Forthcoming Publications

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

The anonymous Trinity Encyclopedia 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 attempt to codify and make explicit the practical knowledge... 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
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: 25/10/2018