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Care & restoration of antiques books

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Conservation and Restoration of Ceramics by Susan Buys, Victoria Oakley Conservation and Restoration of Ceramics
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The Conservation and Restoration of Ceramics brings together the wide range of current information relevant to the practising conservator. The book opens with a discussion of the fundamental nature of the ceramic medium, information which is of primary importance when...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/07/2016

Fragments of the World: Uses of Museum Collections by Suzanne Keene Fragments of the World: Uses of Museum Collections

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 and the question of how can...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/12/2015

The Organic Chemistry of Museum Objects by John Mills, Raymond White The Organic Chemistry of Museum Objects
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'The Organic Chemistry of Museum Objects' makes available in a single volume, a survey of the chemical composition, properties and analysis of the whole range of organic materials incorporated into objects and artworks found in museum collections. The authors cover...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/10/2015

A Practical Guide to Costume Mounting by Lara Flecker A Practical Guide to Costume Mounting

The effective preparation of garments for display is essential for exhibitions of contemporary and historical dress. Costumes not only need to be visually appealing but also fully supported and historically accurate. This book provides a comprehensive guide to mounting costumes...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2015

Cleworth An Artfulllife by Harold Cleworth Cleworth An Artfulllife


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2015

Care and Conservation of Manuscripts 14 Proceedings of the Fourteenth International Seminar Held at the University of Copenhagen 1719 October 2012 by Matthew J. Driscoll Care and Conservation of Manuscripts 14 Proceedings of the Fourteenth International Seminar Held at the University of Copenhagen 1719 October 2012

Care and Conservation of Manuscripts collects the best contemporary scholarship on the conservation, preservation, and use of historic manuscripts, often engaging issues surrounding the history of books and manuscripts as well. Volume 14 contains over thirty contributions by top scholars...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/07/2014

Furniture Care Repairing & Restoring Tables by William Cook Furniture Care Repairing & Restoring Tables

An expert practical guide to the essential restoration techniques for antique tables, shown in unique step-by-step photography. Includes how to dismantle, reassemble, repair, restore, polish, wax and stain.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/2014

Furniture Care: Repairing & Restoring Chairs Professional Techniques to Bring Your Furniture Back to Life by William Cook Furniture Care: Repairing & Restoring Chairs Professional Techniques to Bring Your Furniture Back to Life

An expert practical guide to the essential restoration techniques for antique chairs, shown in unique step-by-step photography. Includes how to dismantle, reassemble, repair, restore, upholster, polish, wax and stain.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/2014

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Airplanes of World War I Coloring Book by Carlo Demand Airplanes of World War I Coloring Book


Format: Paperback - Released: 17/07/2013

Airstream Memories by John Brunkowski Airstream Memories

The legendary Airstream travel trailer, with its unmistakable shiny aluminum airplane fuselage design, has been the world's most recognized RV for over 80 yearsalso making Airstream the oldest and longest operating producer of RVs. This book is the first-ever to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2012

A Practical Guide to Costume Mounting by Lara Flecker A Practical Guide to Costume Mounting

The effective preparation of garments for display is essential for exhibitions of contemporary and historical dress. Costumes not only need to be visually appealing but also fully supported and historically accurate. This book provides a comprehensive guide to mounting costumes...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2012

Conservation of Plaster and Plaster Finishes by Trevor Proudfoot Conservation of Plaster and Plaster Finishes

Plaster enhances and decorates many of our historic and modern buildings. Decorative plaster, however, is not always easily identified. It can be modelled, plain, painted, polished, gilded, or hardened to look like concrete. It is important when caring for statuary...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2012

Tips, Tools, and Techniques to Care for Antiques, Collectibles, and Other Treasures by Georgia Kemp Caraway Tips, Tools, and Techniques to Care for Antiques, Collectibles, and Other Treasures

What common baking ingredient can conceal white rings on furniture? (Crushed pecans.) How do you detect a repair in a pottery vase you want to buy? (Look at it under a black light.) What's the best way to remove water...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/04/2012

Ein T-Rex Lernt Fliegen by Stefan Pichel Ein T-Rex Lernt Fliegen


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 03/04/2012

The Ring Bit History, Form, & Function by Donald Minzenmayer The Ring Bit History, Form, & Function

A definitive reference on the ring bit, considered by some as one of the most humane and effective bits for a horse bridle. From as far back as the fourteenth century cavalry units of European, Middle Eastern, and Asian empires...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/10/2011

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