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Author: David Odgers; Alison Henry, (Lecturer); English Heritage.
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey : Ashgate Publishing Company, [2012] ©2012
Series: Practical building conservation.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since the original series of Practical Building Conservation appeared in 1988, it has become a standard reference for those caring for historic buildings large and small: essential reading for architects, surveyors and building managers, as well as conservators. Ashgate Publishing and English Heritage are now publishing an update to this seminal series. The new series has not only been updated to cover the latest  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Odgers; Alison Henry, (Lecturer); English Heritage.
ISBN: 9780754645528 0754645525 9780754645511 0754645517
OCLC Number: 781385554
Notes: "English Heritage"
Description: viii, 338 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: What's inside --
Outstanding brownies --
How things explode --
Treating cancer effectively --
Chemistry solves crimes --
What's in the water? --
DNA time capsule.
Series Title: Practical building conservation.
Responsibility: volume editors, David Odgers and Alison Henry.

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