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Longbow : A Social and Military History, Hardy, Robert
Author:    Hardy, Robert

Title:   Longbow : A Social and Military History

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   Near Fine

Jacket Condition:   Fine

Edition:   Third Edition

Publisher:   Great Britain Patrick Stephens 1992

ISBN Number:   1852604123 / 9781852604127

Seller ID:   17120126

244 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Spine has minor lean. Dust jacket is in excellent condtion. Dust jacket is unclipped. Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. This revised and expanded edition chronicles the history of the longbow from the earliest known example used 8000 years ago, through its coming of age at the battles of Crecy, Poitiers and Agincourt, to its use as a hunting and sporting weapon, and its present-day status in Britain. The book contains the first authoritative account of the archery equipment found in Henry VIII's warship the Mary Rose; describes the archers themselves, their equipment, training, uniform and terms of service; examines the fact and fiction of the Robin Hood legend, the reasons why the French never took to the weapon and the devastating effect of longbow against longbow in the Wars of the Roses; offers a detailed account of how to make a longbow from scratch, including all the tools and materials required. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Military & Warfare; ISBN: 1852604123. ISBN/EAN: 9781852604127. Inventory No: 17120126. Hardcover


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