North Cheshire Bowmenís Library

 

Title

The Book of the Bow

Author

Gordon Grimley

IBSN

n/a  

First Published

1958 

Publisher

Putnam

Pages

p242, 8 b/w photos, 9 drawings 

Summary

A very good all round introduction to archery, including an extensive look at its history and development through to the early 1950's. 

Also includes interesting (if now dated) sections on equipment and shooting technique; how to make accessories such as wooden arrows, bracer, tab and quiver; and a 'scrapbook' of short archery-related articles.

Contents

  • Early Archery and Forms of Bows
  • The Day of the Long Bow
  • Towards the Target
  • The Compleat Archer
  • The Archer's Equipment
  • Target Archery
  • The Real Archery
  • Archer's Scrapbook

 

 

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