Metals in America's Historic Buildings

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National Park Service Division of Publications, 1993 - 176 pages
Intended for use by owners, architects, and building managers, responsible for the preservation and maintenance of America's architectural heritage. Documents with photographs the metals most often used in American buildings. Examines how metals deteriorate, and illustrates techniques available to architects and conservators in preserving and maintaining the metal components of buildings. The metals discussed include: lead; tin; zinc; copper; nickel; iron; steel; and aluminum. Contains some copyrighted material.

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Gayle has had a long and distinguished career in historic preservation.

John G. Waite specializes in historic preservation and is based in Albany, New York.

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