[Americana]. Sandwith, Hermione and Stainton, Sheila.
The National Trust Manual of Housekeeping
A practical guide to the conservation of old houses and their contents
Octavo, pp. 273, indexed, 77 b/w photos, "Inspired by an eighteenth-century housekeeping manual, this is a fascinating and authoritative guide to the care of old and valuable possessions." (from DJ) This book covers every aspect of cleaning, maintenance and preservation of objects of value, from tapestries to taxidermy, metalwork to marble. Detailed appendices list essential equipment and materials, together with the names and addresses of specialist suppliers.
Scarce National Trust title.
Edition: First paperback printing
Binding: Cloth over Boards
Condition: As New in Fine DJ
Book Id: 11347