILDERS DATA SHEETS  
London: Newnes, 1938. Reprint. 40 pages. Hardcover. Forty data sheets supplemental to Newnes' Modern Building Practice are tipped in individually. These are illustrated data sheets from various manufacturers of building materials. This book was put together for the Liverpool Architecture Society Library in 1938. Dark blue cloth-covered boards with paste-on label on front and gilt title on spine. Landscape format.
VG/No Jacket. Binding solid, there is a break at the top edge of the front cover. Endpapers foxed. Presentation label inside front board. # E0194. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mang, Karl and Eva.   NEW SHOPS: 52 INTERNATIONAL EXAMPLES OF DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION  
New York: Architectural Book Pub., 1982. 1st Am. ed. 145 pages. Hardcover. 0803895259 0-8038-9525-9. Text in German and English. B/w photos and floor plans with scattered color plates.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. There is a small dent in Dj on back near spine # B5447. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McBride, Simon, & Alexandra Black.   LIVING IN CUBA  
New York: St. Martin's, 1998. Reprint. 240 pages. Hardcover. 0312197276 0-312-19727-6. Arts, architecture, interiors, and design which has flowered over four hundred years since Columbus arrived in 1492 are all displayed in vivid color photography.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Book shows no wear. Few small wrinkles on DJ. # B6255. $60.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mead, Christopher.   THE ARCHITECTURE OF ROBERT VENTURI  
Albuquerque: Univ. New Mexico, 1989. 1st ed. 115 pages. Hardcover. 0826311202 0-8263-1120-2. Illustrated throughout with b/w photos and drawings.
VG/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Silverfish nibbled along top of paste-down endpapers. # B5719. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Miyake, Riichi, & Robert A.M. Stern.   IMAGES OF FIN-DE-SIECLE ARCHITECTURE AND INTERIOR DECORATION: KEIICHI TAHARA  
Tokyo: Kodansha, 1988. 1st ed. 263 pages. Hardcover. 0870119060 0-87011-906-0. Fabulous color photos of a broad spectrum of turn of the century design from Charles Rennie Mackintosh to Antoni Gaidi. Index and bibliography.
Fine/Fine. No sign of use or handling. # B4501. $105.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Moore, Derry, & Henry Mitchell.   WASHINGTON: HOUSES OF THE CAPITAL  
New York: Viking, 1982. 1st ed. 216 pages. Hardcover. 0670750069 0-670-75006-9. First printing of A Studio Book with foreword by Gore Vidal. B/w and color photos, inside and out, of important houses, including the White House. Grey linen covered boards with gilt title on spine. Dustjacket shows the North Portico of the white House on the front with magenta title. Magenta spine has white title.
VG/VG. Tight, without marks or wear. Sticker ghost on front endpaper. Top and front edges have very light foxing. Price-intact dustjacket has a nick at spine foot. # E2160. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Morehead, James C.   A WALKING TOUR OF RICE UNIVERSITY  
Houston: Rice University Studies, 1984. 84 pages. Hardcover. 0892632569 0-89263-256-9. Guidebook to the architectural details of Rice University in Houston. Lots of B/w and a few color photographs.
Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no wear, no marks. # B9815. $42.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Morton, Terry Brust.   HISTORIC PRESERVATION SPECIAL ISSUE ON BELLE GROVE: A PROPERTY OF THE NATIONAL TRUST  
Washington D.C.: Natl. Trust Historic Preser. 84 pages. Paperback. This is magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Volume 20, Nos. 3-4 for July-December 1968. Special issue on Belle Grove. Articles include Belle Grove in Virginia; The Hite Family; Folklore, Customs & Crafts of Shenandoah Valley; Trade & Mysterie of Farming; Plant Life in Shenandoah Valley; The Civil War & Shenandoah Valley. Sepia photos, other drawings and illustrations.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no name or marks. Foxed on top edge, light edgewear on cover. # E2285. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mower, David.   GAUDI  
London: Oresko Books, 1977. 96 pages. Paperback. 0905368096 0-905368-09-6. Over 100 illustrations, 13 in color, many photographed by the author for this book. Discusses Gaudi's style and catalogs his work in a chronology. Includes a bibliography. Softcover with French flaps. Old price sticker on front flap.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No indication of use. # B7343. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mumtaz, Kamil Khan.   ARCHITECTURE IN PAKISTAN  
Singapore: Concept Media, 1985. 1st ed. 206 pages. Hardcover. 997184141X 9-9718414-1-X. Study of city building from 3200 BC to the modern era in Pakistan. Illustrated throughout with b/w photos and drawings.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Very slightest sign of use on Dj. # B5630. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mun, David.   SHOPS: A MANUAL OF PLANNING AND DESIGN  
London: Architectural Press, 1981. 1st ed. 154 pages. Hardcover. 0851396100 0-85139-610-0. Illustrated throughout with b/w photos and drawings.
Near Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Top edge lightly foxed. No wear on book or Dj. # B4418. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, & Parnassu.   MONEY MATTERS: A CRITICAL LOOK AT BANK ARCHITECTURE  
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1990. 1st ed. 300 pages. Paperback. 0070305358 0-07-030535-8. A collection of images organized to capture the power of bank architecture. Glossary, notes, bibliography, and index.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No sign of use or handling. # B4482. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Nash, Eric P.   MANHATTAN SKYSCRAPERS  
New York: Princeton Architectural, 1999. 1st ed. 175 pages. Hardcover. 1568981813 1-56898-181-3. Nice photohistory of many of the iconic Manhattan highrises. Color and b/w photos by Norman McGrath, and drawings. Includes the Twin Towers and Trump Tower. Bibliography and glossary. Boards are full photo images (Empire State building on front, Twin Towers of the World Trade Center on back) with title on white spine. Dustjacket is same, but with title in red and white on front.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. Price intact on dustjacket. # B4533. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
National Capital Committee, .   HOW TO SPEND A DAY OR A WEEK IN WASHINGTON, WORLD'S GREATEST NATIONAL CAPITAL  
Wash, D.C.: Washington Board Trade, 1935. 24 pages. Paperback. Day by day itinerary for viewing all the historic and scenic sites of the capital city. B/w photos in the text and a colorful map cover. This book is undated, but probably 1930s judging by the vehicles pictured and there is no mention of the Pentagon constructed beginning in 1941.
Fine/Wraps. Stapled booklet without marks or wear. # B9067. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Neutra, Richard.   ARCHITECTURE OF SOCIAL CONCERN IN REGIONS OF MILD CLIMATE  
Sao Paulo Brasil: Gerth Todtmann, 1948. 1st ed. 221 pages. Hardcover. Tan rough cloth-covered boards with brown title on front. B/w photos and drawings throughout. Index. First edition, lacks dustjacket.
Good+/No Jacket. Very firm binding and hinges. Corners square, unmarked. Boards foxed, endpapers have bindery glue bleed-through. Small sticker inside rear board of old-time Brown Book Shop in Houston. Interior nice. # E2933. $723.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Newman, Alexander.   METAL BUILDING SYSTEMS: DESIGN AND SPECIFICATIONS  
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1998. Reprint. 389 pages. Hardcover. 0070463794 0-07-046379-4. Illustrated throughout with line drawings, graphs, and tables. Shiny laminated cover.
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. No sign of use or handling. # B4503. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Oursel, Raymond.   LIVING ARCHITECTURE: ROMANESQUE  
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1967. Reprint. 192 pages. Hardcover. Survey of the period after the end of the Roman Empire, 476 to 1163, with chronological table, bibliography, photos, plans, and drawings. .
VG/Good+. Book is tight, without wear. No name or writing, but has a red dot remainder mark. White pictorial dustjacket has wear at lower spine tip. Price on flap marked through, new price inked. # E2404. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pennell, Joseph and Elizabeth.   FRENCH CATHEDRALS: MONASTERIES AND ABBEYS AND SACRED SITES OF FRANCE  
London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1909. Reprint. 424 pages. Hardcover. Illustrated with one hundred and eighty-three pictures by Joseph Pennell, also with plans and diagrams. The text is Elizabeth's travelog of their journeys about France for him to make the drawings. Blue cloth, white fleur-de-lis, and gilt titles. Gilt top edge.
Good+/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked save for PON on half-title page. Spine sunned. # B5163. $61.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pevsner, Nikolaus.   AN OUTLINE OF EUROPEAN ARCHITECTURE: JUBILEE EDITION (IN SLIPCASE)  
Baltimore: Penguin Books, 1960. 6th ed. 740 pages. Hardcover. Fifth revised edition since since publication of original in 1943. 600 b/w plates. Black cloth-covered boards with gilt title and decorations on spine. White decorated dustjacketis price-clipped, with black title on spine. Housed in a Very Good slipcase matching the dustjacket. Slipcase has minor wear and darkening.
Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no wear, no owner marks. Dustjacket has small chip on rear corner. Slipcase has minor scuffs. # E3426. $42.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Picard, Gilbert.   LIVING ARCHITECTURE: ROMAN  
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1965. Reprint. 192 pages. Hardcover. History of town-planning and building design by the Romans. B/w photos, drawings, and plans, chronological table of events in the Roman empire. Bibliography.
Near Fine/VG. Book is tight, without wear. No name or writing, but has a red dot remainder mark. White pictorial dustjacket has some scuffing and mended one-inch tear on back. Price on flap marked through, new price # E2399. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Puchovsky, Milosh T.   AUTOMATIC SPRINKLER SYSTEMS HANDBOOK (EIGHTH EDITION)  
Quincy: NFPA, 2000. 8th ed. 1058 pages. Hardcover. 0877654433 0-87765-443-3. Completely revised to reflect total reorganization and expansion of NFPA 13.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No sign of use or handling. # B4768. $75.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rotovision, .   THE INTERNATIONAL DIRECTORY OF ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN: THE ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN WORLD REVIEW, VOLUME 3  
Senlis, FR: DID/Watson Guptill, 1994. 1st ed. 288 pages. Hardcover. 0823063216 0-8230-6321-6. Showcases architects and designers for commercial and public spaces in Europe, Asia, and the Americas.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dj has tiny rubs on corners. # B4742. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ruskin, John.   LECTURES ON ARCHITECTURE AND PAINTING: DELIVERED AT EDINBURGH IN NOVEMBER, 1853  
London: Smith, Elder, and Co., 1984. 1st ed. 239 pages. Hardcover. Dark brown moire cloth covered boards. Fifteen plates of engravings. Publisher catalog removed at rear. Some words penciled inside FFEP and back endpaper. Top edge darkened.
Good+/No Jacket. Binding firm, tips bumped and rubbed. # B6192. $40.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Russell, Tim.   FILL'ER UP!: THE GREAT AMERICAN GAS STATION  
New York: Crestline/Book Sales Inc, 2013. Reprint. 208 pages. Hardcover. 0785829865 0-7858-2986-5. History of gas station design and advertising from the early twentieth-century beginning. Color and b/w photos.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks on book or dustjacket. # E3311. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Russell, Frank.   LE CORBUSIER: EARLY WORKS OF CHARLES-EDOUARD JEANNERET-GRIS ARCHITECTURAL MONOGRAPHS 12  
New York: Academy/St. Matirn's, 1987. 1st ed. 136 pages. Paperback. 0312475837 0-312-47583-7. Twenty-four pages of color photos. Drawings, plans, elevations throughout the text.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Crisp. No reader crease. # B4580. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Russian Art, .   MONUMENTAL AND DECORATIVE SCULTPURE OF LENINGRAD  
Leningrad: Iskusstvo, 1991. 479 pages. Hardcover. 5210003159 5-2100031-5-9. Outstanding b/w photography highlights this extensive study of Russian and Soviet sculpture in their monuments and architecture. Photo captions in English and Russian. Most emphasis on pre-1917 works. Cover blind-stamped with a lion head design. In oatmeal-color fine cloth with silver spine lettering.
Near Fine/No Jacket. # B2106. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sabbagh, Karl.   SKYSCRAPER: THE MAKING OF A BUILDING  
New York: Viking, 1990. 1st Am. ed. 388 pages. Hardcover. 0670832294 0-670-83229-4. Details the construction of a large building from conception to completion. B/w illustrations and sixteen page color insert. Index. Dull copper-colored paper-covered boardds, dark blue cloth spine with copper metallic title. Pictorial dustjacket.
Near Fine/Near Fine. No wear, no marks. # E3421. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Saint, Andrew.   THE IMAGE OF THE ARCHITECT  
New Haven: Yale Univ., 1985. Reprint. 180 pages. Paperback. 0300034822 0-300-03482-2. Examines the history of architecture and the position in society of the architect.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Very light fox on top edge. No wear. # B6102. $42.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sasser, Elizabeth Skidmore.   DUGOUT TO DECO: BUILDING IN WEST TEXAS 1880-1930  
Lubbock, TX: Texas Tech Univ. Press, 1993. 1st ed. 188 pages. Hardcover. 0896723240 0-89672-324-0. This photostudy illustrates an explosion of settlement in West Texas that spans the fifty years since Indians hunted buffalo to the advent of tall buildings dominating the skylines of new cities.
Fine/Near Fine. Unsold copy from our archives. # B4694. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Scardino, Barrie.   EPHEMERAL CITY: CITE LOOKS AT HOUSTON  
Austin: U.T. Press, 2003. 1st ed. 316 pages. Hardcover. 029270187X 0-292-70187-X. Contains twenty-five articles from Cite magazine, along with 224 b/w photos, maps , and plans.
Fine/Fine. Tight, no wear, no marks. # E3786. $26.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Schroeder, Richard.   LONE STAR PICTURE SHOWS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2001. 1st ed. 202 pages. Hardcover. 1585440973 1-58544-097-3. Good history of motion picture theaters in Texas. B/w photos show the varied, often grand & ornate architecture and the occasional kitschy signage. Appendices, notes, bibliography & indiex.
Near Fine/Fine. Book has small 'design/production copy' stamped top edge, else Fine. # E2125. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Small, Tunstall, & Christopher Woodbridg.   MOULDINGS & TURNED WOODWORK OF THE 16TH, 17TH, AND 18TH CENTURIES  
Fresno, CA: Linden Publishing Co., 1987. Reprint. Paperback. 0941936074 0-941936-07-4. A collection of full-size sections and details useful for designers and woodworkers.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B6080. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Society of Naval Architects, & Marine En.   TRANSACTIONS, VOLUME 89 1981. SOCIETY OF NAVAL ARCHITECTS  
World Trade Cnt: Soc. Naval Architects, 1981. 455 pages. Hardcover. 0960304827 0-9603048-2-7. Presentations and papers of the Society on ship design and other marine engineering.
Good/No Jacket. Last 100 pages wavy from dampness. # B2522. $5.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Society of Naval Architects, & Marine En.   TRANSACTIONS, VOLUME 90 1982. SOCIETY OF NAVAL ARCHITECTS  
World Trade Cnt: Soc. Naval Architects, 1982. 460 pages. Hardcover. 0960304843 0-9603048-4-3. Presentations and papers of the Society on ship design and other marine engineering.
VG/No Jacket. # B2521. $6.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Southwestern Hist. Quarterly, .   THE TEXAS STATE CAPITOL: SELECTED ESSAYS FROM SOUTHWESTERN HISTORICAL QUARTERLY  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 1995. 1st ed. 166 pages. Paperback. 0876111509 0-87611-150-9. Five essays on the history, art and collections of the magnificent Texas State Capitol building in Austin. B/w photos, indexed.
New/Wraps. New copy. # 13246. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Speck, Lawrence W.   CENTER, VOL. 1: ARCHITECTURE FOR THE EMERGING AMERICAN CITY  
New York: Rizzoli, 1985. 1st ed. 136 pages. Paperback. 0847853969 0-8478-5396-9. Center is published annually by The Center for American Architecture, School of Architecture, The University of Texas at Austin. B/w and color photos and drawings.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tigt, unmarked. Spine is not creased, but has changed color. # B6082. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Steele, James.   ARCHITECTURE AND COMPUTERS: ACTION AND REACTION TO THE DIGITAL DESIGN REVOLUTION  
New York: Watson-Guptill, 2002. 1st Am. ed. 240 pages. Hardcover. 0823003248 0-8230-0324-8. Discusses the effect of computers on creative identity. Illustrated throughout in color.
Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dj has wrinkle along top edge, half-inch tear at rear flap-fold. # B4541. $15.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stierlin, Henri, & Andreas Volwahsen.   ISLAMIC INDIA: ARCHITECTURE OF THE WORLD 8  
Lausanne: Benedikt Taschen, no date. 191 pages. Paperback. 3822893021 3-8228930-2-1. B/w photos and drawings, historical summary, chronological table, glossary, and bibliography.
Fine/Wraps. clean, tight, unmarked. No wear. # B6073. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stravitz, David.   NEW YORK, EMPIRE CITY 1920-1945  
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2004. 1st ed. 160 pages. Hardcover. 0810950111 0-8109-5011-1. 100 mostly full-page historical architectural duotone photographs take you back to the city as it was between the wars. 10 x 12 inch format.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # B8023. $46.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Underground Space Center, University Min.   EARTH SHELTERED COMMUNITY DESIGN: ENERGY-EFFICIENT RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT  
New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1981. Reprint. 270 pages. Hardcover. 0442285574 0-442-28557-4. Feasibility, planning, and design studies done at the university of Minnesota to promote the concept of energy-saving underground communities. B/w drawings on every page.
Near Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear, but top foxed. # B6174. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Walter, Betsy, & Jean Wright.   LIVING IN AUSTRALIA  
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1992. 1st Am. ed. 272 pages. Hardcover. 081180139X 0-8118-0139-X. Colorful photos on every page highlight Australian style.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B4686. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Warncke, Carsten-Peter.   DE STIJL 1917-1931  
Cologne: Taschen, 1991. 216 pages. Paperback. 3822805475 3-8228054-7-5. With De Stijl, Dutch artists and architects made a considerable contribution to classical Modernism, and yet the movement is virtually unknown - a situation which this book seeks to remedy. Large format 9.4 x 11.7 inches. Color & b/w photos & illustrations.
VG/Wraps. Clean, straight and tight. Large softcover with French flaps. A few pages with a couple of lines of neat highlighting. # B6384. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Whitwell, William L.   THE HERITAGE OF LONGWOOD  
Jackson, MS: Univ. Press Mississippi, 1975. 1st ed. 110 pages. Paperback. 0878050647 0-87805-064-7. An unfulfilled dream, Longwood stands today much as when workmen abandoned it in 1861 with the Civil War drawing near. The architectural curiosity is now being cared for by Natchez Pilgrimage Garden Club. B/w photos and drawings throughout.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear. # B5120. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wilson, Ann Quin.   NATIVE HOUSTONIAN: A COLLECTIVE PORTRAIT  
Norfolk, Virgina: Donning Company, 1982. 224 pages. Hardcover. A pictorial history of the City of Houston, told with hundreds of engravings & photos, from frontier days through Space City era.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. Immaculate. # A5922. $50.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Witynski, Karen, & Joe P. Carr.   CASA ADOBE  
Salt Lake City: Gibbs Smith, 2001. 1st ed. 191 pages. Paperback. 1423601076 1423601076. Color photos bring the escenc of Southwestern and Mexican hacienda design from these two experts in the genre.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Appears never opened. # B4481. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wright, Frank Lloyd.   FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT DREAM HOUSES: 1994 ENGAGEMENT CALENDAR  
Los Angeles: Universe Publishing, 1994. Spiral Bound. 1555503918 1-55550-391-8. Collectible spiral-bound engagement calendar from 1994. Dozens of Wright's color pencil architectural sketches.
Fine/Wraps. Fine, no marks. # B1614. $4.00     Inquire Now  
Wright-Gidley, Jodi, & Jennifer Marines.   GALVESTON: A CITY ON STILTS  
Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2008. 1st ed. 143 pages. Paperback. 073855880X 0-7385-5880-X. Excellent photo history of the Galveston Grade Raising, a massive engineering feat undertaken following the 1900 Storm. B/w photos. Also many photos of Galveston in its heyday in the early 1900s.
New/Wraps. A new book. # 28667. $24.30   View This Item  Inquire Now  

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