English Heritage, the organization responsible for the conservation of England's historic buildings, is charged to secure them and advance knowledge of their preservation. This series is published to fulfill these responsibilities and to make available the fruits of extensive research.
Stone Building Materials, Construction and Associated Component Systems - Their Decay and Treatment, J. Fiddler, Jeanne Marie Teutonico, This volume, January 2002, in the series deals with the repair and conservation of historic stone masonry. Seven papers discuss projects of research and development such as evolving systems of protection, keyhole or microsurgery techniques, an 18-year experimental project using the consolidant Brethane, the use of lime treatments, sacrificial graffiti barriers and soft wall capping. Two focus on case studies: the Church of Holy Cross Temple, Bristol, and Wellington Arch at Hyde Park Corner in London.
Excellent pages, slight edge and cover wear.