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Title:Handmade Shoes for Men
Price:AUD$49.50 (about USD$32.80)
Item ID:SB00-0119826
Publisher:Konemann, Cologne, 1999
Illustrator:Georg Valerius – Photographer
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
Konemann, 1999, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First, Illustrated By: Georg Valerius – Photographer

introduction by authors, glossary, bibliography, acknowledgements index and list of illustrations. Illustrated endpapers – showing historic shoes and shoe lasts. The text is illustrated with colour photography, taken by Georg Valerius, and historical illustrations – some colour some black and white. Brown coloured boards with pale yellow coloured embossed titles to the front panel and backstrip. Colour photographic dustwrapper with dark blue, light blue and white coloured titles to the front panel and white and light blue coloured titles to the backstrip. A book about the art of bespoke / handmade shoes for men. The book not only goes into the history of shoes and the making of shoes, but also how the shoe lasts are made (even to the detail of which type of wood and how it is cut and stored), then to the leather used, styles of shoes and then how a pair of handmade shoes are put together. The authors are a noted maker of shoes and a shoe historian, who give an insiders look at an ancient trade. No damage to report apart from trifling rubbing to the book corners. A hint of rubbing to the dustwrapper edges. First English Translation. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [3], 4 - 215, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Georg Valerius – Photographer. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fashion, Fabrics & Style; Shoes; Sociology & Culture. ISBN: 3895089281. ISBN/EAN: 9783895089282. Inventory No: 0119826.
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