By: Frank Bennett and Alfred Pinion with an Introduction By Richard Jordan and Tim Radcliffe
Dorset, UK, Donhead Publishing Ltd: 2004
Seller ID: 023494
Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Brand New
This is a facsimile of the 1948 edition Bennett and Pinions classic work, first published in 1935. It provides an invaluable source of information on the various types of roof coverings that were traditionally used such as slates, clay tiles and shingles, and includes basic aspects such as sorting and holing slates through to more complex details such as random, diminishing slating and the tiling of swept and laced valleys. Contents: Roof covering; Slates and their characteristics; How a simple roof is slated; Groundwork; Slating generally; Manufacture and characteristics of roofing tiles; Pl... View More...