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Knots, Splices and Fancy Work by Chas. L. Spencer

The first edition was printed in 1934, the fifth edition in 1956, and a further 7 printings have been made since then. This is a much more comprehensive book on rope work. It covers a lot of the information that is already found in the smaller books listed on this page, plus it covers some special applications such as covering bottles with rope work, pineapple knots (used for a raised handle in the middle of rope), coach whipping, Sennits, herringbone weaves, plaits and chain knots, carrick mats, square mat, woven or sword mat, russian mats, hammock clew, mousing hooks, slings, netting. All described in detail with illustrations of how to construct them.

Code No. 008165, 211 pages, $38.00

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