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By F G Dimes,J. Ashurst

one of many difficulties which beset the sensible conservation of stone constructions is the fragmentation of the disciplines concerned. This ebook, with either volumes now to be had as one worthwhile paperback, brings those disciplines jointly through the involvement of individuals with diverse studies and methods to an identical material.

half one is an creation to the complexities and history historical past of stone conservation through the main finished description but produced of the construction and ornamental stones utilized in the British Isles.

In half , practitioners serious about stone conservation describe ways that significant structural masonry difficulties, secondary construction difficulties and varied stone floor stipulations can be taken care of. quite a few development varieties and environments has been used to make sure that the huge scope of universal difficulties is roofed. This moment a part of the publication can be of sensible worth to paintings historians, archaeologists, architects, surveyors and engineers, masonry contractors and sculpture conservators in fixing difficulties and in studying to exploit every one other's talents and experience.

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