The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Knots provides easy-to-follow, step-by-step diagrams and instructions for tying over eighty knots. Three hundred and thirty illustrations and ninety full-color photographs guide the reader through the stages of tying each knot correctly and safely.Included are knots for sailing, fishing, climbing, crafts, and a host of other pursuits. Along with the description of how to tie each knot is a detailed history of the knot and an explanation of its practical and decorative uses. (9 x 11, 160 pages, color photos, color illustrations) Geoffrey Budworth is a cofounder of the International Guild of Knot Tyers. He is recognized as the world's leading authority on knots and has written more than a dozen books on the subject. He was responsible for updating and revising the classic knot guide, The Ashley Book of Knots. He lives in England.
|Publisher:||Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||8.98(w) x 10.96(h) x 0.63(d)|