Publication: Trinity University Press, 1972, San Antonio
First edition. Signed by the author. Quarto. Gray cloth, titles stamped in gold gilt on the front cover and spine, green endpapers, xviii, 178 pp., preface, illustrated, chapter end notes, appendices, bibliography, glossary. Alfred Giles (1853-1920) the early architect for many of San Antonio's finest public buildings including Fort Sam Houston and private homes as well as some of the state's county court houses. He was known for his use of the native limestone which is so appealing. He also was an architect for many of Northern Mexico's cities. A fine copy and a beautiful book that is scarce today.
Inventory Number: 36829