The Marlinspike Sailor

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Hervey Garrett Smith was the foremost marine illustrator of the 1950s and 1960s, and his wonderful drawings of traditional ropework quickly propelled The Marlinspike Sailor to cult classic status when it was published in 1956. With the addition of a section on modern, synthetic rope in the 1970s, its popularity has continued undiminished to this day. It teaches a few basic knots--the bowline, sheet bend, and rolling hitch, among others--and splices in three-strand and braided rope. But its real business is decorative rope and canvaswork--the traditional arts of the sailor--and here it has no equal. For a rope mat, a rope ladder, a sea chest, a ditty bag, a canvas bucket, a mast boot, and the best-looking rope fenders or heaving line in the marina, this is the book of choice.

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``[Smith's] original illustrations are a marvel of clarity and charm.'' ( Cruising World)

``The art of creating a `boaty' boat. If you don't have this title, now is the time to get it.'' ( WoodenBoat)

About the Author:

Hervey Garrett Smith was a self-employed marine artist and writer. A graduate of the Pratt Institute of New York, he did illustrations for many sailing magazines and National Geographic. The largest collection of his paintings is held by the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.

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Book Description International Marine Publishing Co, United States, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 274 x 216 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Hervey Garrett Smith was the foremost marine illustrator of the 1950s and 1960s, and his wonderful drawings of traditional ropework quickly propelled The Marlinspike Sailor to cult classic status when it was published in 1956. With the addition of a section on modern, synthetic rope in the 1970s, its popularity has continued undiminished to this day. It teaches a few basic knots - the bowline, sheet bend, and rolling hitch, among others - and splices in three-strand and braided rope. But its real business is decorative rope and canvaswork - the traditional arts of the sailor - and here it has no equal. For a rope mat, a rope ladder, a sea chest, a ditty bag, a canvas bucket, a mast boot, and the best-looking rope fenders or heaving line in the marina, this is the book of choice. Bookseller Inventory # AA39780070592186

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Book Description International Marine Publishing Co, United States, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 274 x 216 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Hervey Garrett Smith was the foremost marine illustrator of the 1950s and 1960s, and his wonderful drawings of traditional ropework quickly propelled The Marlinspike Sailor to cult classic status when it was published in 1956. With the addition of a section on modern, synthetic rope in the 1970s, its popularity has continued undiminished to this day. It teaches a few basic knots - the bowline, sheet bend, and rolling hitch, among others - and splices in three-strand and braided rope. But its real business is decorative rope and canvaswork - the traditional arts of the sailor - and here it has no equal. For a rope mat, a rope ladder, a sea chest, a ditty bag, a canvas bucket, a mast boot, and the best-looking rope fenders or heaving line in the marina, this is the book of choice. Bookseller Inventory # AA39780070592186

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Book Description International Marine Publishing Co. Book Condition: New. 1993. 1st Edition. Paperback. Teaches a few basic knots: the bowline, sheet bend, and rolling hitch, among others - and splices in three-strand and braided rope. This book also covers decorative rope and canvaswork - the traditional arts of the sailor. Num Pages: 144 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: FL; FM. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 275 x 217 x 9. Weight in Grams: 354. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780070592186

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Book Description International Marine Publishing Co, 1993. Book Condition: New. 1993. 1st Edition. Paperback. Teaches a few basic knots: the bowline, sheet bend, and rolling hitch, among others - and splices in three-strand and braided rope. This book also covers decorative rope and canvaswork - the traditional arts of the sailor. Num Pages: 144 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: FL; FM. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 275 x 217 x 9. Weight in Grams: 354. . . . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9780070592186

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