This vintage collection of articles offers insights into the fundamental practice of leathercraft, with a special focus on the leather bag. This early text on leather craft includes historical articles that would be both expensive and hard to find. It contains easy to follow instructions on making leather gloves, and of the designs and techniques involved. Contents include: Leather Crafting; Applied Leathercraft - Chris Groneman; Be Clever With Leather - C W Read; Leather Bags and Purses - Elise Mochrie; Leathercraft - Robert Thompson; Leatherwork - F J Christopher. Extensively illustrated with instructional diagrams and photographs, it is suited to the leatherwork novice and enthusiast alike, with many details still of practical use today. We are republishing this rare work in a high quality, modern and affordable edition, featuring reproductions of the original artwork and a newly written introduction.