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Author: Peter Wylie Davidson; Ann Macbeth; Longmans, Green, and Co.,; William Clowes and Sons,
Publisher: London, New York, Toronto, Bombay, Calcutta and Madras : Longmans, Green and Co., 39 Paternoster Row, Printed in England by William Clowes and Sons, Ltd., Beccles. 1923.
Series: Longmans' technical handicraft series; Longmans' technical handicraft series.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Wylie Davidson; Ann Macbeth; Longmans, Green, and Co.,; William Clowes and Sons,
OCLC Number: 1470896
Notes: Printed in Great Britain.
Longmans' technical handicraft series advertisements on page [ii].
Includes index.
Description: xiv, 107 pages, 1 unnumbered page, illustrations ; 21 x 17 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Introductory --
The various tools, their special features and general application --
The leather, the various skins, their principal characteristics, guides to their use --
Modelled leather, its leading features, the skins, cutting and general preparation, tools and methods --
Embossed leather, tools, the wheel, moulds, methods --
Hammered leatherwork, methods, the skins, tools and their application --
Incised and stencilled leather, the various methods, the incising knife, the opener, the saddler's punches --
Carved and engraved decoration on leather, the possibilities, the carving tools, how to apply them --
Mosaic and appliqué decoration in leather, the skins, tools and material --
Modelling in Cuir Bouilli, the leather and its preparation, the moulds --
Various furnishings in leather, paits, chains, margins, tassels, buttons and handles --
Constructional, how to make up in leather, lacing, plaiting, tying, pasting with various fixatives, stitching --
The execution of objects in leather, combining utility and decoration --
Simple metal fittings applicable to the construction and decoration of leather, how to make them --
Hand tooling, the stamps, various treatments, blind tooling, how to make the brass stamps --
Gold tooling, the preparation, the gold leaf and its application --
Staining and tinting the leather, methods and colours --
List of tools and materials with explanatory notes and their approximate price --
Materials and where to get them --
Glossarial index and reference notes.
Series Title: Longmans' technical handicraft series; Longmans' technical handicraft series.
Responsibility: by Peter Wylie Davidson, D.A.(Glas.), instructor at the Glasgow School of Art, instructor at the Summer School, St. Andrews, (author of "Educational metalcraft," Longmans, Green and Co.) ; with a preface by Ann Macbeth ; containing numerous photographs demonstrating exercises in the craft combined with upwards of one hundred pen drawings by the author ; specially designed for the use of the teacher, the student, the costumier and the homeworker.

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