The National Trust: Manual of Housekeeping

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Written by internationally renowned specialists, the book brings together many years of experience in the care of historic houses and their collections.


THE NATIONAL TRUST - MANUAL OF HOUSEKEEPING

The care of collections in historic houses open to the public


The Manual of Housekeeping is essential reading for all those involved in the care of historic houses and their collections. Building on the success of bestselling earlier editions, this greatly expanded manual covers a wider range of subjects in greater detail and includes the very latest thinking on housekeeping theory and practice.

The National Trust gives detailed practical guidance on the care and maintenance of fragile interiors and the decorative fixtures, fittings and objects that contribute so much to their interest. In particular, this book highlights the ways in which preventative conservation measures can help reduce the need for expensive repair at a later date. It also explains how to strike the balance between the care and display of historic interiors and the provision for public access.

Written by internationally renowned specialists and produced by the National Trust, this book brings together many years of practical experience in the care of hundreds of internationally renowned historic houses and their collections.

This book comes from our personal collection and only one piece is available

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Like New: an apparently unread copy in perfect condition. Dust cover is intact with no nicks or tears. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds of any kind. Very few 1-2mm scratches on the spine are shown in the last picture.


Title


Manual of Housekeeping

Series editor

Andrew Oddy, British Museum, London

Consultants

Sir Bernard Feilden, Director Emeritus, ICCROM
Page Eyres Cowley, Conservation Architect, New York
David Bomford, National Gallery, London
John Fidler, English Heritage, London
C.V. Horie, Manchester Museum, University of Manchester
Sarah Staniforth, National Trust, London
Jeanne Marie Teutonico, The Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles
David Saunders, British Museum, London

Publisher

Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemman

Library of Congress

Control number: 2005932507

Publication date

First edition 2006
Reprinted 2006

Cover

Hardcover

Dust cover

-

Volumes

1

Pages

952

Language

English

Dimensions

Height: 285mm - 11.22in
Width: 220mm - 8.66in
Thickness: 50mm - 1.97in

ISBN-10

0750655291

ISBN-13
9780750655293


Manual of Housekeeping - Front cover

Manual of Housekeeping - Back cover

Manual of Housekeeping - Random illustration 1

Manual of Housekeeping - Random illustration 2

Manual of Housekeeping - Random illustration 3

Manual of Housekeeping - Book spine

  • SKU: BOO-ENG-REF-1002

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