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The Timeless Study of Ancient Archery and Bow and Arrow Lore
This deluxe unabridged reprint Legacy Edition of Saxton Pope's historic A Study Of Bows And Arrows is the ultimate analysis of ancient archery equipment. Originally published in 1923, this vintage classic book is an essential text for the study of traditional hunting and shooting sports lore. Drawing from his experience with American Indians and making his own bows and arrows, Pope examines the ancient bow and shooting methods with meticulous detail and extensive testing. In this book, he examines long bows, recurve bows, short bows, and everything in between. With many illustrations and photograph plates, this study examines the effects of each kind of bow and shares these results with readers in an engaging way.
Pope's study of bows and arrows throughout history is unparalleled. Drawing on his time with the Yana Indians and having published at least three books on archery, this present book focuses on the specific composition of bows and arrows and how well each works. He also provides specifics on how to make your own bows, including discussions on the best types of wood. Arrow making is also included, with detailed instructions on wood, feathers, bindings, and arrowheads.
This vintage book includes timeless knowledge archery topics. It makes a perfect gift for archery enthusiasts and hunters, young and old This is the classic manual of archery, preserved for almost a century It also makes a great gift for outsoorspeople, bushcrafters, survivalists, campers, and scouts. Although this book represents thought from a former time, it also reveals much about the rich history of archery, and many of the tips, tricks, and discussions are still relevant for study today
A part of The Library of Traditional Archery: Book 2
This Doublebit Legacy Edition reprint of A Study Of Bows And Arrows is professionally restored and presented from the original source, including inspiration from the book's original cover, with the highest degree of fidelity possible. Readers can enjoy this Legacy Edition for generations to come and learn from its timeless knowledge.
About the Doublebit Press Legacy Edition Reprints
Sometimes we need to remember our history to move forward. Sometimes, remembering our heritage is just fun or inspirational. With technology playing a major role in everyday life, sometimes we need to take a step back in time to find those basic building blocks used for gaining mastery - the things that we have luckily not completely lost and has been recorded in books over the last two centuries. These skills aren't forgotten, they've just been shelved. It's time to unshelve them once again and reclaim the lost knowledge of self-sufficiency
As a part of the Doublebit Press Legacy Edition reprints collection, this unabridged volume is reprinted in the exact form as it was presented in the original publication. Both important and minor details have equally both been accounted for by our publishing staff, down to the cover, font, layout, and images. It is the goal of Doublebit Legacy Edition series to preserve American handcraft and outdoors heritage, but also be cherished as collectible pieces, worthy of collection in any home library that can be passed to future generations.