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Historic Preservation

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  • A Graveyard Preservation Primerby Lynette Strangstad

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 40.50

    A Graveyard Preservation Primer has proven itself to be a time-tested resource for many who are seeking information regarding the protection and preservation of historic graveyards This fresh, updated edition has new information regarding project planning, documentation, research, landscaping, archaeology, current conservation treatments, public... more...

  • The Architecture of McKim, Mead & White in Photographs, Plans and Elevationsby Mead & McKim White

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 27.00

    First one-volume paperback edition of one of the most important documents in American architecture. 430 photos and over 250 line illustrations depict 130 structures in New York and other American cities, designed by celebrated firm. more...

  • Authentic Color Schemes for Victorian Housesby E. K. Rossiter; F. A. Wright

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 17.95

    Originally published in 1883, this now-rare book features 20 color plates illustrating directions for mixing primary and secondary colors to achieve olive, russet, citrine, sage, and other mellow tones of the era. more...

  • Fences, Gates and Garden Housesby Carl F. Schmidt

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 10.95

    A wealth of measured drawings and photographs depict wood fences, gates, and small garden houses of New England. Portrays several items from the 1770s to the 1820s, many of which no longer exist. more...

  • Architecture That Speaksby Nancy T. McCoy; David G. Woodcock; Carolyn Brown; Michael K. Young; Lilia Y. Gonzales

    Texas A&M University Press 2017; Not Available

    When the A&M College of Texas opened its doors in 1876, its early buildings followed a Victorian architectural style. Classical architecture came to the campus with the Academic Building, after the 1912 fire that destroyed Old Main. Subsequent buildings generally followed this neoclassical path, but the growth of the campus in the Depression era saw... more...

  • Specifications for Building Conservationby Rory Cullen; Rick Meier

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 60.00

    In Specifications for Building Conservation , the National Trust draws on a range of case studies and specifications to provide a much needed guide to specification writing for building conservation. Although traditional building accounts for approximately a quarter of all buildings in the UK, the old skills and understanding required for their care... more...

  • English Ironwork of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuriesby J Starkie Gardner

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 110.00

    This title comes with a new Introduction by Bethan Griffiths and Peter Milington. We are fortunate today that there is a far greater understanding and appreciation of our heritage, and how it should be cared for, than there was at the time J. Starkie Gardner's book was written. For the many people interested in and involved with the care and conservation... more...

  • Layers of Understandingby Helen Hughes

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 57.95

    These are the proceedings of an English Heritage national seminar which was organised to address growing concerns about the variable quality of architectural paint research currently being carried out. The book describes and explains its role in understanding and managing historic buildings. The contributions contained in this book are designed to... more...

  • Lime and Lime Mortarsby A. D. Cowper

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 33.95

    First published in 1927 by the Building Research Station, this volume provides a classification of lime and a complete review of its various uses in building construction and repair. This facsimile edition should be of interest and of practical value since the methods, terminology and practices detailed by Cowper are still valid today. A brief historical... more...

  • Reinventing Brantfordby Leo Groarke

    Dundurn 2009; US$ 9.99

    In Reinventing Brantford , Leo Groarke revisits the grandeur of Brantfords past, explores its economic collapse, and tells the story of the arrival of Wilfred Laurier University, its early struggles, its commitment to historic restoration, and its ultimate success as a catalyst for urban renewal. more...