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Abernathy, Ann.   OAK PARK HOME AND STUDIO OF FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT  
Oak Park, IL: FLW Home/Studio Found., 1998. Reprint. 48 pages. Paperback. 0945635001 0-945635-00-1. Full-page color photos, drawings, and plans show the place where Wright lived and worked for twenty years.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear, # B6079. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
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  
Abernethy (editor), Francis Edward.   BUILT IN TEXAS  
Waco, TX: E-heart Press, 1979. 1st ed. 276 pages. Hardcover. 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.
Near Fine/Good. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dustjacket has a liquid mark on the back, small edgetears, and darkened spine. # B8128. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Adams, Henry.   MONT-SAINT-MICHEL AND CHARTRES (IN SLIPCASE)  
New York: Heritage Press, 1957. Reprint. 348 pages. Hardcover. Blue linen covered boards with gilt title and decoration on spine. Illustrated with fifty-nine b/w photos by Samuel Chamberlain. Gold paper covered slipcase and publisher's Sandglass leaflet included.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked book without wear. Slipcase has minor scuffing. # E1548. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Agatha, Sister M.   THE HISTORY OF HOUSTON HEIGHTS 1891-1918  
Houston: Premier Printing, 1956. 1st ed. 133 pages. Hardcover. Provides good architectural, social and subdivision history. B/w illustrations and photos, rear fold-out map. Bibliography and index. Light orange cloth-covered boards with brown titles on front and spine. Dustjacket is sepia-tone photo of the Houston Heights Hotel. 1956 first printing.
VG/Fair. Binding firm and straight, no name or marks. Top edge lightly foxed. Dustjacket is chipped on edges, 1/2-inch missing top of spine. 1/2 inch by one-inch triangle missing rear bottom edge. Price clipped. # E1925. $50.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Aldrich, Lanning, & Solvi Dos Santos.   MAJORCA: THE ART OF LIVING: IBIZA, MENORCA AND FORMENTERA  
New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1998. 1st ed. 208 pages. Hardcover. 1556708475 1-55670-847-5. Over 220 color photos bring the invitingly warm, rustic and colorful world of architecture and interior design of the Spanish islands of Majorca, Ibiza, Menorca & Formentera. 10.25 inch square format.
Fine/Near Fine. Just a hint of wear on dustjacket tips, else Fine. # B9242. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Andersen. Timothy J., & Moore & Winter.   CALIFORNIA DESIGN 1910  
Salt Lake City: Peregrine Smith Books, 1980. Reprint. 144 pages. Paperback. 0879050551 0-87905-055-1. Study of architecture, pottery, painting, printing and furnishings during the Arts & Crafts movement in California. B/w photos throughout. Reprint of the 1974 original.
Near Fine/Wraps. # B6061. $11.00   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  
Aubry, Eugene, & Stephen Fox.   BORN ON THE ISLAND: THE GALVESTON WE REMEMBER  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2012. 1st ed. 144 pages. Hardcover. 1603447962 1-60344-796-2. Sixty-seven drawings and watercolors by architect Aubry and commentary by historian Fox capture Galveston's historic architecture.
Near Fine/Fine. Never sold copy, has publisher stamp on endpaper. # E2120. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Aubry, Eugene, & Stephen Fox.   BORN ON THE ISLAND: THE GALVESTON WE REMEMBER  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2012. 1st ed. 144 pages. Hardcover. 1603447962 1-60344-796-2. Sixty-seven drawings and watercolors by architect Aubry and commentary by historian Fox capture Galveston's historic architecture.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Never sold copy, has publisher stamp on endpaper. Upper rear corner bumped. # E2121. $18.00   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. $48.00   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  
Barlow, Ronald S.   THE VANISHING AMERICAN OUTHOUSE: A HISTORY OF COUNTRY PLUMBING  
El Cajon, CA: Windmill Publishing, 1989. 1st ed. 136 pages. Paperback. 0933846029 0-933846-02-9. Nearly 200 color and b/w photos, drawings, and plans of American privies constructed between 1820 and 1940. Also much historic research, anecdotes and humor.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Cover edge lifting. # B5457. $10.25   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  
Barras, Lloyd Gaudet.   EARLY HOMES OF LAKE CHARLES (SIGNED)  
Baton Rouge: Claitor's Publishing Division, . 1st ed. 220 pages. Hardcover. History of each home, with b/w photos. Glossary and index. Signed on the title page by the author. Scarce book.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, square corners. Dustjacket has a quarter-inch tear at top front corner. # E1738. $135.00   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  
Beasley, Ellen.   ALLEYS AND BACK BUILDINGS OF GALVESTON  
Houston: Rice Univ., 1996. 1st ed. 170 pages. Hardcover. 089263328X 0-89263-328-X. A examination of the rental alley houses, servant and slave quarters and carriage houses of Galveston. Quite a bit on the grade raising of the island. Good b/w photos on quality stock. Social history.
Fine/Near Fine. New old stock from our archives. Dj has three small nicks on flap fold. # B5513. $33.00   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. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bush, David, & Jim Parsons.   HILL COUNTRY DECO: MODERNISTIC ARCHITECTURE OF CENTRAL TEXAS  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 2010. 1st ed. 194 pages. Hardcover. 0875654134 0-87565-413-4. This book illustrates the history and evolution of the Art Deco, Art Moderne, and WPA Deco styles in Central Texas. Mostly color photos throughout.
Near Fine/Near Fine. No wear, publisher mark on front endpaper. # E1106. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cardwell, Kenneth H.   BERNARD MAYBECK: ARTISAN, ARCHITECT, ARTIST (SIGNED)  
Santa Monica: Hennessey & Ingalls, 1996. Reprint. 256 pages. Paperback. 0912158999 0-912158-99-9. Illustrated throughout with b/w photos and drawings.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, Signed by author dated 1998. # B4608. $24.00   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  
Cohen, Edie Lee, & Sherman R. Emery.   DINING BY DESIGN: INTERIOR DESIGN'S HANDBOOK OF DINING AND RESTAURANT FACILITIES  
New York: Cahners, 1984. 1st ed. 223 pages. Hardcover. 0943370043 0-943370-04-3. Contains 13 page photo essay on Windows on the World on the 107th floor of Number One World Trade Center, and 54 other notable dining venues.
Near Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Scattered silverfish nibbles on cover. # B5063. $8.00   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  
Cultural Instituto Nacional, .   UNA CASA HABITACION DEL SIGLO XVIII EN LA CIUDAD DE MEXICO  
Mexico, D.F.: Cultural Inst. Nacional, 1939. 73 pages. Paperback. Study of a 18th century home at 18 de la Antiqu, Calle de la Monterilla in Mexico City. Illustrated with plans and drawings, 6 fold-outs, 6 tipped-in color plates of tile murals.
VG. In very nice condition in cream color wrappers. # B5798. $19.00   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  
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  
Ehrlich, Doreen.   FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT GLASS  
Courage Books, 2000. 1st Am. ed. 176 pages. Hardcover. 0762408812 0-7624-0881-2. Chronological survey of Wright's use of glass and natural light in public and private buildings. Photos throughout, mostly color. Indexed. Large 12-inch sqaure format.
Near Fine/Near Fine. No wear, no marks. # E1300. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Eisenhour, Virginia.   THE STRAND OF GALVESTON  
Galveston: by the author, 1973. 1st ed. 36 pages. Paperback. A short history and guidebook to Galveston's historic Strand Area. Short architectural histories and b/w photos.
Good+/Wraps. Water mark to top corner of cover and first page. # B7323. $10.75   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  
Frazier, Donald S., & Robert F. Pace.   ABILENE LANDMARKS: AN ILLUSTRATED TOUR  
Buffalo Gap: State House Press, 2008. 248 pages. Hardcover. 1933337303 1-933337-30-3. The story of Abilene as told through 100 of its most historic buildings. Color photos by Steve Butman.
Near Fine/Fine. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0735. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Garrett, Wendell.   AMERICAN COLONIAL: PURITAN SIMPLICITY TO GEORGIAN GRACE  
New York: Monacelli Press, 1995. 1st ed. 276 pages. Paperback. 1885254997 1-885254-99-7. Color photos showing interiors and exteriors of restored colonial homes from Maine to North Carolina. Large softcover with French flaps.
VG/Wraps. Solid binding, no marks. # E0231. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gebhard, David.   ROMANZA: THE CALIFORNIA ARCHITECTURE OF FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT  
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1988. 1st ed. 133 pages. Hardcover. 0877013799 0-87701-379-9. Color photos throughout by Scot Zimmerman and numerous drawings by Wright.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dj abraded along back edge of spine. # B5450. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Germany, Lisa.   HARWELL HAMILTON HARRIS  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1985. 1st ed. 96 pages. Paperback. A catalogue produced in conjunction with an exhibition of the works of Harwell Hamilton Harris which opened on February 22, 1985 at the University of Texas in Austin. A biography and tons of b/w drawings and photos.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No reader crease. Three tiny chips at edges. # B6182. $65.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Germany, Lisa.   HARWELL HAMILTON HARRIS  
Berkeley: Univ. California, 2000. Reprint. 252 pages. Paperback. 0520226194 0-520-22619-4. First softcover printing of the 1991 original.
Fine/Wraps. # B4537. $14.00   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  
Hafertepe, Kenneth.   ABNER COOK: MASTER BUILDER ON THE TEXAS FRONTIER (#124 OF 150)  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 1992. 1st ed. 210 pages. Hardcover. 0876111029 0-87611-102-9. The story of Cook's life and work, also presents a vivid account of nineteenthcentury Austin. Number 124 of edition limited to 150 copies. Dark blue leather spine with gilt title. Cream buckram covered slipcase matches book boards. This copy remains in publisher shrinkwrap.
New/No Jacket. New, from archives. # E1756. $115.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Heinz, Thomas A.   FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT: ARCHITECTURAL MONOGRAPHS NO. 18  
New York: St. Martin's, 1992. 1st Am. ed. 141 pages. Paperback. 0312071493 0-312-07149-3. Interior and exterior color photos of Wright houses throughout.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Book shop sticker FFEP. # B4661. $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  
Houghton, Dorothy Knox Howe.   HOUSTON'S FORGOTTEN HERITAGE: LANDSCAPE, HOUSES, INTERIORS, 1824-1914  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2014. Reprint. 387 pages. Boards. 1623492467 1-62349-246-7. Nineteenth century photos of gardens, exteriors, and interiors of Houston houses tell a richly detailed story of homelife and culture before World War I. Cover is pictorial boards. This is a reprint of the 1998 Texas A&M edition, which is itself a reprint of the 1991 Rice University original edition.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, publisher mark. # E2046. $26.00   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.   FREE-STYLE CLASSICISM (ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN PROFILES)  
London: Architectural Design, 1982. 120 pages. Paperback. 0312303718 0-312-30371-8. B/w & color photos highlight this issue on moden global buildings incorporating Classical design elements from over 20 architects including Michael Graves, Aldo Rossi, Robert Stern & James Stirling.
Near Fine/Wraps. Sticker remnant inside rear cover, else very nice. # B6065. $7.00   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  
Jutson, Mary Carolyn Hollers.   ALFRED GILES: AN ENGLISH ARCHITECT IN TEXAS AND MEXICO  
San Antonio: Trinity University Press, 1977. 1st ed. 178 pages. Hardcover. 0911536426 0-911536-42-6. A fine documentary of the life and work of Alfred Giles, whose works are found in San Antonio, Kerrville, Fredericksburg and Mexico. Giles lived and worked in Texas from 1873 to 1920 and produced such works as the Charles Schriener Store in Kerrville, the Albert Maverick residence in San Antonio and numerous courthouses including Gillespie, Kimball, Wilson, Guadalupe, Kerr, Bexar & El Paso. B/w images.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Dust spotting on top edge, else a sharp copy without names or marks. # B4425. $92.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kahn, Louis I., & Ann Mohler (ed.).   LOUIS I. KAHN: TALKS WITH STUDENTS, ARCHITECTURE AT RICE # 26  
Houston: Architure at Rice, 1969. 1st ed. 68 pages. Paperback. Talks given to students at Rice University in Houston by the noted architect. Edited by Ann Mohler & Peter C. Papademetriou. This is the 1969 1st, in black & gray covers with circular cameo cut our of front cover showing Kahn.
VG/Wraps. Spine and edges have a few nicks and light foxing on page edges. Uncommon in the original issue. # E0446. $30.00   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  
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. $30.00   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  
Louie, Elaine.   HOUSE BEAUTIFUL COLLECTIONS ON DISPLAY: DECORATING WITH YOUR FAVORITE OBJECTS  
New York: Hearst Books, 2003. 1st ed. 176 pages. Hardcover. 1588162451 1-58816-245-1. How and what to collect and decorative ways to display your collections. Color photos, index.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E1262. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mackworth-Young, Robin.   HISTORY & TREASURES OF WINDSOR CASTLE  
London: Pitkin-Britannica, 1982. 96 pages. Paperback. 0853723389 0-85372-338-9. Nice color history and tour book of the Royal Family's famous Castle.
Near Fine/Wraps. # A9716. $6.25     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  
McBee, Sue Brandt.   AUSTIN: THE PAST STILL PRESENT  
Austin: Austin Heritage Society, 1975. 1st ed. 129 pages. Hardcover. In this volume is presented a sampler of historically and architecturally important buildings to be found, still alive & well, in the Texas Capital City.
Fine/Fine. # A1822. $15.00   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. $115.00   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  
Morgan, William N.   PREHISTORIC ARCHITECTURE IN THE EASTERN UNITED STATES  
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1980. 1st ed. 197 pages. Hardcover. 0262131609 0-262-13160-9. Initial examination of structures built thousands of years before Columbus. Illustrated with maps, drawings, and aerial photos. Comparable sites from other parts of the world are included.
VG/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Top is foxed. Dj light rubs at edges, corners. # B4609. $27.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Morgan Sash & Door Company, .   MORGAN BLUE BOOK NO.503  
Chicago: Morgan Sash & Door Co., 1909. 120 pages. Paperback. Catalog of the company's front doors, windows, newell posts, and railings, and other mill work, each illustrated in b/w. One page torn out.
VG/Wraps. tight, unmarked, but one page torn out. # E0435. $55.00   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  
Muthesius, Stefan.   THE ENGLISH TERRACED HOUSE  
New Haven: Yale Univ., 1982. 1st ed. 278 pages. Hardcover. 0300028717 0-300-02871-7. Charts the development of the terraced house from the later Georgian period throuh Regency splendor to Victorian and edwardian times, when a kind of medium-sized house was developed which in many ways remains the most popular suburban house type today. Filled with plans, drawings, b/w and some color photos.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B6176. $60.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Myers, Denys Peter.   GASLIGHTING IN AMERICA: A GUIDE FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION  
Washington D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Interior, 197. 1st ed. 279 pages. Paperback. Focuses on types and styles of gas fixtures used in rooms and on the streets of 19th and early 20th century America. B/w photos and drawings on every page. Compiled for restorers and preservationists.
VG/Wraps. Tight, unmarked. Little sign of handling. Small sticker ghost. Top edge foxed. # B5062. $11.00   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  
Nelson, George.   INDUSTRIAL ARCHITECTURE OF ALBERT KAHN INC.  
Architectural Book Publishing, 1939. 176 pages. Hardcover. History of the firm, b/w photos of factories and plants, some diagrams, elevations and floor plans. Black and light seafoam green cloth-covered boards with black and white titles. Printed on coated paper stock.
Good/No Jacket. Firm sewn binding, no name or marks. Spine is sun discolored and cloth tearing at spine ends. Title page and last page have some foxing,very light occasional foxing to interior pages. # E1494. $190.00   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  
Parsons, Jim, & David Bush.   FAIR PARK DECO: ART AND ARCHITECTURE OF THE TEXAS CENTENNIAL EXPOSITION  
Fort Worth: TCU Press, 2012. 222 pages. Hardcover. 0875655017 0-87565-501-7. Illustrated with vintage photos and current images in b/w and color. Tells how this concentration of Art Deco art and architecture has been resurected after nearly being lost in the years since 1936.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no writing. Has publisher mark on front endpaper. # E1103. $23.00   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  
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. $49.00   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  
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  
Schmidt, Clara.   ARCHITECTURE / ARCHITEKTUR / ARQUITECTURA  
Paris: L'Aventurine, 2001. 1st ed. 383 pages. Paperback. 2914199171 2-9141991-7-1. English translation by William Wheeler. All text in four languages; English, French, German, Spanish. Hundreds of drawings, mostly engraving style, of architectural details, perspectives, and facades.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B5199. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Schofield, Maria.   DECORATIVE ART AND MODERN INTERIORS: VOLUME 69 ENVIRONMENTS FOR PEOPLE  
New York: Morrow, 1980. 1st ed. 188 pages. Hardcover. 0688036759 0-688-03675-9. Filled with b/w and color photos and drawings detailing projects around the world.
VG/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked, but board edges silverfish nibbled. Dj no wear # B6040. $15.00   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  
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.
New/New. New copies. # 21409. $23.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shotenkenchiku-sha, .   PUB, BAR AND DISCO: EXCELLENT SHOP DESIGNS  
Tokyo: Shotenkenchiku-sha Co., 1988. 1st ed. 237 pages. Hardcover. 4785800992 4-7858009-9-2. Photos every page including 140 in full color. 76 businesses shown with plans, photos, and text in Japanese and English.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B5444. $44.00   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  
Smith, David R.   PATIOS, DRIVEWAYS, AND PLAZAS: THE PATTERN LANGUAGE OF CONCRETE PAVERS  
Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, 2002. 1st ed. 192 pages. Paperback. 0764315617 0-7643-1561-7. Color photos provide an idea book for homeowners and a resource for those who design for a living.
New/Wraps. A new copy. # E2158. $18.00   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  
Sommer, Robin Langley.   THE ARTS AND CRAFTS MOVEMENT  
New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 2003. Reprint. 144 pages. Hardcover. 0760742227 0-7607-4222-7. Covers architecture, design, and the decorative arts. Color photos of glass, ceramics, metalwork, textiles, and graphic art of the period.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no name or marks. Dustjacket has quarter-inch tear at lower front flap-fold. # E1641. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sommer, Robin Langley.   OAK PARK: THE GENIUS OF FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT  
New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1997. Reprint. 80 pages. Hardcover. 0760700621 0-7607-0062-1. Color photos throughout by Balthazar and Christian Korab. There are also some elevation drawings and floorplans.
Fine/Near Fine. oNo wear, no marks. # E1259. $14.00   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  
Suzuki, Makoto, & C.Norberg-Schilz.   WOODEN HOUSES  
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1979. 1st Am. ed. 288 pages. Hardcover. 0810917629 0-8109-1762-9. Emphasizing that great architecture is not confined to marble halls is this collection of enchanting detailed photos of farmhouses, barns, chalets, cabins, and homes around Europe. Clean, tight. Unmarked, no bumps or scrapes.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Silverfish damage to front pastedown and first two blank pages. # B4468. $57.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Thorne, Martha.   RAFAEL MONEO, AUDREY JONES BECK BUILDING: THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, HOUSTON  
Stuttgart: Edition Axel Menges, 2000. 1st ed. 60 pages. Hardcover. 3930698366 3-9306983-6-6. Color photos of the Beck building, along with b/w plans and drawings. B/w photos of works in other cities designed by Rafael Moneo.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B5196. $19.00   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  
Welch, June Rayfield.   THE TEXAS COURTHOUSE  
Dallas: GLA Press, 1971. Reprint. 342 pages. Hardcover. Because so many of the old courthouses were being replaced, Welch and J.Larry Nance traveled 16,000 miles to photograph the county capitols and record some of their history. Index & bibliography.
Near Fine/Good+. Book unmarked, has light foxing on top edge. Price-clipped dustjacket is scuffed and worn at corners and edges. # B8642. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
White, Roy.   HILL COUNTRY REVISITED  
San Antonio: Trinity Univ., 1977. 51 pages. Hardcover. 0911536701 0-911536-70-1. A fine collection of White's sketches of scenes from the Texas Hill Country. Introduction by Joe B. Frantz.
Near Fine/Near Fine. From our archives, but shows the effects of long-time storage.Foxed on edges, tiny tear at front flap fold. # B9457. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
White, Roy.   HILL COUNTRY REVISITED  
San Antonio: Trinity Univ., 1977. 51 pages. Hardcover. 0911536701 0-911536-70-1. A fine collection of White's sketches of scenes from the Texas Hill Country. Introduction by Joe B. Frantz.
New/New. New from our archives. # B9456. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
White, J. Roy, & Frantz, Joe B.   LIMESTONE AND LOG - A HILL COUNTRY SKETCHBOOK  
Austin: Encino Press, 1972. Reprint. 71 pages. Hardcover. White provides lovely pen & ink illustrations of hill country farmhouses, buildings, stores and scenes. Text by Franz. "C" printing.
VG/Good+. Light foxing on page edges and cover, dustjacket has a 1-inch mended tear on front. # A0923. $8.50   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  
Williams, Byrd, & Carol Roark.   FORT WORTH'S LEGENDARY LANDMARKS  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 1995. 1st ed. 233 pages. Hardcover. 0875651437 0-87565-143-7. 163 duotone photos display Fort Worth architectural history in this landscape format book.
VG/VG. Tight binding, publisher stamp, upper corners bumped. No other wear or marks. # E2109. $8.00   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  

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