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Built in Texas

By: Abernethy, Francis Edward

Price: $25.00

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

Seller ID: 133983

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 intr... View more info

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Buildings of Berkeley, The

By: Bernhardi, Robert

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, Robert Bernhardi: 1971

Seller ID: 140199

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 116 pages. 7 7/8"w x 10 3/4"h. Full blue cloth boards. Tears on worn price-clipped dust jacket. Previous owner's name inside. Many b&w photos. Included are brief biographies of the architects who designed the buildings, and information on the inhabitatns who occupied them. View more info

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Spirit and Vision: Images of Ranchos De Taos Church : Essays

By: D'Emilio, Sandra; Campbell, Suzan; Kessell, John L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, NM, Museum of New Mexico Press: 1987

Seller ID: 144495

ISBN: 0890131694

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full brown cloth boards. 9"w x 11 1/4"h. 128 pages. "The mission church of San Francisco de Asis in Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico, has been portrayed more often, by more artists, than any other church in the United States. Its mysterious sculptural form, created out of the indigenous building materials of wood and adobe, has been a source of inspiration for artists and other travelers in northern New Mexico for nearly one hundred years." This book is a stunning tribute to the church and the art it has inspired. View more info

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ADOBE! Homes and Interiors: of Taos, Santa Fe and the Southwest

By: Seth, Sandra; Seth, Laurel

Price: $19.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Taylor Trade Publishing: 1988

Seller ID: 133492

ISBN: 0942655001

Condition: Near Fine


Book is Fine in every respect: text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind, straight, solid binding, sharp corners to the covers, no notable wear of any sort. Dust jacket is price clipped, shows light shelf wear, a tiny amount of edge wear. In business for 20 years, we provide excellent customer service and ship with packing material appropriate to insure that your purchase arrives undamaged. View more info

American Adobes Rural Houses of Northern New Mexico

By: Spears, Beverley

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Univ of New Mexico Press: 1986

Seller ID: 142085

ISBN: 0826308961

Condition: Very Good


Book is in excellent condition with very light cover wear only. Binding is solid and square, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 185 page with a great many large b&w photos, architectural drawings illustrating the details of the construction featured, also floor plans. Previous owner's marks on publisher's half page. View more info

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Paul Strand: Southwest

By: Trudy Wilner Stack; Rebecca Busselle

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Aperture: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 144765

ISBN: 1931788464

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with the only blemish being the upper corners are bumped. Binding is solid and square, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows the slightest signs of shelf wear with one one inch tear at lower back cover. 112 pages full of large b&w prints. View more info

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Mud, Space and Spirit: Handmade Adobes

By: Virginia Gray; Alan Macrae

Price: $75.95

Publisher: Capra Press: 1976

Seller ID: 145400

ISBN: 0884960595

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with light wear to covers, slightly curled corners. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind except as noted below. 95 pages with b&w photos of mud house exteriors, interiors, bathrooms, hippies, hippy clothing, hippy children, art, windows, doors stoves, etc. Pretty super-hippie. Not a construction guide but a photo essay of adobe homes of the era. Previous owner's inscription at front endpaper View more info