Denison TX: Denison Heritage, Inc. 2001. 1st. Paperback. Oblong Octavo, (iv) 60pp; SIGNED by the author. Extensively illustrated w/photographs, drawings, etc. Illustrated wrappers in fine condition, as new. Item #15598
With book are the invitation and program for the Donald Mayes Tribute Weekend. Based on the prolific career of Mr. Mayes, the book shows dozens of his residences and commercial buildings, along with this Denison native's life story. Mr. Mayes was truly an architect of the people. He continued to design residential buildings until his death in 1966. His houses line many streets in Denison, Sherman and surrounding towns. Mr. Mayes liked unusual sites, and many photos show multilevel houses blending into trees and terraces.' (A.C. Greene) Published in conjunction with the Donald Mayes Tribute Weekend, 10/13-14, 2001. Includes Chronological Catalog of nearly 100 residential & commercial projects 1938-1966; Bibliography. Large (8 1/2" x 33") fold-out invitation reproduces front elevation of architectural plan for the Donald Mayes house in Denison.