Stock Image

Historic New Mexico Churches

Lux, Annie

ISBN 10: 1423601696 / ISBN 13: 9781423601692
Published by Gibbs Smith, 2007
New Condition: New Hardcover
From Penobscot Books (Searsport, ME, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since January 26, 2005

Quantity Available: 1

Buy New
List Price: US$ 29.95
Price: US$ 225.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 9.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

NEW BOOK and DJ, both in GIFT-quality MNT condition, with new Mylar protective sleeve. // Hardcover, 144 pages, elegantly illustrated. // NO FINER COPY EXISTS. Bookseller Inventory # 008056

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Historic New Mexico Churches

Publisher: Gibbs Smith

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Edition: First Edition

About this title

Synopsis:

Churches have played a major role in New Mexico's culture and history since the earliest days of its colonization. Lavishly illustrated with more than 100 photographs by Daniel Nadelbach, Historic New Mexico Churches tells the story of New Mexico through its churches: their history and legends, and the people who built them. From the massive mission churches built by the Franciscan friars during the days of the conquistadors through the smaller adobe chapels lovingly created by Spanish settlers to the grand Gothic and Romanesque edifices erected by New Mexico's first bishop, the book leads readers on a journey through war and famine, growth and expansion, rebellion and reconciliation.

From the Inside Flap:

Historic New Mexico Churches
This compelling story of New Mexico is seen through rich layers of culture and art that evolved its historic churches. From massive mission churches to smaller adobe chapels to grand Gothic and Romanesque edifices, New Mexico is its churches, and Annie Lux tells their stories in language that is both compelling and adoring. All along the back roads and byways of New Mexico are roadside chapels and community churches, lavishly photographed by Daniel Nadelbach. Among Santa Fe's historic edifices are the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi as well as the San Miguel Chapel, which claims to be the oldest church in the United States. Capturing our attention as well are the Loretto Chapel with its miraculous staircase and the Santuario de Guadalupe with its famous altar screen. Several Native American Pueblos are also featured, including Acoma Pueblo, whose San Esteban del Rey Church is the only existing pueblo mission church to survive the Pueblo Revolt of 1680 unscathed. This book is a journey through cultures and time, war and famine, growth and expansion, rebellion and reconciliation.
Annie Lux has written plays, screenplays, essays, and magazine articles. She studied writing at Carnegie Mellon University and at New York University, and received an MFA in playwriting from Columbia University. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Daniel Nadelbach has been a photographer for the past eighteen years, working worldwide for such clients as Western Interiors & Design, Phoenix Home & Garden, and Australian Vogue. Originally from New York, Daniel has lived and worked in Paris, London, Madrid, and Tokyo; he?is presently based in Santa Fe.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Penobscot Books is a seven room premier bookstore located in Searsport, ME, at the top of Penobscot Bay. The owners, Howard and Kate La Rue, created a bookstore that they felt like they would like to visit and numerous customers feel the same.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Payment by VISA or MASTERCARD. All orders shipped within 48 business hours. Books shipped UPS/Priority Mail or Global Priority, upon request, or book rate otherwise. By ordering this book you agree that your credit card will be charged. We pride ourselves on delivering fine books in a timely manner. If you have any problems or have not received your book, please contact us immediately, before you dispute our charge with your credit card company/bank. Any Credit Card 'chargeback' upon resolution ...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavier or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping charge is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

MasterCard Visa