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  1. Conservation of Furniture

    By Shayne Rivers, Nick Umney

    Series: Routledge Series in Conservation and Museology

    This book is a comprehensive resource covering the principles and practice of the conservation and restoration of furniture. A review of the historical development of furniture introduces a wide range of structural types and materials that may be encountered, including wood, ivory, turtleshell,...

    Published December 21st 2012 by Routledge

  2. Conservation of Easel Paintings

    Edited by Joyce Hill Stoner, Rebecca Rushfield

    Series: Routledge Series in Conservation and Museology

    Conservation of Easel Paintings is the first comprehensive text on the history, philosophy, and methods of treatment of easel paintings that combines both theory with practice. With contributions from an international group of experts and interviews with important artists, this volume provides an...

    Published September 25th 2012 by Routledge

  3. A Practical Guide to Costume Mounting

    By Lara Flecker

    Series: Routledge Series in Conservation and Museology

    The effective preparation of garments for display is essential for exhibitions of contemporary and historical dress. Costumes not only need to be visually appealing but also fully supported and historically accurate. This book provides a comprehensive guide to mounting costumes from the eighteenth...

    Published September 15th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Paper and Water: A Guide for Conservators

    By Gerhard Banik, Irene Bruckle

    Series: Routledge Series in Conservation and Museology

    This is the first compendium for conservation professionals involved in the preservation of paper artifacts in archives, libraries and fine art museums around the world. The global team of expert authors explain the principal interactions between paper and water, a topic of primary importance for...

    Published March 29th 2011 by Routledge

  5. The History of Gauged Brickwork

    By Gerard Lynch

    Series: Routledge Series in Conservation and Museology

    This book takes a look at the history and use of cut, rubbed and gauged brickwork; the use of tools and equipment and the differences between historic and contemporary bricks with a view to inform conservation and restoration decisions.The book uses case studies from England, Ireland and the US to...

    Published October 18th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Chemical Principles of Textile Conservation

    By Agnes Timar-Balazsy, Dinah Eastop

    Series: Routledge Series in Conservation and Museology

    'Chemical Principles of Textile Conservation' provides must-have knowledge for conservators who do not always have a scientific background. This vital book brings together from many sources the material science necessary to understand the properties, deterioration and investigation of textile...

    Published May 8th 1998 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Conservation of Plaster and Plaster Finishes
    By Trevor Proudfoot
    To Be Published June 30th 2015

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