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By Jessen, Bubi, Architect, Austin

Austin, Texas: Portland Cement, 1936. FINE. 8 11/2 x 11 inches, tri-fold, green single sheet printed two sides. Drawing, description, four photographs.


HISTORIC HARRISON COUNTY As Preserved Through Official Texas Historical Markers

By Little, Carol Morris

Longview, Texas: Author, 1984. First Edition. VERY GOOD. SIGNED and numbered 86 of 500 by the author also signed and presented to former owner. 228pp., map, sepia photographs, footnotes arranged by building, 26 buildings receive full historical coverage, many others with historical markers. 4to brown wraps.



By Bracken, Dorothy and Maurine Whorton Redway

Dallas: Southern Methodist University, 1956. First Edition. VERY GOOD IN GOOD DJ. SIGNED by Redway with presentation to former owner.188pp. 100s of photographs with descriptive text. 4to green cloth bright with gilt spine titles, dj with edge wear. Includes the Joseph H. Polley House at Sutherland Springs, The Argyle in San Antonio, Sunday Houses in Fredericksburg, and many others thru-out the state.


THE BUILDING ARTS OF SOUTH TEXAS - Stories of Endangered Buiilding Arts & the Craftsmen Who Keep Them Alive

By Hendricks, Barbara Dean

San Antonio : Franklin Scribes, 2015. First Edition. FINE. 474pp., photos, appendix. Black/white printed wraps. Lost art in restoration of San Antonio area buildings that includes the work of Johannes Scholze, Cisi Jary & Daughters, Thomas Michael Battersby, Carlos Cortes, Othon Garces, Curtis Hunt & Family, Kurt Pankratz, Richard De Filippo & Family, Joh Hall, Manlio & Adrian Cavallini & Sons. Some participated in oral histories also included here.


Proceedings - An Exploration of a Common Legacy - A Conference on Border Architecture / Una Exploracion de un Legado Comun

By Various

McAllen, Texas: Texas Historical Commission, 1978. First Edition. Paperback. FINE. Bi-lingual, English/Spanish, translation by Frances M. Lopez-Morillas, papers of various contributors, 4to pcitorial b/w card stock, 111pp., photos, Marlene Heck, project director. Conference papers


SAMUEL MAY WILLIAMS HOME - The Life and Neighborhood of an Early Galveston Entrepreneur

By Henson, Margaret Swett

Austin: TSHA, 1992. First Edition. FINE. Photographs, 44pp., notes, maps. Color photographic wraps.


ABILENE LANDMARKS, An Illustrated Tour

By Frazier, Donald and Robert Pace; Photographs by Steve Butman

Buffalo Gap, Texas: McMurray University, State House Press, 2008. First Edition. FINE IN FINE DJ. SIGNED by both authors, the photographer and many of the contributors to the text. 248pp., index, references, over 100 full page color photographs. 4to navy cloth with gilt titles, DJ in archival mylar cover. History of Abilene's 100 most historic buildings from 1875 to 2006.



By Freeman, Martha, robert Steinbomer and Joe Freeman

Austin: RioGroup Architects and Planners, 1990. First Edition. FINE. 186pp., photos, drawings, plans, elevations, maps, typescript, appendices, eferences, 4to printed grey wraps. Prepared for the Palo Duro River Authority. Essays on sheep and cattle raising, open range ranching 1870-1905 and closed range ranching 1905-1945 in the project area and much of interest to Hansford County architecture and historic sites.


GEOMETRY IN ARCHITECTURE - Texas Buildings Yesterday and Today

By Heimsath, Clovis

Austin: University of Texas Press, 2002. Revised Edition. 158pp., new photographs coordinated by Lisa Hardaway, foreword to the original 1968 edition by Louis Kahn. Revised edition of Pioneer Texas Buildings, juxtaposes the historic structures with works by twenty contemporary architects who are inspired by the pioneer tradition to show how seamlessly the basic geometries translate from one era to another. The b/w photographs are the heart of the book as they illustrate geometric forms used in historic and modern buildings.



By Barnes, Lavonia Jenkins

Waco, TX: Texian, 1992. First Edition. FINE IN GOOD DJ. SIGNED by both author and photographer Cecil Crow, II. 199pp, full page b/w photographs, gilt spine titles on 4to red boards, dj price unclipped with tear at crown of spine.


LAKE/FLATO; Contemporary World Architects
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LAKE/FLATO; Contemporary World Architects

By [ARCHITECTURE]. Ojeda, Oscar and Lucas Guerra

Gloucester: Rockport, 1995. First Edition. Paperback. Fine. SIGNED by both architects, no other names, color photos, b/w drawings, floor plans, 121(11)pp. Color photographic French-fold wraps.



By Robinson, Willard B.

College Station: A&M University Press, 1981. Second Printing. FINE IN VERY GOOD DJ. 296pp., index, extensive biblio, 252 b/w photos, list of buildings, 4to grey cloth, silver titles on black spine panel, dj with edge rubbing. Courthouses, Municipal buildings, Louisiana Purchase Expo, hotels, houses of the 19th & 20th centuries.



By [ARCHITECTURE]. Bracken, Dorothy

Dallas: Southern Methodist University, 1956. First Edition. VERY GOOD IN GOOD DJ. Foxing on preliminary text pages, 188pp. 100s of photographs with descriptive text. Foxing to reverse side of dust jacket and some on end papers and flaps, interior clean, 4to green cloth bright with gilt spine titles. Includes the Joseph H. Polley House at Sutherland Springs, The Argyle in San Antonio, Sunday Houses in Fredericksburg, and many others thru-out the state.


TEXAS JUSTICE - The Legacy of Historical Courthouses
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TEXAS JUSTICE - The Legacy of Historical Courthouses

By [LAW]. Martana

Dallas: Red Bandana, 2004. First Edition. Hardcover. FINE IN FINE DJ.. 240pp., beautiful color photography, printed on coated stock, glossy color boards, in matching dust jacket, folio, corner bumped. No names, no writing, like new. DJ price ($49.95). Describes nearly 100 of Texas' 254 county courthouses, of which 234 have the distinction of being a Historical Courthouse and 84 of these are National Register Properties. Featuring architecture and architects like J. Riely Gordon, who designed the 1902 McLennan County Beaux-Arts style Historic Courthouse, which is said to be inspired by Saint Peter’s in Rome and the 1896 Denton County Historic Courthouse designed by W. C. Dodson in Romanesque Revival style of stone with eighty pink granite columns. Historic events include famous cases retold by leading legal professionals of each county. A few of the many counties included- Austin,Travis, Bell, Bexar, Harris, Brazoria, Cameron, Cooke, Dallas, Fort Bend, Hidalgo etc.



By McCullar, Michael. SIGNED

College Station: A&M, 1985. First ed. Hardcover. VERY GOOD/very good. 161pp., photos, index, 4to. PON


THE KING WILLIAM AREA, A history and guide to the houses.

By Burkholder, Mary.

San Antonio, 1973. 2nd printing. Wraps. GOOD. EX-LIB, label on exterior, no others stamps names or marks, clean, bright, tight, photos, 110pp., index, wraps.


SAVING SAN ANTONIO. The Precarious Preservation of a Heritage
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SAVING SAN ANTONIO. The Precarious Preservation of a Heritage

By [ARCHITECTURE]. Fisher, Lewis.

Lubbock: TCU, 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. FINE IN FINE DJ. SIGNED by the author on the half-title page. Foreword by T.R. Fehrenbach. 552pp., index, photos, biblio, 4to, price unclipped dj ($35.00) No names, no writing, appears unread and like new. Parchment "Thank you" for helping support the Majestic Theatre, San Antonio Conservation Society. Blue boards, gilt titles on black cloth spine.



By [ARCHITECTURE]. George, Mary Carolyn Hollers

San Antonio: Trinity University Press, 2006. First Edition. Hardcover. FINE /fine. 155pp., color photographs by W. Eugene George accompany b/w historical photographs. Folio black cloth, gilt spine titles, sky blue endpapers. DJ in archival mylar cover. Updates author's previous work on Giles and includes the Giles buildings in Texas that have been restored in the last thirty years.


AUSTIN, TEXAS An American Architectural History

By Williamson, Roxanne K.

San Antonio: Trinity University Press, 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. FINE. l6lpp, index, 100s of photographs, oblong 4to black printed cream cloth bright, corners sharp, charcoal grey endpapers clean, no names, no writing. Clean, tight bright, very faint scattering of foxing on preliminary pages, near fine. Historic Austin bldgs. with descriptive text, chronology and index of significant Austin buildings.



By Edmonds, Bettie.

Austin: Hart Graphics, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. FINE IN FINE DJ. Author signed on dedication page, no other names 76pp., oblong 4to, drawings and maps by the author with brief descriptive history of each building. Historic buildings, old homes and homesteads in Boerne, Comfort, Sisterdale, Kendalia, Honeycreek, Welfare, Waring, Kreutzberg, Bergheim, Center Point & Luckenbach. Author lived in Bergheim. Early German influenced ranch houses. See our listing for volume II.


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