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By F G Dimes

One of many difficulties which beset the sensible conservation of stone structures is the fragmentation of the disciplines concerned. This booklet, with either volumes now to be had as one helpful paperback, brings those disciplines jointly through the involvement of participants with various stories and techniques to an analogous material.

half one is an advent to the complexities and historical past background of stone conservation by way of the main entire description but produced of the development and ornamental stones utilized in the British Isles.

In half , practitioners desirous about stone conservation describe ways that significant structural masonry difficulties, secondary development difficulties and diversified stone floor stipulations can be taken care of. a number of construction forms and environments has been used to make sure that the extensive scope of universal difficulties is roofed. This moment a part of the publication might be of functional 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 adventure.

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