Building Conservation

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  • FRENCH, Thomas
    York Minster, The Great East Window (Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi: Great Britain) (Vol 2)

    Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1995

    161pp + 20pp of colour plates at back. c120 b/w photographic plates in text. 4to, original decorated dustjacket, fine. A detailed catalogue of the stained and painted glass in the Great East Window of York Minster. All photography is beautifully clear and both the black and white and colour images are stunning in their clarity and quality.

    Stock ID: 22559
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  • New Title WEAVER Lawrence (introduction by NAYLOR Andrew)
    English Leadwork: Its Art and History

    London, Donhead 2002

    288 pages with over 400 b/w photographs and drawings. 4to. Cloth, no d/w. New copy. Lawrence Weaver's design reference work appeared in 1909, and is now available from Donhead in this reprinted facsimile edition. It describes and documents many examples of decorative leadwork. Whilst examining in detail the history and workmanship to be found on fonts, statues, urns and vases, the book also includes more modest structures such as pipes, pipeheads and rainwater cisterns. The author also explores the use of lead in roofing, particularly for spires, steeples and domes, and points out that it is one of the most efficient of roofing materials, giving many excellent examples of its use on Sir Christopher Wren's churches…

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    London, Donhead 2002

    288 pages with over 400 b/w photographs and drawings. 4to. Cloth, no d/w. New copy. Lawrence Weaver's design reference work appeared in 1909, and is now available from Donhead in this reprinted facsimile edition. It describes and documents many examples of decorative leadwork. Whilst examining in detail the history and workmanship to be found on fonts, statues, urns and vases, the book also includes more modest structures such as pipes, pipeheads and rainwater cisterns. The author also explores the use of lead in roofing, particularly for spires, steeples and domes, and points out that it is one of the most efficient of roofing materials, giving many excellent examples of its use on Sir Christopher Wren's churches in London. This volume will be of value to craftsmen engaged in leadwork, conservation professionals and all architects and architectural historians with an interest in this field.

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    Stock ID: 22372
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  • BUNKER B.
    Cruck Buildings An opinion as to their origin and dating arising from a study of existing and recently demolished Cruck Buildings in North Derbyshire and South Yorkshire

    Ripley G. C. Brittain and Sons Ltd. - effectively privately printed. n.d. c1970

    VIII + 84pp. + 16 pp. separate b/w photographs (32) + 2 sep. pp. b/w fig. + 4 single-sided sep. b/w maps (inc. one fold-out) + 2pp. addendum. Quarto. in chipped and worn dust wrapper. Bunker's thorough examination, completed with many ills., is detailed and useful. Signed by the author on front paste down dedicated to Mr and Mrs Cathels. Their book ticket also on front paste down.

    Stock ID: 21092
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  • MILLAR, William. (Edited by G P BANKART)
    Plastering Plain & Decorative A practical treatise on the art and craft, including full descriptions of materials, processes and appliances, and an account of historical plastering

    London B T Batsford 1927

    Fourth edition revised and enlarged. xiii +350pp Includes 278 illustrations from photographs on 125 plates mostly new to this edition. Cloth a little grubby else good. Some scattered foxing on prelims, small tear to bottom of one page in prelims [ text not affected] else a good copy. Key work on all aspects of historical plastering techniques.

    Stock ID: 22289
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  • Modern Practical Masonry by [BATSFORD] WARLAND, Edmund George. (introduction by WEEKS Christopher)
    [BATSFORD] WARLAND, Edmund George. (introduction by WEEKS Christopher)
    Modern Practical Masonry A Comprehensive Treatise on the Practice of the Various Branches of the Craft: General, Monumental, Marble and Granite: For the use of Craftsmen, Students, Teachers, Builders, & Architects.

    London, B.T. Batsford 1929

    First Edition. xvi + 284pp with over 600 illustrations, 18 plates and 59 photographs. 4to. Cloth covered boards with embossed title on front and spine. Boards a little dusty. Internally vg indeed. One of the classic works in its field, Warland's book remains an essential reference for stone masons and conservation practitioners working with historic buildings. It provides a clear and simple guide to the subject, based on meticulous and beautiful drawings. Organised in three sections, it includes chapters on construction details; methods of working particular structural shapes; basic and advanced geometry and setting out. This first edition also includes forms and tables omitted from later editions to be used as templates for costing and…

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    London, B.T. Batsford 1929

    First Edition. xvi + 284pp with over 600 illustrations, 18 plates and 59 photographs. 4to. Cloth covered boards with embossed title on front and spine. Boards a little dusty. Internally vg indeed. One of the classic works in its field, Warland's book remains an essential reference for stone masons and conservation practitioners working with historic buildings. It provides a clear and simple guide to the subject, based on meticulous and beautiful drawings. Organised in three sections, it includes chapters on construction details; methods of working particular structural shapes; basic and advanced geometry and setting out. This first edition also includes forms and tables omitted from later editions to be used as templates for costing and estimating work. These are as relevant today as they were in the 1920s.

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    Stock ID: 22288
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  • Vernacular Houses in North Yorkshire and Cleveland by HARRISON Barry and HUTTON Barbara
    HARRISON Barry and HUTTON Barbara
    Vernacular Houses in North Yorkshire and Cleveland

    Edinburgh John Donald Publishers Limited 1984

    254pp illustrated with b/w plates, line ills and plans. 4to. Vg in good dw. Based on a study of 770 buildings in North Yorkshire and Cleveland. Original research. and a fascinating history of the changing regional environment and distinctive architecture of the area. Hard to find.

    Stock ID: 22167
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  • CAROE Alban D.R.
    Old Churches and Modern Craftsmanship

    Oxford University Press 1949 1949

    xxi + 233pp and 23 b/w plates at the end. Cloth. Very good. Slight fading on spine and front board, mark and small indentation in top right corner of front board. Important review of care and conservation of churches. Armourial bookplate on front pastedown.

    Stock ID: 21630
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