[Metal]. Gayle, Margot and David W. Look; John G. Waite.
Metals in America's Historic Buildings
Uses and Preservation Treatments
U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service, Technical Preservation Services Division
Quarto, pp. 170. Includes Notes and Bibliography. Richly illustrated with b/w photos.
An excellent, practical guide to the preservation of architectural metalwork. Part I is "A Historical Survey of Metals" by Margot Gayle and David W. Look. Part II is the extensive "Deterioration and Methods of Preserving Metals" by John G. Waite. We also have many of the technical titles listed in the extensive bibliography in our inventory.
Edition: First edition
Binding: Decorated Wraps, Gold
Condition: Near Fine
Book Id: 17410