Author(s): John Bedford Leno
2010 Reprint of 1865 edition. This useful treatise on boot and shoe making covers all aspects of the industry. Chapters on the history of the craft, anatomy of the foot, measurement, lasts, fittings, materials, cutting out, fitting and closing, leggings and gaiters, mending, furring, bows, rosettes, shoe armour, kit-cutting, knives, machines etc. Profusely illustrated with 106 figures and illustrations in the text.