Oxford, NY: David Hayles, 2015. First edition, Limited to 100 copies. Color Pictorial Boards. Quarto, pp 326, illustrated with color photographs. Signed by the author in 2020 on the front endpaper. New. Item #20118
Scagliola, a plastering technique used to create the look of marble is the life work of author and expert preservationist David Hayles. He recently won the prestigious Askins Award from the Preservation Trades Network. This beautiful volume contains techniques and "recipes" developed over the centuries from the Benedictine monks to public buildings in America. Stunning photographs on each page.