"Lucid illustrations and learned yet simple text."
--San Francisco Chronicle, on The Complete Book of Fishing Knots
"Over eighty ornamental and useful knots with easy-to-follow, step-by-step illustrations. All knots serve useful purposes, but many of the more complicated ones also create appealing shapes and interwoven textures. "The Complete Book of Decorative Knots" contains easy-to-follow, expert instructions on how to tie over eighty knots, ranging from the simple to the elaborate."
--Ingram, on The Complete Book of Decorative Knots
"There have been other knot books on the market, but Geoffrey Budworth's Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Knots is more lavishly illustrated than most, providing hundreds of color photos and illustrations which tell the best way to tie a knot for particular uses. Over eighty of the world's most useful knots are well detailed in a fine home reference."
--Internet Book Watch, on The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Knots