Texas Homes of the 19th Century, Texas Public Buildings of the 19th Century, 2 Books

Drury Blakeley Alexander

ISBN 10: 0292780060 / ISBN 13: 9780292780064
Published by University of Texas Press, Austin, TX, 1974
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Texas Homes of the 19th Century, Texas Public Buildings of the 19th Century, 2 Books by Drury Blakeley Alexander. Published by University of Texas Press, Austin, TX, 1974. 1st Edition. Hardbound, Paper DJ. Size 4to. Condition: Fine in Repaired DJ. Orig owners name & address stamp stamped on front loose end paper. 305 Pgs. ISBN 0292780060. LCCN 74-578. Publications Number One and Two, The Texas Architectural Survey. Sponsored by the Amon Carter Museum of Western Art and the School of Architecture, UT at Austin. Homes: 1966, 1st Ed. 276 pages. LCCN 66-27416. Text by Drury Blakeley Alexander. Photographs by Todd Webb. Foreword by Harry H Ransom. Presents charming evidence of the diversity of national cultures from which Texans came. This book provides a visual summary of the state's dramatic history from the time Anglo-Americans first entered the region, already rich in its Spanish architectural heritage, until the close of the century. Public Buildings: 1974, 1st Ed. 305 pages. ISBN 0292780060, LCCN 74-578. Text by Willard B Robinson. Photographs by Todd Webb. Foreword by Drury Blakeley. Published for the Amon Carter Museum of Western Art. In striking photographs and a knowledgeable text reveal the subjective qualities of 19th century public architecture in Texas. Considering all types of buildings except residences, they describe the warmth, fine scale, and beauty of churches, courthouses, federal buildings, hotels, and commercial places. Emphasizing the romantic point of view that prevailed, they document the associations between architectural style and the values of the people who built. Detailed info on individual buildings is included with the plates, leaving the text free of excessive descriptive details. Description text copyright 2014 BooksForComfort. Item ID 29157. Bookseller Inventory # 29157

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Title: Texas Homes of the 19th Century, Texas ...

Publisher: University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

Publication Date: 1974

Binding: Hardback

Illustrator: Todd Webb

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Poor

Edition: 1st edition.

Book Type: book

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Wonderful historic photographs of Texas buildings.

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