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The Victorian House Book

The Victorian House Book Author Robin Guild
ISBN-10 1554073715
Release 2008
Pages 320
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Historical information plus design ideas and advice for a Victorian vintage home. [Praise for the UK edition:] Well-researched and documented... Essential for anyone interested in Victorian design and decoration. - Library Journal The Victorian House Book is a fascinating and essential guide to a rich and varied design age. The book details numerous interior and exterior styles -- from the High Victorian and Queen Anne Revival to the Classical and Gothic -- and showcases homes from the United States and Great Britain. Full of inspiring ideas and fascinating information, the book is organized room by room including conservatories, libraries and billiard rooms. More than 500 color photographs and 1,500 line drawings show the beauty and elegance of Victorian homes and reveal details of their architectural features. A wide range of design elements is examined, including: House styles and plans Traditional colors and finishes Construction features Furniture styles Roofs and gables Ceilings and fireplaces Wallpapers and upholstery Decorative glass and moldings Curtains and floor coverings Railings and ironwork. The Victorian House Book also includes a trouble-shooting guide with information and advice on renovation techniques and care and maintenance. A source list provides the names, addresses and websites of manufacturers and suppliers.



How to Write a Historic Structure Report

How to Write a Historic Structure Report Author David Arbogast
ISBN-10 9780393733600
Release 2011-05-31
Pages 400
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A one-of-a-kind, step-by-step guide to compiling an HSR—a document crucial to every professional working on a historic property. Any architect, engineer, or preservation professional renovating a historic property must be familiar with the historic structure report (HSR)—a document that evaluates all aspects of a property to minimize damage during restoration. The only book of its kind, this practical guide walks readers through the process of compiling an HSR. From gathering historical and archival data about the property to analyzing its structural, mechanical, and electrical components to assessing the state of its interior finish, including wood, masonry, and metals, this book covers all the nuts and bolts of an expertly written, informative HSR. Explaining what information should be included in each section and how investigators can work together effectively as a team to produce a comprehensive, coherent report, this handbook is one no professional should be without.



Victorian House Style

Victorian House Style Author Linda Osband
ISBN-10 0715313193
Release 1991
Pages 192
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Focuses mainly on the details associated with the victorian period in England. Linda Osband uses an even mix of beautiful photographs and detailed sketches to illustrate the many design elements of the period. She includes a list of suppliers in the U.K., USA, Australia, France and Germany for those wishing to restore their current home.



Victorian Houses and Their Details

Victorian Houses and Their Details Author Helen C. Long
ISBN-10 9780750648486
Release 2002
Pages 131
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Victorian Houses and Their Details examines the publications that contributed to the making of the houses of the period, providing a comprehensive understanding of their design and detailing.



Principles of Decorative Design

Principles of Decorative Design Author Christopher Dresser
ISBN-10 PRNC:32101074350958
Release 1873
Pages 167
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Principles of Decorative Design has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Principles of Decorative Design also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Principles of Decorative Design book for free.



The Victorian Society Book of the Victorian House

The Victorian Society Book of the Victorian House Author Kit Wedd
ISBN-10 UOM:39015056488706
Release 2002
Pages 272
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The Victorian Society Book of the Victorian House covers every facet of building and decoration—from roofs, brickwork, and chimneys to paint effects, curtains, and floor coverings. It abounds with information on the development of Victorian domestic architecture, building methods, and materials, and offers a wealth of practical and authoritative advice on restoration, maintenance, and preservation. Throughout, the emphasis is on family houses of various sizes and styles, with particular emphasis on finding ways in which period authenticity can be combined with modern standards and convenience of lifestyle. Kit Wedd is a former deputy director of Britain's Victorian Society. She currently works as a freelance editor and writer specializing in the conservation of historic buildings and interiors.



Ready Set Decorate

Ready  Set  Decorate Author Emma Callery
ISBN-10 1588164993
Release 2006
Pages 128
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Covers all major decorating elements, from painting to lighting, for every room of the house.



Victorian House Style Sourcebook

Victorian House Style Sourcebook Author Linda Osband
ISBN-10 0715327054
Release 2007-08-20
Pages 256
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Victorian House Style Sourcebook is a pocket source book bursting with images of original and well restored Victorian features that contains a room-by-room tour of Victorian homes and gardens, covering everything from grand opulence to modest dwellings. It's an ideal handy reference for the homeowner, either to take to the architectural salvage yard or DIY store to identify authentic styles and colors, or simply to dip into to enjoy the best of Victorian designs. Beautifully illustrated with photographs, including design details such as close-ups of fabrics and wallpaper



The Publishers Weekly

The Publishers Weekly Author
ISBN-10 UCSD:31822036343077
Release 2008
Pages
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The Publishers Weekly has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Publishers Weekly also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Publishers Weekly book for free.



Victorian Interior Decoration

Victorian Interior Decoration Author Roger W. Moss
ISBN-10 0805023127
Release 1992-11-01
Pages 257
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Here is an authoritative look at the way American Victorian houses were decorated in the 19th century, covering all aspects of interior design: floor coverings, woodwork, window treatments and draperies, walls and wallpaper, and ceilings. 225 pictures and drawings; 16-page color insert.



Decorating in Detail

Decorating in Detail Author Alexa Hampton
ISBN-10 0307956857
Release 2013
Pages 256
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Shares the author's development process for eight homes in locations from New York City to New Orleans, describing how each of the elements, from fabrics to furniture, was chosen.



The British National Bibliography

The British National Bibliography Author Arthur James Wells
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105211722678
Release 2009
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The British National Bibliography has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The British National Bibliography also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The British National Bibliography book for free.



Old House Journal

Old House Journal Author
ISBN-10
Release 1985-07
Pages 20
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Old-House Journal is the original magazine devoted to restoring and preserving old houses. For more than 35 years, our mission has been to help old-house owners repair, restore, update, and decorate buildings of every age and architectural style. Each issue explores hands-on restoration techniques, practical architectural guidelines, historical overviews, and homeowner stories--all in a trusted, authoritative voice.



Victorian Exterior Decoration

Victorian Exterior Decoration Author Roger W. Moss
ISBN-10 0805023135
Release 1992-11-15
Pages 128
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Victorian Exterior Decoration provides a foolproof system for choosing the colors that will best suit the particular style of any house.



The Victorian House Manual

The Victorian House Manual Author Ian Alistair Rock
ISBN-10 1844252132
Release 2005
Pages 220
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by Ian Rock Many of Britain s four million Victorian and Edwardian houses were shoddily built and often require essential repairs . Problems like rising damp, timber decay, bowed roofs and subsidence are well-known, but how can you tell if your house has major defects or is just typical for its age? Forget makeovers this easy-to-use manual shows where to look for danger signs, what s normal and what isn t, and how to fix common defects. Equipped with this book, you can talk the same language as builders and property professionals. This is the first book to cover logically all defects common to Victorian houses. comprehensive and clearly written Property Manual



Period Property Manual

Period Property Manual Author Ian Rock
ISBN-10 0857338455
Release 2015
Pages 248
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Britain has a wonderfully rich stock of period houses - everything from medieval cottages to Georgian townhouses and Edwardian mansions. But many of these historic properties are now at risk. Some are unwittingly damaged by well-meaning owners or incompetent builders; others suffer long-term deterioration where mortgage lenders have imposed ......



Old House Journal

Old House Journal Author
ISBN-10
Release 1984-04
Pages 18
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Old-House Journal is the original magazine devoted to restoring and preserving old houses. For more than 35 years, our mission has been to help old-house owners repair, restore, update, and decorate buildings of every age and architectural style. Each issue explores hands-on restoration techniques, practical architectural guidelines, historical overviews, and homeowner stories--all in a trusted, authoritative voice.