Secondhand. Good condition. Ex library copy with external stickers removed. Protective plastic covering. Partial date due slip on inside. Some marks on book foredges.
An essential part of the house restorer’s toolkit – as important as the paintbrush, hammer and nails. The practical guide contains a wealth of information on understanding and maintaining old houses and buildings.
Written by one of Australia’s leading conservation architects, it contains detailed and authoritative information about the stylistic evolution, terminology and construction of Australian houses from about 1800 to the 1930s.
How to Restore the Old Aussie House includes more than 180 specially-drawn illustrations, as well as specifications for a wide range of materials from lime mortar to door knobs and colour schemes.