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Secrets of the English War Bow - Hugh D H Soar

Secrets of the English War Bow by Hugh D H Soar, Mark Stretton master blacksmith, and Joseph Gibbs bowyer, demonstrates how a war bow and its associated arrow heads and shafts may have been constructed and used. In addition to showing the complete manufacture of a bow from tree selection to stringing and how specialized arrowheads were forged and attached to shafts, Secrets of the English War Bow provides information on the actual performance of the war bow, including the bow's effectiveness against various materials and, for the first time, its use against moving targets, since bows were often drawn against mounted soldiers. Illustrated in colour and black and white. 

Book Title: 

Secrets of the English War Bow

Author: 

Soar, Hugh D H

Publisher: 

Westholme Publishing

Edition: 

First

Year Published: 

2006

Binding: 

Soft cover

ISBN: 

9781594161261

Pages: 

245

Condition: 

Remaindered, fine

Dimensions: 

22.8 × 15.2 × 2 cm

Book Weight: 

0.496 kg

Publisher's Price: 

R318.00

Price: 

ZAR 135.00

In Stock: 

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Front cover of Secrets of the English War Bow by Hugh D H Soar
Back cover of Secrets of the English War Bow by Hugh D H Soar