The Art of Archery: Published, with Notes, from a Manuscript of the 15th Century

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H. Cox, 1903 - Archery - 15 pages
This short treatise is a transcription of a manuscript written on the art of archery in the 1400s. This version also includes the original prints, €notes and illustrations.

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Page 14 - To shoot with two steps, a backward step must be taken with the hindermost foot, so that on bringing the front foot down, sufficient impetus is given to effect the loose.
Page 7 - Dareherie. 7 that yew is only useful for making bows and crossbows, and that there are two sorts of it, the white and the red. The white is called Portuguese yew, and it is usually soft and of open grain.
Page 11 - And if you would know what is a sheaf arrow, according to the English, every glued and iron-headed shaft, whether big or little, is called sheaf arrow.

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