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Knots, Splices and Rope Work

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Giving Complete and Simple Directions for Making All the Most Useful and Ornamental Knots in Common Use, with Chapters on Splicing, Pointing, Seizing, Serving, etc. Adapted for the use of Travellers, Campers, Yachtsmen, Boy Scouts, and All Others Having to Use or Handle Ropes for Any Purpose. Illustrated with 156 Original Cuts Showing How Each Knot, Tie or Splice is Formed ...more
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Brantley
The descriptions and illustrations were lacking, but the information on applications of various knots, splices, lashings, etc, was very helpful. Good for those who are already familiar with knots and lashings.
Peter Heinrich
Little explanation of why specific knots are useful, making the tying excercise rather academic. The illustrations are very poor in some cases, kind of a non-starter in a handbook designed to illustrate.
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Alpheus Hyatt Verrill, known as Hyatt Verrill, (23 July 1871 – 14 November 1954) was an American zoologist, explorer, inventor, illustrator and author. He was the son of Addison Emery Verrill (1839–1926), the first professor of zoology at Yale University.

Hyatt Verrill wrote on a wide variety of topics, including natural history, travel, radio and whaling. He participated in a number of archaeologi
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