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With a Bended Bow : archery in Mediaeval and Renaissance Europe

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Hardback, 2122, Spellmount. 256 pages, illustrated. In very good condition. No obvious markings. A a comprehensive examination of the archer and his weapon in a time when archery was both economically and militarily vital to the security of England, based on the study of mediaeval writings and period artefacts. As an accomplished artist, his illustrations are an invaluable aid to understanding the manufacture and use of the bow. The book examines the types of weapons and kit produced by guildsmen, the materials used and the work of different specialists including bowyers, fletchers and stringers. It also details the life of the archer himself, how he cared for his equipment, learned to shoot and fought for his country on the battlefields of Scotland and France. With Bended Bow gives an exceptional insight into the tools, training and fighting techniques of the soldier who defined mediaeval warfare.

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Author(s):
Erik Roth
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0752463551
ISBN-13:
9780752463551
Publisher:
Spellmount

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Hardback, 2122, Spellmount. 256 pages, illustrated. In very good condition. No obvious markings. A a comprehensive examination of the archer and his weapon in a time when archery was both economically and militarily vital to the security of England, based on the study of mediaeval writings and period artefacts. As an accomplished artist, his illustrations are an invaluable aid to understanding the manufacture and use of the bow. The book examines the types of weapons and kit produced by guildsmen, the materials used and the work of different specialists including bowyers, fletchers and stringers. It also details the life of the archer himself, how he cared for his equipment, learned to shoot and fought for his country on the battlefields of Scotland and France. With Bended Bow gives an exceptional insight into the tools, training and fighting techniques of the soldier who defined mediaeval warfare.

Author(s):
Erik Roth
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0752463551
ISBN-13:
9780752463551
Publisher:
Spellmount

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