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Knots, useful & ornamental by George Russell Shaw

Knots, useful & ornamental by George Russell Shaw

Random House Value Publishing, 1984 (original 1924) ISBN 9780517460009

How many know this author s name? Yet he pre-dates Ashley with this overlooked source book of pleasant sketches and minimal text.His other book, Practical and Ornamental Knots, Courier Corporation, 2012, ISBN 9780486152608 is also very good value