“How to Make Knots, Bends, and Splices” is an easy-to-follow, illustrated guide to tying a variety of knots that are commonly used at sea. With step-by-step instructions and helpful diagrams, this volume will have you tying knots like a proficient sailor in no time at all, and it is not to be missed by collectors of related literature. Contents include: “Ropes”, “Splicing”, “Knots and Bends”, “Fancy Knots”, “Wire Rigging”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction.