Conservation Resources for Art and Antiques (2nd edition, 2004) is no longer available for purchase in hard copy. A PDF version of this reference guide on how to care for and preserve fine art, antiques, family heirlooms, memorabilia, and personal collections (minus the directory of local conservators) is available as a premium for a $5 donation.
The downloadable version includes:
- Overview of the practice of conservation.
- Glossary of terms.
- Help on how to choose a conservator.
- Information on professional standards.
- 17 specialty chapters written by conservators that describe the nature of objects (furniture, textiles, photographs, china, glass, etc.) and basic principles for preserving them.