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Ashley book of knots.

Clifford W. ASHLEY

Ashley book of knots.

by Clifford W. ASHLEY

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Published by Faber and Faber Ltd. in London .
Written in English


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First published in , 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. Books similar to The Ashley Book of Knots The Ashley Book of Knots. by Clifford W. Ashley. avg. rating Ratings. This is the definitive book on knots. Here are approximately different kinds, from simple hitches to "Marlingspike Seamanship." Mr. Ashley has included almost everything there is to know about th.

The Ashley Book of Knots will make a unique and permanent addition to any is the definitive book on knots. Here are approximately different kinds, from simple hitches to “Marlingspike Seamanship.” Mr. Ashley has included almost everything there is to know about them/5(4). Buy The Ashley Book of Knots by Clifford W Ashley online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now/5(11).

The Ashley Book of Knots (ABOK) Clifford Warren Ashley is famous for his stunning compilation The Ashley Book of Knots (Doubleday New York) a reference manual of thousands of knots with excellent diagrams. He also originated several knots, e.g., two that are now known as the Ashley Bend and the Ashley Stopper Knot. The Ashley Book of Knots – or ABOK as knot aficionados refer to it – is apage compilation of every knot known to man. Ashley spent years looking for and trying out existing and new knot-tying combinations, and not only in the nautical world.


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Ashley book of knots by Clifford W. ASHLEY Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Ashley Book of Knots takes us back to a time when knots saved lives and put dinner on the table. Whether Ashley book of knots. book at sea or in a pioneer cabin, knots were a part of daily life, one that is nearly lost by: This is probably the most important book on the subject, and has more knots listed than any other book.

It references some knots with over hand-drawn diagrams. As this book was first published inthere are some more recently discovered knots missing from this huge volume, such as the Versatackle knot and the Zeppelin bend/5.

And surprisingly, despite its massive content, finding a knot you need is usually pretty straightforward. Plus - and in my opinion one of the real pleasures of this book - Ashley provides a virtual historical encyclopedia of almost every knot (for example, where they /5().

This is the definitive book on knots. Here are approximately different kinds, from simple hitches to “Marlingspike Seamanship.” Mr. Ashley has included almost everything there is to know about them. Precisely named and classified (some new ones for the first time officially), they can be easily found in the big index/5(15).

The Ashley Book of Knots is an encyclopedia of knots written and illustrated by the American artist Clifford W. Ashley. First published init was the culmination of over 11 years of work.

The book contains exactly numbered entries and an estimated illustrations. The Ashley Book of Knots and Macrame. working with rope, line and plating Every practical Knot, what it looks like, Who uses it, where it comes from and how to tie it with drawings representing knots.

The Ashley Book of Knots is an encyclopedia of knots written and illustrated by the American artist Clifford W. Ashley. First published init was the culmination of over 11 years of work. The book contains more than numbered entries and an estimated illustrations.

First published inand reprinted many times since then, the latest reissue of this magnificent book contains, for the first time, fully illustrated details of all ng may be from our Sydney, NSW warehouse or from our UK or US warehouse, depending on stock availability.

pages. Seller Inventory #   Where other books about knots have twenty to two hundred knots this book has over three thousand nine hundred knots. Ashley uses the word knot to include knots, lashings, splices, braidings and other ways to tie ropes, cords, string and other such materials.

This book uses drawings to show how to tie the knots. The Ashley Book of Knots takes us back to a time when knots saved lives and put dinner on the table. Whether out at sea or in a pioneer cabin, knots were a part of daily life, one that is nearly lost today.

Ashley's influence. In her acknowledgments, Proulx states, "And without the inspiration of Clifford W. Ashley's wonderful work, The Ashley Book of Knots, which I had the good fortune to find at a yard sale for a quarter, this book would have remained just a thread of an idea." Ashley's illustrations and quotes are used as chapter headings.

The Ashley Book of Knots by Clifford W. Ashley (Hardcover, Doubleday) 5 out of 5 stars 29 product ratings 29 product ratings - The Ashley Book of Knots by Clifford W. Ashley (Hardcover, Doubleday)   The Ashley Book of Knots is an encyclopedia of knots written and illustrated by the American artist Clifford W.

Ashley. First published init was the culmination of over 11 years of work. The book contains exactly numbered entries and an estimated : This book and a piece of cord will open a new and challenging world of practical adventure to readers of all ages.

Ashley has devoted eleven years to writing this book, and it is based on forty years of looking for, trying out, and thinking up new knots. His drawings abound in humor and the text is full of colorful anecdotes. Published inthis is the Bible of knots. Clifford Ashley took notes on knots for over 40 years of his life, and then labored for over 11 years to produce the most comprehensive reference of knots and ropework ever written.

Knots in books and articles around the world are frequently referenced back to Ashley’s book. The bible of knots Ashley's is the classic on the subject. I have bought this 3 times over the years as gifts after my own copy is so well looked through. It is not the easiest book for beginners but a in depth study and comprehensive guide to all sorts of uses for s: Liên Đoàn Âu Lạc -SJ.

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This book and a piece of cord will open a new and challenging world of practical adventure to readers of all ages. Ashley has devoted eleven years to writing this book, and it is based on forty years of looking for, trying out, and thinking up new knots.5/5(28).

This is the definitive book on knots. Here are approximately different kinds, from simple hitches to "Marlingspike Seamanship." Mr. Ashley has included almost everything there is to know about them.

Precisely named and classified (some new ones for the first time officially), they can be easily found in /5(1K). The Ashley Book of Knots is an encyclopedia of knots written and illustrated by the American artist Clifford W.

Ashley. First published init was the culmination of over 11 years of work. The book contains exactly numbered entries and an estimated : Clifford W Clifford.Mr. Ashley has devoted eleven years to writing this book, and it is based on forty years of looking for, trying out, and thinking up new knots.

His drawings abound in humor and the text is full of colorful anecdotes. THE ASHLEY BOOK OF KNOTS will make a unique and permanent addition to any library.5/5(7).THE ASHLEY BOOK OF KNOTS (c) by Clifford W. Ashley, is the definitive reference work on knots, splices, and ropework in general.

Born in in New Bedford, Massachusetts, Clifford W. Ashley was an antique dealer and artist, who spent eleven years writing his magnum opus, THE ASHLEY BOOK OF KNOTS, and died three years after its his pursuit of ropework, Mr. Ashley Cited by: