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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 e-book, with either volumes now to be had as one worthwhile paperback, brings those disciplines jointly via the involvement of individuals with varied studies and methods to an analogous material.

half one is an advent to the complexities and history background of stone conservation via the main complete description but produced of the construction and ornamental stones utilized in the British Isles.

In half , practitioners concerned about stone conservation describe ways that significant structural masonry difficulties, secondary construction difficulties and diverse stone floor stipulations can be handled. quite a few construction kinds and environments has been used to make sure that the vast scope of universal difficulties is roofed. This moment a part of the publication can be of useful 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 abilities and experience.

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