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THE

BOOK OF THE FEET:

A

HISTORY OF BOOTS AND SHOES,

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OF THE

FASHIONS OF THE EGYPTIANS, HEBREWS, PERSIANS, GREEKS, AND
ROMANS, AND THE PREKAILING STYLE THROUGHOUT EUROPE,
DURING THE MIDDLE AGES, DOWN TO THE PRESENT PERIOD ;

ALSO,

HINTS TO LAST-MAKERS, AND REMEDIES FOR CORNS, ETC.

BY J. SPARKES HALL,
Patent-Elastic-Boot Maker to her Majesty the Queen, the Queen Dowager,

and the Queen of the Belgians.

FROM THE SECOND LONDON EDITION,

WITH A HISTORY OF BOOTS AND SHOES IN THE UNITED STATES,

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF EMINENT SHOEMAKERS,

AND CRISPIN ANECDOTES.

NEW YORK:
WILLIAM H. GRAHAM, TRIBUNE BUILDINGS,

J. S. REDFIELD, CLINTON HALL.

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