This is a book every boater and knot lover should own. This makes both a great coffee table book as well as a trusted reference book. It is often referred to as the definitive book for nautical knots. First published in 1944 it contains almost 4000 knots with nearly twice as many illustrations on how to tie them. Whether you love knots or hate them, this book deserves a place in your nautical library. Available from Amazon.com for $56.