A TREATISE ON THE CONVERSION OF SKINS INTO LEATHER, BOTH PRACTICAL AND THEORETICAL.

By HENRY R. PROCTER, F.C.S.,

OF LOWLIGHTS TANNERY; EXAMINER IN TANNING TO THE CITY AND GUILDS TECHNICAL INSTITUTE.

Contents.

Chapter I. Anatomical Structure of Hide - 2. Chemical Composition of Hide - 3. Tanning Materials - 4. Chemistry of Tanning - 5. Water as used in Tanning - 6. Chemical Analysis for the Tannery - 7. Sole Leather; preparing the Hides - 8. Unhairing Hides - 9. Tanning Materials - 10. Treatment in the Tan-house - 11. Treatment in the Shed - 12. Dressing Leather - 13. Currying - 14. Enamelled, Patent, or Japanned Leather - 15. Morocco Leather - 16. Russia Leather - 17. Chamois, or Wash Leather - 18. Crown, or Preller's Leather - 19. Mineral Tanned Leather - 20. Calf Rid - 21. Glove Kid - 22. Construction and Maintenance of Tanneries - 23. Drying Sheds - 24. Statistics, etc.

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