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By F G Dimes,J. Ashurst

one of many difficulties which beset the sensible conservation of stone structures is the fragmentation of the disciplines concerned. This ebook, with either volumes now to be had as one worthy paperback, brings those disciplines jointly via the involvement of participants with various reviews and methods to a similar material.

half one is an advent to the complexities and history heritage of stone conservation through the main entire description but produced of the development and ornamental stones utilized in the British Isles.

In half , practitioners keen on stone conservation describe ways that significant structural masonry difficulties, secondary construction difficulties and varied stone floor stipulations should be handled. a number of development forms and environments has been used to make sure that the extensive scope of universal difficulties is roofed. This moment a part of the ebook can be of sensible price to artwork historians, archaeologists, architects, surveyors and engineers, masonry contractors and sculpture conservators in fixing difficulties and in studying to take advantage of each one other's abilities and experience.

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