Fine Handmade Boots and Saddles: The M.L. Leddy Tradition by John DemersFine Handmade Boots and Saddles: The M.L. Leddy Tradition by John Demers

Fine Handmade Boots and Saddles: The M.L. Leddy Tradition

byJohn Demers, Wilson Franklin

Hardcover | September 1, 2017

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The finest handmade boots, saddles, and leather goods that can be found have been made by one Texas family for almost a century. And for just as long, people who pass through M. L. Leddy’s doors have been considered part of an extended family with a shared tradition of service and excellence. Now the stories of the products and the people that have kept Texas—and the world—moving in great Western style are collected and paired with historic images from the family’s archive and original art photography. Written by Martha and Wilson Franklin, the third generation of Leddy’s to mind the store, with author and Texas culture critic John DeMers, and richly illustrated with Mike Marvin’s museum-quality photography, this history captures the spirit of M. L. Leddy and the essence of Texas: the strength, the style, and the sense of family that keeps it all real.
With his wife Martha, Wilson Franklin continues to run the legendary Western goods company founded by his grandfather M.L. Leddy in San Angelo, Texas, in 1922. Known particularly for the multistep creation of handmade boots and saddles that are cherished by ranchers and royalty, celebrities and collectors, M. L. Leddy’s store in Fort W...
Title:Fine Handmade Boots and Saddles: The M.L. Leddy TraditionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:200 pages, 10 × 10 × 2 inPublished:September 1, 2017Publisher:Bright Sky PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1939055504

ISBN - 13:9781939055507