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The Ashley Book of Knots.

by Ashley, Clifford W

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1945. HEAVY. ix, 620pp, index, glossary, bibliography, 7000 drawings (representing over 3900 knots), endpapers with pictures of sea chest handles. Copyright date 1944, but dated 1945 on title page.NOT a modern reprint. Or blue boards in pictorial jacket. Jacket price clipped with light edge wear and some small scuffs near spine. Prev owner name on half title page dated 1946. Light even toning to page edges. Every practical knot-what it looks like, who uses it, where it comes from and how to tie it. A very nice copy of this monumental work.. First US Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to.


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