TITLE/AUTHOR: KNOTCRAFT by Allan and Paulette MacFarlan
PUBLISHER: Bonanza Books, NY, NY, Copyright 1967
ILLUSTRATOR: Paulette MacFarlan with over 160 black-and-whte drawings
DESCRIPTION: Hardcover, Blue-green cloth binding, Black lettering on spine, 186 pages, Approx. 6 1/4 x 9 ¼ inches
CONDITION: Pages clean, white and tight, Light cover edge wear
DUST JACKET: Illustrated glossy cover, Old price stickers on front inside flap, Light edge wear
ABOUT THIS BOOK: This is one of the most unusual guides to knot tying ever published. Here you get not only uncommonly clearly worded instructions and over 160 easily understood, step-by-step drawing to explain scores of knots for camping, hunting, fishing, boating and other outdoor activities and everyday household use. You will also learn magic knots to entertain, game knots for group fun, and ornamental knots to make pure and simple (or complex) decorations for home, camp, cottage, hunting lodge and boat. You get a quick history of all kinds of knots from all over the world. You find out how to tie ancient knots from the Roman Empire, Chaldea, Egypt, Greece, Korea, Peru and other lands . . . knots devised by the American Indian . . . and many more.
You are getting a utility book, a hobby book, a sportsman’s book, a games book a magic book -- all in one. And it is written for you by a man who holds numerous knot-tying championships in North America and Europe --- One hundred sixty-six clear illustrations and precise written instructions.