A comprehensive guide to the features and designs of residential property built between the mid-eighteenth century and outbreak of the Second World War. A source of reference and advice for anybody owning or living in a period property.
A complete home owner’s guide to the styles and features of period property, this book is ideal for examining the history and design of different architectural features, while also provides advice on restoration and repair work.
The definitive reference for all owners of period property, this book includes historical notes and information on period features of houses built between the mid-18th century and the Second World War. Providing practical guidance on all aspects of sympathetic care and repair, this is an essential book for people who want to know more about the architecture, structure and design of their period property.
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“The most comprehensive manual of its kind to date.”
The Victorian Society
Albert Jackson and David Day are the authors of the bestselling Collins Complete DIY Manual and Collins Complete Woodworker’s Manual. They have made many television appearances and have presented two major BBC series on furniture making and renovation.
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Book Description Harpercollins Pub Ltd, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. illustrated edition. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007127618