Caring for Your Historic House; Preserving and Maintaining: Structural Systems, Roofs, Masonry, Plaster, Wallpapers, Paint, Mechanical and Electrical Systems, Windows, Woodwork, Flooring, Landscape.

New York: Harry N Abrams, 1998. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo, pp. 256, indexed. There is a foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton and a brief introduction by Richard H. Jenrette, and separate chapters on roofs, masonry, windows, paint, and other topics, each written by an expert. There are 187 illustrations, including 65 plates in color and 34 line drawings. A massive and really good compilation for anyone with an interest in an older house. Very Good in Very Good DJ. Item #742

A very good, comprehensive study, including coverage on all the trades-related issues.

Price: $50.00