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    DescriptionThis fully revised edition of the National Trust Manual of Housekeeping is essential reading for all those interested in the care of historic houses and their collections. It gives practical guidance on how to care for fragile interiors, maintain decorative fixtures and fittings and how to display furnishings and objects within their historic context. It also includes the latest thinking on housekeeping theory and practice. In particular, the Manual highlights the ways in which preventative conservation measures can help reduce the need for expensive repair to collections at a later date. It also explains how to strike the balance between the care and display of historic interiors and the provision of public access. Full of engaging insights into traditional and modern housekeeping techniques, the Manual explains how the nation's treasure houses have survived until today, and champions their future preservation, using conservation science, professional advice and environmentally sustainable methods and materials. Written by internationally renowned specialists at the National Trust, this Manual brings together many years of practical experience in the care of hundreds of historic houses and their collections.

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    The National Trust Manual of Housekeeping
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) National Trust
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 928
    Width: 216 mm
    Height: 282 mm
    Thickness: 54 mm
    Weight: 3,180 g
    ISBN 13: 9781907892189
    ISBN 10: 1907892184

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ART
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.0
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    Abridged Dewey: 720
    LC classification: NA
    B&T General Subject: 130
    Ingram Subject Code: AR
    DC22: 720.9
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15810
    BISAC V2.8: ARC014000
    BIC subject category V2: ABC
    DC22: 069.53
    BISAC V2.8: ARC014010
    Thema V1.0: ABC
    Illustrations note
    500 colour illustrations
    Imprint name
    National Trust Books
    Publication date
    27 July 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Review quote
    "Have a vast collection of Ormolu objects, but nary a housemaid? Then pick up a copy of "The National Trust Manual of Housekeeping"." -"Paper City"