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- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 90.00
This book is a comprehensive resource covering the principles and practice of the conservation and restoration of furniture, and other decorative art objects made wholly or partly of wood. It integrates theory with practice to show the principles which govern interaction between wooden objects, the environmental and conservation treatments and the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 69.95
Taking a radical position counter to many previous histories and theories of the interior, domesticity and the home, The Emergence of the Interior considers how the concept and experience of the domestic interior have been formed from the beginning of the nineteenth century. It considers the interior's emergence in relation to the thinking of Walter... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 190.00
Conservation and Restoration of Glass is an in-depth guide to the materials and practices required for the care and preservation of glass objects. It provides thorough coverage of both theoretical and practical aspects of glass conservation. This new edition of Newton and Davison's original book, Conservation of Glass, includes sections on the nature... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2008; US$ 75.00
Preservation has traditionally focused on saving prominent buildings of historical or architectural significance. Preserving cultural landscapesthe combined fabric of the natural and man-made environmentsis a relatively new and often misunderstood idea among preservationists, but it is of increasing importance. The essays collected in this... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2000; US$ 25.00
This book sets the work of Frank Selwyn Macaulay Bennett, Dean of Chester 192037, in context, and traces the influence on other cathedrals of the changes he instituted at Chester. His earlier work as parish priest and his interrelated writings on theology and on education, health, and ecumenism are examined for the light they shed on his practice.... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 84.00
In the popular imagination, the controversial 1963 demolition of Pennsylvania Station gave birth to New York Citys historic preservation movement. As Randall Mason reveals, however, historic preservation has been a persistent force in the development of New York since the 1890s, when the citys leading politicians, planners, and architects... more...
- Pocket Books 2009; US$ 18.99
The Medina -- the Old City -- of Fez is the best-preserved, medieval walled city in the world. Inside this vibrant Moroccan community, internet cafes and mobile phones coexist with a maze of donkey-trod alleyways, thousand-year-old sewer systems, and Arab-style houses, gorgeous with intricate, if often shabby, mosaic work. While vacationing in... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2009; US$ 40.00
The great majority of the South's plantation homes have been destroyed over time, and many have long been forgotten. In Lost Plantations of the South , Marc R. Matrana weaves together photographs, diaries and letters, architectural renderings, and other rare documents to tell the story of sixty of these vanquished estates and the people who once... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2009; US$ 22.50
Now available for the first time in paperback, Farm House tells the story of the first structure built on the Iowa State University campus. Mary Atherly provides a comprehensive history of the Farm House from its founding days to its role as the center of activity for the new college to its second life as a welcoming museum visited by thousands each... more...