Author: Tyler Beard
Publisher: GIBBS AND SMITH PUBLISHER, Feb 2006
The most cowboy boots ever gathered under one cover. 500 color photos by Jim Arndt; 6x6 inches, 328 pgs.
A collectible and fun little book on America's most fashionable footwear, the Small Boot Book is a close up look at the veritable trunk show of some of the most impressive cowboy boot designs from the most prestigious and famed bootmakers in the world, and is small and handy enough to carry with you when you're shopping for that next pair! From detail shots of stitching, to a focus on the design elements like flowers, steer heads, horses, crosses, initials, hearts, cacti, and horseshoes, there is plenty of quality craftsmanship to ogle over. A great little idea book to have handy if you're a collector, a fan of the craftsmanship or in the market for a new pair.
FROM THE INSIDE FLAP:
The most cowboy boots ever gathered under one cover. For fashion and fancy, for roping and riding, for dancing and daring, these boots are the epitome of flash and quality. Learn a little boot lore and lingo. From clean and simple lines to elaborate overlay, inlay, pinching, tooling, stitching and painting, these boots are over the top!
ABOUT THE CREATORS:
Jim Arndt is nationally recognized photographer, with many books to his credit including Art of the Boot, The Cowboy Boot Book, and 100 Years of Western Wear. His work has been published and exhibited internationally.
Tyler Beard is the foremost expert on cowboy boots. He is the author of Art of the Boot, The Cowboy Boot Book, and 100 Years of Western Wear. He lives on a ranch with his wife, and together they run True West Design.