Forthcoming Publications

Tricks of the Medieval Trades: The Trinity Encyclopedia, a collection of 14th century English craft recipes
Mark Clarke

The anonymous Trinity Encyclopedia (translated here from Middle English for the first time) is a collection of unusually detailed 14th century English craft recipes, collected from several individuals and from a number of written sources, for manufacturing pigments, dyeing, preparing skins and furs, imitating expensive imported leathers, counterfeiting semi-precious materials, ‘multiplying’ (adulterating) verdigris, and for making soaps and confectionery. In many cases, the recipes at... more...

UK Price: £35.00     US Price: $85.00     Binding: Paperback     Dimensions: 245 x 170mm     ISBN: 9781909492653     Publication Date: 01/10/2018    
Biodeterioration and Preservation in Art, Archaeology and Architecture

Biodeterioration and Preservation in Art, Archaeology and Architecture
Ralph Mitchell, Jennifer Clifford (eds)

The world's monuments, art objects and archaeology are at increasing risk of deterioration from environmental threats e.g. climate change, air pollution, and tourism. Microorganisms play a central role in these deterioration processes. They grow both on the surface and in the interiors of many materials. Our understanding of the role that the microbial community plays in these activities has improved significantly in recent years and a deeper understanding of the mechanisms of degradation is ... more...

UK Price: £35.00     US Price: $85.00     Binding: Paperback     Dimensions: 246 × 170 mm     ISBN: 9781909492646     Publication Date: 02/10/2018    

Hamilton Kerr Institute Bulletin number 7, 2018
Lucy Wrapson, Adèle Wright, Spike Bucklow, Christine Braybrook (eds)

This volume is the seventh in this biennial series which presents the recent research into the conservation, structure, materials, history etc. of paintings by past and present staff and students (including early career interns) of the Hamilton Kerr Institute. The articles in the 2018 Bulletin focus on works of art and painting materials from a wide range of dates, collections, private owners and social contexts, and are ordered roughly chronologically.... more...

UK Price: £35.00     US Price: $75.00     Binding: Paperback     ISBN: 9781909492660     Publication Date: 05/12/2018