In Treasures Afoot, Kimberly S. Alexander introduces
readers to the history of the Georgian shoe. Presenting a series
of stories that reveal how shoes were made, sold, and worn during
the long eighteenth century, Alexander traces the fortunes and
misfortunes of wearers as their footwear was altered to
accommodate poor health, flagging finances, and changing styles.
She explores the lives and letters of clever apprentices, skilled... more...