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To ask other readers questions about Knots, Splices and Rope Workplease sign up. For example, there is very little tidal current data in newer data bases so current data is likely wrong to some extent. The illustrations are very poor in some cases, kind of a non-starter in a handbook designed to illustrate.
Among his writings are many science fiction works including twenty six published in Amazing Stories pulp magazines.
Knots, Splices and Rope Work
Almost all of these also make simplifying assumptions so they are not totally accurate even if there ropeqork no errors. Anna rated it really liked it Apr 09, Like any computer program, these may and in some cases do have errors. Brenda rated it it was ok Dec 09, Underwood rated it liked it Oct 26, Walter Romines rated it liked it Dec 27, Please verify all results.
Nice Knot Book If, like me, you love tying knots and reading about tying knots, then you will enjoy this one. Shawn rated it liked it Oct 28, It is for entertainment purposes only and should be independently verified before using for any other reason.
Good for those who are already familiar with knots and lashings. Lists with This Book. See 1 question about Knots, Splices and Rope Work…. In most cases, the illustrations were helpful and clear.
Knots, Splices and Rope Work by A. Hyatt Verrill
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Little explanation of why specific knots are spliecs, making the tying excercise rather academic.
Changes in harbors due to building or dredging change tides and currents and for that reason many of the locations presented are no longer supported by newer data bases. A good portion is standard Ashley Book Of Knots repetition, but there are several gems buried in these pages, like the elusive Horse Bridal and Halter.
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He was the son of Addison Emery Verrill —the first professor of zoology at Yale University. The material was okay.
If you have questions on these, please contact the author. Trivia About Knots, Splices an Lee Easter rated it liked it Jun 20, I laughed out loud and then kept going. Bleiler described Verrill’s “lost race” stories as “more literate than most of their competition, but stodgy.
In a few cases, the illustrations were missing but the description was often clear enough to help one still tie the knot. A knot book without out drawings is useless.
Knots, Splices and Rope-Work: An Illustrated Handbook
You never know when you’ll need a good knot. Hyatt Verrill wrote on a wide variety of topics, including natural history, travel, radio and whaling. See the NOAA web site for their disclaimer.
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