New York: H. Holt, 1989. First American edition. Cloth Binding w/illustrated DJ. Quarto, pp. 144, indexed, Color photographs throughout. Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket. Item #1979
Organized by building materials, metal, paint, stone, brick, glass, and so forth, this volume describes the conservation and restoration techniques for many historic building trades. Etched glass, trompe l'oeil wallpaper and reclaimed wood are some of the crafts shown and explained. In addition, there is an invaluable list of companies, guilds and craftsmen doing this work.