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The Ashley Book of Knots

by Ashley, Clifford W

Condition: Almost Fine/Almost Fine


Garden City: Doubleday Book has minimal age toning to top paper edges, gilt lettering on spine a bit tarnished but still distinct, top rear front corner slightly rubbed. DJ has chipping & knicking on top edge of DJ spine and same for bottom rear edge of DJ spine, 4 corners of DJ are lightly knicked, light creases along top rear edge of DJ. 620pp with Index. Blue cloth. Later printing. Square, tight, bright copy with firm corners. No remainder mark. No internal names, markings, notations. 7,000 drawings representing over 3,900 knots. Crisp, unclipped pictorial DJ in Mylar cover ($18.95). EXTRA POSTAGE FOR INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING - $66.00 for Flat Rate Med. Box Only. USPS Tracking provided. H. Cloth. Almost Fine/Almost Fine. Illus. by Illus. In B&W. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Nautical.


  • Bookseller: On The Road Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 21004
  • Title: The Ashley Book of Knots
  • Author: Ashley, Clifford W
  • Illustrator: Illus. In B&W
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Almost Fine
  • Jacket condition: Almost Fine
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Doubleday
  • Place: Garden City
  • Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall


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