The following pages contain practical ties that possess an entertainment value, and the majority of them may be acquired with but little practice.

Houdini hugely advocates rope escapes in this book for other magicians.
One of the reasons is that locks, handcuffs, trunks, chains and other apparatus are more or less under suspicion. He states that rope ties have one distinct advantage over all other forms of escape, namely, no possible suspicion is attached to the ropes themselves.
This book is filled with special knots and ties and daring escapes that will leave your audiences breathless.