London: Aurum Press, 2007. First paperback edition. Color Pictorial Wraps. Quarto, pp. 272, indexed, illustrated with color photographs. Publisher's sticker on front cover. Near Fine in Wraps. Item #20471
Britain's towns and cities still contain hundreds of thousands of Victorian houses, ranging from grand town houses to terraces of workers' cottages, from Italianate villas to Gothic Revival extravaganzas. For any house-proud owner of a Victorian property, this book represents a unique and invaluable resource. It is packed with information about Victorian architectural ideas, building methods and materials, as well as practical advice on maintenance and conservation. From the Old House Journal library.