With 254 full gloss pages, this book encompasses a variety of historical subjects and includes well over 700 full color photographs. The use of a graphic arts scale has enhanced the identification process and provided an accurate way to ascertain the size of particular tiles. A reference section adds to this data by providing the reader with additional specifications and a chapter on troubleshooting tiles gives the reader assistance in determining certain causes of roof compromise. The comprehensive glossary provides for easy cross reference to the books content.
Written by industry professionals with years of hands on experience, this reference book will help to preserve that information which has been taken for granted by so many and lost to time. It will enable certain professionals the opportunity to identify, salvage, and obtain those tiles necessary in most historic tile roofing endeavors.