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Shoe & Boot Making and Repairing Historic Book Collection on CD

Price: $14.97     SKU: D217     Qty:

Shoes are a very important part of our daily lives. In addition to the practical side of giving our feet support, they also make a huge fashion statement. The history and evolution of shoemaking is a fascinating story. Within this collection of 34 books, you will be able to learn the history of shoemaking from its earliest days in ancient Egypt to the early 1900s. This collection covers fascinating facts about the manufacture and repair of shoes and boots, evolution of footwear styles through the ages and a variety of early 20th century shoe and boot catalogs showcasing the hottest styles of that era.

Here are all the titles included in this jam packed CD:

  1. Shoe making, old and new (1911) - Gannon, Fred A. - 76 pages
  2. The manufacture of boots and shoes : being a modern treatise of all the processes of making and manufacturing footgear (1902) - Golding, F. Y. (Frank Yeates) - 324 pages
  3. Shoe factory efficiency (1910) - Kirwin, John Edward - 28 pages
  4. Shoe-ology; (1897) - Foerderer, Robert Hermann - 24 pages
  5. Handbook of shoe factory engineering (1916) - 47 pages
  6. Home book to learn expert shoe repairing (1916) - Levinson, Joseph M. - 39 pages
  7. How to bottom a welted shoe by hand (1912) - West, Frank L. - 63 pages
  8. From the forest to the foot (1890) - Richards, C. Louis - 36 pages
  9. The book of the feet; a history of boots and shoes, with illustrations of the fashions of the Egyptians, Hebrews, Persians, Greeks and Romans, and the prevailing style throughout Europe during the Middle Ages down to the present period. Also hints to last makers and remedies for corns, etc., etc (1847) - Hall, Joseph Sparkes - 148 pages
  10. Designing, cutting and grading boot and shoe patterns, and complete manual for the stitching room, by an expert of thirty years (1899) - Hatfield, Charles B - 152 pages
  11. The finishers' manual (1891) - Thayer, Edward T - 56 pages
  12. Kimball's classified measurement for lasts (1882) - Kimball, John - 52 pages
  13. The shoe industry (1916) - Allen, Frederick J. (Frederick James) - 338 pages
  14. Catalogue 1896 and 1897 (1896) - Boston Rubber Shoe Company - 28 pages
  15. Price list and descriptive catalogue. (1880) - Boston Rubber Shoe Company - 30 pages
  16. Retail shoe salesmanship (1920) - Hamilton, George F; Butterworth, Frank; Conner, H.; Geuting, A. H. - 216 pages
  17. The organization of the boot and shoe industry in Massachusetts before 1875 (1921) - Hazard, Blanche Evans - 323 pages
  18. Shoes and shoemaking illustrated : a brief sketch of the history and manufacture of shoes from the earliest time (1897) - Morgan, W. C. (William C.) - 128 pages
  19. Report on leather and shoe industries. August 21, 1919 (1919) - United States. Federal Trade Commission - 189 pages
  20. Shoe and leather encyclopedia; (1911) - 132 pages
  21. Boot & shoe costings (1908) - Headly, Lawrence Compton - 74 pages
  22. How to make a shoe (1882) - Headley, Jno. P - 132 pages
  23. Price list : boot and shoe uppers, leather and findings (1895) - H. Herold's Sons (New York, N.Y.) - 60 pages
  24. Big four catalogue. (1894) - Adolph Meyer & Co. (Boston, Mass.) - 82 pages
  25. Fall catalogue. (1906) - Parker, Holmes & Co. (Boston, Mass.) - 96 pages
  26. Illustrated rubber catalogue : dealers in boots & shoes. (1900 ca.) - H.F. Burleigh (Laconia, N.H.) - 20 pages
  27. Catalogue & price-list of sole leather, shoe findings, and uppers. (1855 ca.) - Baxter, Lemuel & Co. (Boston, Mass.) - 24 pages
  28. Absalom's rubber boots. (1881) - Hall Rubber Co. (Boston, Mass.) - 17 pages
  29. The Famous Queen Quality shoe for women (1900 ca.) - Thomas G. Plant Company (Boston, Mass.) - 37 pages
  30. Illustrated price list : sporting shoes. (1885 ca.) - Alfred J. Cammeyer (New York, N.Y.) - 29 pages
  31. Catalogue of Life-Buoy brand rubber footwear : no. 4, 1912-1913. (1912) - Kaufman Rubber Co - 68 pages
  32. Recollections of sixty years in the shoe trade (1916) - Page, Joel C; Gage, A. W; Evans, A. L. (Arthur L.) - 277 pages
  33. The boot and shoe-maker's assistant; (1853) - 238 pages
  34. The romance of the shoe : being the history of shoemaking in all ages, and especially in England and Scotland (1922) - Wright, Thomas - 401 pages

Here are some images taken from the books in this collection.

  

  

  

  

This CD runs on all Windows and Macintosh computers. You must have a web browser and Adobe Acrobat Reader - (available for free download if you do not have it installed on your computer.) The book index is organized in an HTML menu that is compatible with all browsers and the books themselves are in PDF format to allow them to be universally accessed. All the books are printable - either individual pages or the entire book.

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