A-Z Guide to Cleaning, Conserving and Repairing Antiques

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Constable, 1998 - Antiques & Collectibles - 192 pages
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This text contains contemporary information on materials and techniques for antique restoration. It lists materials recommended for use in cleaning, conserving and repairing, and gives instructions on their uses and sources of supply.

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A-Z guide to cleaning, conserving and repairing antiques

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British craftsman Rowland was an acknowledged leader in the care and restoration of antiques. Since his original edition of this book some 15 years ago, new products and techniques have come to the ... Read full review


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Noel Riley, the general editor of "The Elements of Design," is a specialist writer and lecturer on the decorative arts. A part-time tutor at Sotheby's Institute of Art, London, and a lecturer for the Worker's Educational Association, she contributes a regular column to "Historic House," the journal of the Historic Houses Association. Her books include "Tile Art, The Victorian Design Source Book, Gifts for Good Children: The History of Children's China 1790-1890, " and "Stones' Pocket Guide to Tea Caddies." She was a contributor to "Sotheby's Concise Encyclopedia of Furniture" and "Miller's Antiques Encyclopedia."

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