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DECORATIVE DESIGN MEXICAN HOMES Art Interior Architecture VERNA SHIPWAY 1978

DECORATIVE DESIGN MEXICAN HOMES Art Interior Architecture VERNA SHIPWAY 1978
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  • Subject: Art & Photography
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Topic: Architecture
  • Original/Facsimile: Original
  • Special Attributes: Dust Jacket, Illustrated
  • Year Printed: 1978
  • Language: English


Title: Decorative Design in Mexican Homes

Author: Verna Cook Shipway, Warren Shipway
Publisher: Architectural Book Publishing Company, New York
Copyright Date and Edition: 1978, fifth printing
ISBN: 0803800584
Pages: 249 pages
Format, Size: Hardcover with dust jacket, 8 1/2" by 11"
Language: English
Illustrations: filled with 350 beautiful duotone photographs, black-and-white illustrations and sketches/diagrams/plans

In this volume, Verna Cook Shipway and Warren Shipway explore the influences that have informed the traditional Mexican house -- the cultures on which Mexican architecture and decorative motifs are based. Covers all aspects of Mexican interiors -- see above for the list of chapters. Richly illustrated with 350 photographs (and plans/sketches) from a wide variety of authentic Mexican homes of bygone years. Great reference for true Mexican design details. A lovely survey of the timelessness and beauty of Mexican interiors and architecture.

Text includes Foreword, Picture Locations, Glossary, as well as sections on:

Arcades; Balconies and Balustrades; Beds and Bathrooms; Cabinets, Chests and Cupboards; Cancelas and Celosias; Ceilings, Pierced, Beamed and Cupolas; Chairs and Benches; Conchas and Niches; Cristos, Santos, and Oratorios; Day of the Dead, Masks, and Mobiles; Dining Rooms and Buffets; Doors and Shutters; Facades and Entrances; Fireplaces and Chimneys; Frescoes and Murals; Garden Walls, Gates, Paving, and Citarillas; Hardware; Ironwork; Kitchens, Grills, Braceros and Tiles; Lanterns, Lamps and Chandeliers; Mirrors, Frames and Paintings; Paneling, Wall Hangings and Rugs; Patios, Pools and Fountains; Pottery; Pre-Conquest Figures; Salas, Estancias, and Foyers; Salomonicas, Pilasters and Sculpture; Stableyards, Tack Rooms, and Bars; Tables; Terrazas, Eaves and Corredores; Thatching and Sunshades; Trasteros and Shelving; Trojes; Varguenos, Papeleras, and Desks; Zaguans and Stairs.

Some of the homes and locations pictured include: 
Arturo Alonso, Cuernavaca
Artes de Mexico Internacionales, Mexico City
Marcos de Azambuja, Villa Obregon
Paul Barmes, San Miguel de Allende
Giorgio Belloli, Marfil near Guanajuato
Harry Brown, Marfil near Guanajuato
Casa de Los Tesoros, Alamos
Ernesto Cervantes, Oaxaca
Ray Cote, Santa Maria Hills, Morelia
Francisco Cusi, Lomas (Rodolfo Ayala architect)
San Carlos Ganaderia, San Miguel de Allende (Xavier Barbosa, architect)
Francisco Valencia Garcia, San Miguel de Allende
Matilde Holbert, Cuernavaca (Rodolfo Ayala, architect)
Houses in Patzcuaro, Queretaro, Coyoacan, Cholula, etc.
Elton Hyder Jr., San Miguel de Allende (Norman Alfe and J.B. Johnson architects)
Vernon Moore, Cuernavaca
Carlos Formoso Obregon, Villa Obregon
Carl Renstrom (Manuel Parra, architect)
Wade Leandro Rovirosa (Augusto Alvarez, architect)
G. Willard Somers, Alamos
Villa Montana, Santa Maria Hills, Morelia (Ray Cote architect)
Victor Villegas, Guanajuato

REFERENCES TO CONDITION AND/OR ITEM DESCRIPTION INFORMATION PROVIDED BY EBAY IN THEIR ITEM SPECIFICS MAY HAVE DISCREPANCIES. ACTUAL CONDITION AND PUBLISHING DETAILS ARE GIVEN WITHIN MY LISTING.

Condition: The condition definition listed in the "Item Specifics" box above is generated by Ebay. The following is my specific condition description. Good condition, coming from a smoke-free, pet-free environment. Binding tight, pages clean and intact (pages and text block have age toning), covers have general light wear (minor corner and edge wear), dust jacket has much general wear (corner, edge and spine wear, many edge tears, age toning, price corner is clipped, much surface wear). 

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