Hardcover. Austin TX, Texas State Historical Association, 1st, 1994, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 128 pages, 109 b&w photographs by Hickman. Bright copy in a nice dust jacket. This remarkable book reproduces more than one hundred photographs taken by R. C. Hickman, a professional photographer whose work provides a fascinating visual record of life in Dallas's black community during the three decades following World War II.After the war, he returned to Dallas and joined the staff of the Dallas Star Post. He also worked as a freelance photographer for Jet magazine, for several newspapers in the East, and for the NAACP. His work led him to photograph notables such as Martin Luther King Jr., Thurgood Marshall, Ella Fitzgerald, Joe Louis, and others when they visited Dallas.
Hardcover. NY, Sol Lewis & Liveright, 1st, 1975, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, blue cloth boards and spine with silver letters over a red background on spine. 288 pages, b&w illustrations. The author has provided a new interpretation of General Custer's tenure in Texas following the Civil War where he comes to life as a wise and successful military leader during Reconstruction. This is the first work that focuses entirely on Custer's tenure in the Lone Star State the first to detail his successful stay in Austin. No dust jacket.
Hardcover. Austin, TX, University of Texas, 1st, 1984, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 143 pages. b&w and color illustrations throughout. Captures the best of Windberg's work with 50 of his finest paintings splendidly reproduced and illustrates the tranquity of the hillsides, meadows, harbors and shores of his beloved Lone Star State. Brown leather-like cover, gilt lettering to spine. Beautiful pictorial dust jacket with some edgewear. Very clean, tight and crisp copy.
Hardcover. College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press, 1st, 1985, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 148 pages. Collection of 61 full-page color plates of Frank Reaugh's work devoted to Texas. Introduction by Donald L. Weismann. Very good condition, very slight rubbing on the back of the dust jacket, ends of the spine have some wrinkling. The Texas landscape and the legendary longhorn are equally elegant in the beautiful impressionistic artwork of Frank Reaugh. This volume contains a large selection of impressionistic work by Reaugh, who began painting out on the prairies near Dallas in the late 1800s.
Softcover. Austin TX, University of Texas Press, 1st, 1985, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover, 127 pages, b&w and color plates. Bottom right corner slightly bumped. Else a very clean, tight copy.
Softcover. New York, Monacelli Press, 1st, 2004, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover, 183 pages, illustrated in color and b&w.Since 1988, New York-based architect Michael Bell has created a series of projects and essays that explore architectural and urban design for California, New York, and Texas -- the three most populous regions of the United States and, coincidentally, the three states in which he has lived and practiced. The first monograph on the architect, Michael Bell: Space Replaces Us; Essays and Projects on the City, includes both design work and writings.Bell has organized and designed two important installations, both of which include his work: "Endspace: Michael Bell and Hans Hofmann," at the University Art Museum, Berkeley, and "16 Houses: Owning a House in the City," at DiverseWorks in Houston, which featured his seminal Glass House @ 2 Degrees. Other projects included are an urban renewal scheme for a huge site in Far Rockaway, New York, and a series of residential projects, including the Ghent House, a modernist glass house currently under construction in upstate New York. Complementing the design projects are three major essays: "Having Heard Mathematics: The Topologies of Boxing," "Eyes in the Heat: RSE," and "New York City."
Hardcover. NY, Doubleday, 1st, 1968, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 297 pages. A biographical novel of Sam Houston. A powerful adventure story from the career of the famous Texan whose feats were often as gigantic as the state he wrenched away from Mexico.
Hardcover. Lubbock TX, Texas Tech University Press, 1st, 2007, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 212 pages, 132 b&w photos by J. Marcus Weekley. Documents the dance hall culture across the state.
Hardcover. Austin, TX, Texas Monthly Press, 1st, 1981, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, A book devoted to the various forms of folk art that have developed in Texas. Includes over 200 illustrations, approximately half of which are in color. Also contains biographical notes on the various featured artists. Very good condition, some wear to the edges and spine of the dust jacket.