Washington DC: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service, Technical Preservation Services Division, 1980. First edition. Decorated Wraps, Gold. Quarto, pp. 170. Includes Notes and Bibliography. Richly illustrated with b/w photos. Near Fine. Item #17410
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.