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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Christopher Evers; Harriet Hason
|Notes:||Reprint. Originally published: Overlook Press, 1986.
"Publisher's disclaimer: This is a reprint of the 1986 edition of the book. The publisher and the author have agreed to leave the book in its original form, as the basic information herein has not changed. Please consult your local home improvement store or online for updated pricing and materials when necessary."--Page [iv].
|Description:||xiii, 176 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
Preface: Old-house doctor and his patients --
1: Body and soul of the old-house --
2: Exposing the secrets of your old-house's past --
3: How disease may threaten your old-house --
4: Skeleton of the old-house --
5: Hair and scalp: roof and its coverings --
6: Skin: wall, ceiling, and floor coverings --
7: Doors and windows: the organs of the senses --
8: Nervous system: electricity in your old-house --
9: Circulatory and excretory systems: water supply and waste disposal --
10: Digestive and respiratory systems: old-house energy consumption and ventilation --
11: Old-house cosmetics and ornamentation: adding and subtracting wallpaper, paint, and other adornments --
12: Restoration, renovation, or euthanasia? --
Appendix: Old house transplants: locating materials for your old-house --
|Responsibility:||Christopher Evers ; illustrated by Harriet Hason.|