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Title: The Conservation of Building Timbers: A Study of the Incidence of Wood-Boring Insects and Wood-Rotting Fungi in Buildings and Other Contributions Towards the Conservation of Building Timbers [Rentokil Library].
Description: London Hutchinson, 1967. 1st ed. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), tables, charts, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear jacket (chipped, closed tear, top corner worn, tiny stain reverse side, flap clipped), tiny mark bottom edge. 144 pp. This book gives a detailed and authoritative account of the damage woodworm and rot have caused, based on exhaustive surveys of various types of buildings, private homes, commercial premises, factories, shops, churches, historic buildings, public houses, farms, country estates. Practical methods are discussed, followed by a discussion of the legal and insurance questions involved in the problem.

Keywords: homes, timbers, environment, conservation, nature, insects

Price: AUD 13.00 = appr. US$ 8.99 Seller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
- Book number: 25959

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