Architectural Tiles: Conservation and Restoration: 2nd Edition (e-Book) book cover

Architectural Tiles: Conservation and Restoration

2nd Edition

By Lesley Durbin, Lesley Durbin


240 pages

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Hardback: 9780415840583
pub: 2014-07-08
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pub: 2014-05-12
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This book aims to advise and encourage on appropriate means towards preservation of the valuable heritage. It is an accessible resource to anyone who is interested either professionally or as an enthusiast in the preservation of historic architectural tiles.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Looking at tile schemes 3. Tile-making: past and present 4. Mortar and construction methods used in historic tile schemes 5. Principles of conservation for architectural tile schemes 6. Methods of conservation 7. Troubleshooting: tools, products, and health and safety 8. Case studies

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES / Care & Restoration