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Released: 1944-06-21

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The Ashley Book of Knots by Clifford W. Ashley


Describes each sensible knot, what it looks as if, where it comes from, and methods to tie it. The guide includes 4,000 knots, with the entire varieties of shipboard knots in addition to knots used by butchers, steeplejacks, electric linesmen, knitters, cobblers, surgeons, poachers and cowboys.

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The Ashley Book of Knots takes us again to a time when knots saved lives and put dinner on the desk. Whether out at sea or in a pioneer cabin, knots were a part of day by day life, one that is just about lost these days. However in this attractive, well-geared up archive of more than 3,900 totally different knots–offered through 7,000 illustrations–the artwork of knot tying lives on, each as a historical reference and a reservoir of handy data.

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Creator: Clifford W. Ashley Writer: Doubleday Binding: Hardcover Language: English Pages: 640

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