Author:John Allen Howe; Introduction By David Jefferson


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The Geology of Building Stones

By: John Allen Howe; Introduction By David Jefferson

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Dorset, UK, Donhead Publishing Ltd: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023146

ISBN: 1873394527

Condition: Brand New

John Allen Howe’s book, The Geology of Building Stones, written in 1910, was the first major reference work to feature information on the considerable range of building stones which were being used in the UK and which were still being quarried at that time. This important and useful publication, now reprinted by Donhead, offers very detailed information on the appearance and qualities of the various types of stone being used at that time, including granite, sandstones, limestones and other lesser known building stones, specific to certain geographical areas. It also includes a good introduc... View more info