- It might be calfskin from the yard of a tanner, who bought his hides from the man who had raised the calf on his farm, or it might be fine soft goatskin out of a bale from the galleons of Spain. - "In the Days of the Guild", Louise Lamprey.
- It was to note a row of law books that had written on their calfskin backs the name " Grimm." - "The Boys of Bellwood School", Frank V. Webster.
- Most of these persons had gold rings on their soft white fingers and glove- like kid or calfskin boots on their feet. - "The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists", Robert Tressell.