Guide to Conservation for Metal Detectorists.

By: HOBBS, Richard / HONEYCOMBE, Celia and WATKINS, Sarah.

Price: £55.00

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1st edition. "The first part of the book provides background information on metals used in the past and how they corrode. This is followed by simple step=by-step practical advice on handling objects in the field and then in the home, with the emphasis placed on preventive conservation techniques such as dry storage. The book then discusses good practice for interntive conservation as used by professionals, and popular cleaning methods which should be avoided. Finally, advice on coatings and display of objects, and a comprehensive set of appendices.." Pp.96, 32 colour plates + 11 text figures by Kate Morton and 5 tables. Paperback. Scarce. VG.

Title: Guide to Conservation for Metal Detectorists.

Author Name: HOBBS, Richard / HONEYCOMBE, Celia and WATKINS, Sarah.

Categories: ARCHAEOLOGY,

Publisher: Stroud: Tempus, 2002. 0752425226:

ISBN Number: 0752425226

ISBN Number 13: 9780752425221

Seller ID: 45448

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