Built in Texas

By: Abernethy, Francis Edward

Price: $25.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good


Book suffers from moisture exposure froming a wave in the text block along the upper edge of the oblong format, stain visible at front end paper, first few pages. Rear endpaper and back last page are dirty with open tear at upper edge of end paper. Covers are straight, bumped corners, little edge wear, binding solid and page block is otherwise clean with no marking of any kind. Hundreds of impressive b&w photos, many full page, with a section showing children and a laborer making adobe bricks. Some line drawings illustrating technical details. Chapters include Texas folk building: an intro, Methods and materias, [log notching, tie houses, adobe] Style and form, {comanche tepees, pueblo indian housing, Alabama-Coushatta buildings, Alsatian architecture Silesian Polish folk architecture Russian-German folk house shotgun houses] Barn and outbuildings, Gates and fences, Holding water, etc. 276 pages.

Title: Built in Texas

Author: Abernethy, Francis Edward

Categories: Architecture,

Publisher: Waco, TX, E-heart Press: 1979

Binding: Hardback

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 133983

Keywords: Traditional. Hand Built, Texas, Architecture, Fences, Native Structures, Barns, Outbuildings, Craft, Dugouts, Cabins, Logs, Timber,