Washington DC: Foundation for Preservation Technology (APT), 1983. First edition. Glossy Pictorial Cover, white. Quarto, pp. 224, indexed, illustrated with b/w drawings and photographs. Case studies of many building materials and technologies by noted experts in their fields. Very good. Item #19721
An extremely scarce and early document of historic preservation, by a noted luminary of the field, Ward Jandl. Features an intro by Hugh Miller and 7 case study articles, by respected practitioners in their specialty, on major building materials and trades: including architectural terra cotta, balloon framing, hand forged iron, cast iron in architecture, decorative metal roofing and nineteenth century "economical" painting. From the library of author Daniel D. Reiff.