North Cheshire Bowmenís Library

 

Title

The Grey Goose Wing - A History of Archery 

Author

E. G. Heath

IBSN

SBN 85045 031 4

First Published

1971

Publisher

Osprey

Pages

pp342; 335 photographs and illustrations, some in colour

Summary

This book traces the bow's historical development in every corner of the world. 

An awful book of no possible interest to anyone (until I've finished it).

Contents

  • Bowmen of the Stone Age
  • The Great Composite Bow - the first 2000 years
  • The Ultimate in Missile Weapons
  • The Clothyard Shaft
  • The Decline of the Longbow
  • The Sporting Revival
  • Warriors and Priests
  • Redskin Archers
  • The Crossbow
  • The Symbolism of Archery

Kindly donated by J. G. Jeffs

 

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