North Cheshire Bowmenís Library

 

Title

Historical Targets

Author

Anne Braun, translated from the German by M. Stanton

IBSN

n/a

First Published

1981

Publisher

Roydon

Pages

p144; 110 photos, mostly in colour

Summary

An unusual and interesting book, full of surprising pictures of the targets, often hand-painted, used by early archery, crossbow and firearm clubs. Just a pity so many of them are full of holes.

Contents:

  • Translator's Note
  • Painted Targets
  • Early Targets and Designs
  • The First Shooting Associations
  • Target Shooting with Crossbow and Hand-Firearms
  • English Bow Shooting
  • Regulations and Statutes
  • Shooting Grounds and Unusual Targets
  • Schutzenfests, Customs and Prizes
  • Superstition and Magic Projectiles
  • Targets from the Collections of Various Towns
  • Appendix

 

 

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