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Architectural Tiles: Conservation and Restoration

by Lesley Durbin

Providing hands on advice for the conservator, Architectural Tiles: Conservation and Restoration is a unique and valuable guide.

Topics covered offer practical guidance on conservation and restoration techniques...


Care and Conservation of Geological Material

by Frank Howie

This is the first book to specifically address the preservation of an increasingly important group of materials. Techniques for processing minerals and rocks in the field and laboratory are outlined as well...


History of Architectural Conservation

by Jukka Jokilehto

A History of Architectural Conservation expands knowledge about the conservation of ancient monuments, works of art and historic buildings. It includes the origins of the interest in conservation within the...


Scientific Investigation of Copies, Fakes and Forgeries

by Paul Craddock

The faking and forgery of works of art and antiquities is probably now more extensive than ever before. The frauds are aided by new technologies, from ink jet printers to epoxy resins, and driven by the astronomic...


Pigment Compendium: Optical Microscopy of Historical Pigments

by Nicholas Eastaugh, Valentine Walsh & Tracey Chaplin

This is an essential purchase for all painting conservators and conservation scientists dealing with paintings and painted objects. It provides the first definitive manual dedicated to optical microscopy of...


Sustainability & Historic Preservation: Toward a Holistic View

by Richard Longstreth, Rebecca Howell Crew, Richard Wagner & Shary Page Berg et al.

Sustainability and Historic Preservation: Towards a Holistic View broadens the horizons of the mushrooming drive to correlate the objectives of these two spheres. To date, discussions of the relationship between...


Conservation Treatment Methodology

by Barbara Appelbaum

Conservation Treatment Methodology presents a systematic approach to decision-making for conservation treatments. The methodology is applicable to all cultural property, independent of object type or material,...


Textile Conservator's Manual

by Sheila Landi

This second edition of 'Textile Conservator's Manual', now revised and available in paperback, provides an in-depth review of the current practice, ethics and materials used in textile conservation. Concentrating...


Conservation of Building and Decorative Stone

by F G Dimes & J. Ashurst

One of the problems which beset the practical conservation of stone buildings is the fragmentation of the disciplines involved. This book, with both volumes now available as one invaluable paperback, brings...


Tapestry Conservation: Principles and Practice

by Frances Lennard & Maria Hayward

Tapestry Conservation: Principles and Practice explores current practice and recent research in tapestry conservation, promoting awareness of recent developments among conservators and custodians of tapestries....


X-Radiography of Textiles, Dress and Related Objects

by Sonia O'Connor & Mary Brooks

X-radiography of textile objects reveals hidden features as well as unexpected components and materials. This non-destructive technique throws light on construction, manufacturing techniques, use, wear, repair,...


Conservation of Building and Decorative Stone

by F G Dimes & J. Ashurst

One of the problems which beset the practical conservation of stone buildings is the fragmentation of the disciplines involved. This book, with both volumes now available as one invaluable paperback, brings...


Conservation and Restoration of Glass

by Sandra Davison & R.G. Newton

Conservation and Restoration of Glass is an in-depth guide to the materials and practices required for the care and preservation of glass objects. It provides thorough coverage of both theoretical and practical...


Contemporary Theory of Conservation

by Salvador Munoz-Vinas

Classical theories of conservation are well known in the heritage community, but in the last two decades thinking has shifted, and classical theory has faced increasing criticism. Contemporary Theory of Conservation...


Conservation

by Alison Richmond & Alison Bracker

'Conservation: Principles, Dilemmas, and Uncomfortable Truths' presents multi-perspective critical analyses of the ethics and principles that guide the conservation of works of art and design, archaeological...


Architectural Tiles: Conservation and Restoration

by Lesley Durbin

Providing hands on advice for the conservator, Architectural Tiles: Conservation and Restoration is a unique and valuable guide.

Topics covered offer practical guidance on conservation and restoration techniques...


Fragments of the World: Uses of Museum Collections

by Suzanne Keene

During the past decade a number of individual museums have found imaginative ways of using their collections and of making them accessible. However, museum collections as a whole are enormous in size and quantity...


Textile Conservation

by Frances Lennard & Patricia Ewer

Textile Conservation: Advances in Practice demonstrates the development in the role and practice of the textile conservator and captures the current diversity of textile conservators' work.

The book focuses...


History of Architectural Conservation

by Jukka Jokilehto

A History of Architectural Conservation expands knowledge about the conservation of ancient monuments, works of art and historic buildings. It includes the origins of the interest in conservation within the...


X-Radiography of Textiles, Dress and Related Objects

by Sonia O'Connor & Mary Brooks

X-radiography of textile objects reveals hidden features as well as unexpected components and materials. This non-destructive technique throws light on construction, manufacturing techniques, use, wear, repair,...