The Manufacture Of Leather (eBook)
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This vintage book contains a complete guide to the manufacture of leather, originally written for the general student of leather work. With simple explanations and step-by-step instructions, this profusely illustrated handbook is highly recommended for those with an interest in leather working and the history of the industry. Contents include: "Historical and Introductory Outline", "The Nature of the Skin", "Fermentation", "Hides and Skins", "Soaking", "Water", "Unhairing", "Deliming", "The Tannins", "The Vegetable Tanning Materials", "The Analysis of Tanning Materials", "The Preparation of the Tanning Liquors", et cetera. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction. First published in 1909.