A unique reference invaluable to the historian and practising crossbowman alike, full of practical details and useful anecdotes of the author's own trial and error in designing bows. The only book ever devoted solely to "the most important weapon of medieval warfare" and all the related weapons, from the siege engine to the Chinese repeating crossbow. 328 pp with 24 pp appendix and 23 pp treatise following. Light edgewear to book, lightly bumped top rear corner. Light speckling to top edge. Light wear to DJ, two small closed tears (less than .5") to spine edges of DJ. Gilt lettering to spine, nave blue denim-like cloth-covered boards. 248 illustrations, clearly drawn. Clean, bright. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: THE CROSSBOW: MEDIEVAL AND MODERN MILITARY ...
Publisher: Bramhall House
Publication Date: 1958
Book Condition: Very Good
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