Encyclopedia of Knots and Fancy Ropework by Raoul Graumont and John Hensel

Encyclopedia of Knots and Fancy Ropework by Raoul Graumont and John Hensel

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This is unquestionably the greatest book on knots and rope work ever published. Describing 3,668 knots, illustrating them in nearly 350 full-page photos and drawings. It is a valuable reference for anyone from eight to eighty. Every step in tying knots, from simplest to the most complicated, will be found, clearly pictured and fully explained, in this book.

Also, included in this book are retold fascinating stories behind the origins of hundreds of these knots, with the superstitions, the lore, the historic, heraldic, or religious backgrounds associated with them.

Encyclopedia of Knots and Fancy Rope Work by Raoul Graumont & John Hensel
Published: 1980
Hardcover, 7 1/2" x 10", 689 pages
Illustrated pictures