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Tom Morris Library: Ashley Book of Knots
Title:      Ashley Book of Knots
BookID:      442
Authors:      Clifford Ashley
ISBN-10(13):      9780385040259
Publisher:      Doubleday
Edition:      First Edition
Number of pages:      640
Rating:      0 
Picture:      cover
Description:      Product Description
Describes every practical knot, what it looks like, where it comes from, and how to tie it. The book includes 4,000 knots, with all the varieties of shipboard knots as well as knots used by butchers, steeplejacks, electric linesmen, knitters, cobblers, surgeons, poachers and cowboys.
Amazon.com Review
The Ashley Book of Knots takes us back to a time when knots saved lives and put dinner on the table. Whether out at sea or in a pioneer cabin, knots were a part of daily life, one that is nearly lost today. But in this attractive, well-organized archive of more than 3,900 different knots--presented through 7,000 illustrations--the art of knot tying lives on, both as a historical reference and a reservoir of handy knowledge.

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