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Collins Period House By Albert Jackson

Collins Period House
by Albert Jackson

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A comprehensive guide to the features and designs of residential property built between the mid-18th century and outbreak of the Second World War, this text is a source of reference and advice for anybody owning or living in a period property.
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Collins Period House Summary


Collins Period House: An Owner's Guide by Albert Jackson

A comprehensive guide to the features and designs of residential property built between the mid-18th century and outbreak of the Second World War, this text is a source of reference and advice for anybody owning or living in a period property. It aims to act as a home owner's guide to the styles and features of period property and should prove useful for examining the history and design of different architectural features. The book also provides advice on restoration and repair work.

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Collins Period House Reviews


"The most comprehensive manual of its kind to date." The Victorian Society

About Albert Jackson


Albert Jackson and David Day are the authors of the bestselling Collins Complete DIY Manual and Collins Complete Woodworker's Manual. They have made many television appearances and have presented two major BBC series on furniture making and renovation.

Table of Contents


External features and roofs - brickwork, stucco, stonework, balconies, gates, railings, decorative woodwork, wooden wall cladding, slate and tiled roofs, shingles, bargeboards, chimneys; interior walls and ceilings - plasterwork, ornamental mouldings, wall tiles, carved woodwork, wall panelling and finishes; floors - flagstones, floorboards, parquet floors, quarry tiles, decorative painting; doors & windows - doorcases and door surrounds, panelled and glazed doors, sash and casement windows, leaded lights, stained & patterned glass, fanlights, shutters, door & window furniture; stairs - wooden staircases, stone steps, balusters, newel posts, handrails; fireplaces - mantelpieces, grates, hearths, stoves, tiled and marble fireplaces; kitchens, bathrooms and lighting - planning, adaptation and styles for period homes.

Additional information

GOR001631459
Collins Period House: An Owner's Guide by Albert Jackson
Albert Jackson
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
2002-03-04
256
0007127618
9780007127610
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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