Below are links to PDF versions of an article by Malcolm Lamb and facsimiles of three volumes from the Harmatan collection. The files are viewable and printable with Adobe Reader, which, if you don't already have it, can be downloaded by clicking here.

'The Hausa Tanners
of Northern Nigeria'

by Malcolm J. Lamb

file size: 216k

Click here for a Dutch translation

'The Wonderful Story
of Leather'

by K.J. Beeby

file size: 924k


'Leather for


file size: 3.5MB

'Leathers for
Bookbinding & Upholstery'


file size: 800k