Comprehensive reference work explains how to tie hundreds of practical (and decorative) knots in clear illustrations and precisely worded written instructions. Ideal for boaters and campers. Also covers knots in history, knot mystery and magic, and games, stunts and tricks with rope. Introduction. Index. 166 black-and-white illustrations.Macfarlan, Allan A. is the author of 'Knotcraft The Practical and Entertaining Art of Tying Knots' with ISBN 9780486245157 and ISBN 0486245152.