American Adobes: Rural Houses of Northern New Mexico

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University of New Mexico Press, 1986 - Adobe houses - 185 pages
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Spears focuses on the vernacular architecture of rural adobe houses. Her rich text, illustrated with many photographs, documents a true indigenous style. Architects, historic preservationists, builders, and homeowners will find this book a valuable and long overdue contribution to the literature of the region. First published in 1986.

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Contents

Early Spanish Settlements
15
Yankee Newcomers
43
Evolution
67
Fundamentals of the Rural Adobe 9
91
Local Themes
125
Inside and Out
145
Notes
173
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