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The Ashley Book of Knots

Clifford W. Ashley

The Ashley Book of Knots by Clifford W. Ashley is the definitive and magnificent work on knots and knot-tying. Featuring every practical knot, what it looks like, who uses it, where it comes from and how to tie it; with 7000 drawings representing over 3800 knots.

9 in stock

£50.00
Format
Hardback
ISBN
9780571096596
Date Published
05.04.1993
Delivery
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Summary

First published in 1944, and reprinted many times since then, the latest reissue of this magnificent book contains, for the first time, fully illustrated details of all minor amendments and corrections that have come to light over the years. These have been collected and collated by Geoffrey Budworth with the help of other members of the International Guild of Knot Tyers.

Clifford W.Ashley

Clifford Ashley was born in 1881 at the whaling port of New Bedford, Massachusetts. He sailed on many kinds of boats in many capacities, from ship’s surgeon to interested observer. His ruling passions were marine painting and knot-tying, on which he was one of the world’s leading authorities. His paintings are represented in the permanent collection of many American museums…

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