1996. Item #9381
Isles, George L. The Restoration of Carriages. Fresno: Linden Publishing 1996 (1st pub. 1981 by J.A. Allen). 190p, many photos and line ills. Very good paperbound. ** Detailed advice on dismantling, repairing or replacing parts, cleaning, painting, varnishing, trimming, finishing, and conserving vehicles, by both traditional and modern methods. The author was for many years curator of the carriage collection at the Museums at Stony Brook. A classic reference, out of print.