“Preserving Old Barns” is a book to help barn owners assess, care for and celebrate their special structures. This illustrated, full color 2nd edition, is sponsored by the New Hampshire “Barn Committee” and is nearly twice the length of the original book. It offers updated techniques for repairing barns, as well as descriptions of how barn styles have evolved to suit different agricultural needs. It is written by John C. Porter and Francis E. Gilman, with photography by Lowell Fewster and was published by Peter E. Randall Publisher in Portsmouth. The cost is $29.95 plus postage and is available at bookstores or can be ordered from the distributor.