If I do find a book on eBay (BUY NOW at $35.95)… I go straight over to abebooks.com to search for the same title.
This time, I was looking for a copy of “Shoe Repairing” by Henry Karg. At abebooks, I found multiple editions at reasonable prices for both hard and softcover copies.
I own one other shoe repair book. I picked this book because I want to read it’s advice on “The repairman as a businessman.” and…
Chapter 14: Operation and Maintenance of Shoe Machinery. (Including…curved needle stitcher, straight needle stitcher and patching machine) General operation, rules to observe, trouble chart, replenishing thread, causes or broken/stranded thread, and causes of broken needles.
I actually bought two copies… one 1947 edition and another 1975 edition. (I want to see if there are any differences between the two.) I paid less for my two copies, then the one on eBay.
Do you need a copy of that old Texas Boot Book?