The Conservation of Antiquities and Works of Art: Treatment, Repair, and Restoration

By: Plenderleith, H. J. and A. E. A. Werner

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reprinted 1974; light foxing to top edge, name on front endpaper, lacking dust jacket.

Based on more than forty years of practical experience in dealing with the wide variety of problems that arise in the conservation of museum objects, this book is the most comprehensive work of its kind in any language. Organized into three parts. Part I. Organic Materials: Animal Skin and Skin Products; Papyrus, Parchment, and Paper; Prints, Drawings, and Manuscripts; Textiles; Wood; Bone and Ivory; and Easel Paintings. Part II. Metals: Gold and Electrum; Silver; Copper and Its Alloys; Lead, Tin, and Pewter; and Iron and Steel. Part III. Siliceous and Related Materials: Stone; Ceramics; and Glass. Contains 18 Appendixes and Suppliers of Materials. Illustrated with 46 black and white plates, a color frontispieces, and several figures.

Title: The Conservation of Antiquities and Works of Art: Treatment, Repair, and Restoration

Author Name: Plenderleith, H. J. and A. E. A. Werner

Categories: Art,

Edition: 2nd

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1971

ISBN Number: 0192129600

ISBN Number 13: 9780192129604

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Type: Book

Seller ID: 22181

Keywords: Restoration