Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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roller shoes

The SHOES for large and/or heavy books which have been fitted with tiny rollers, enabling the book to roll off the shelf instead of sliding. Roller shoes have been in use since about 1857. (339 )




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