A Treatise on Archery, or the Art of Shooting with the Long Bow. Containing Every Requisite to Obtain a Complete Knowledge of the Noble Weapon, Considered as an Instrument of Amusement: Likewise a Dissertation on the Steel Cross Bow, with Directions for Using it. Thomas Waring.
A Treatise on Archery, or the Art of Shooting with the Long Bow. Containing Every Requisite to Obtain a Complete Knowledge of the Noble Weapon, Considered as an Instrument of Amusement: Likewise a Dissertation on the Steel Cross Bow, with Directions for Using it...

A Treatise on Archery, or the Art of Shooting with the Long Bow. Containing Every Requisite to Obtain a Complete Knowledge of the Noble Weapon, Considered as an Instrument of Amusement: Likewise a Dissertation on the Steel Cross Bow, with Directions for Using it...

London: Author, 1827. Sixth Edition. Hardcover. Gray paper over boards with quarter blue leather spine, title stamped in silver onto spine, 12mo, (6-7/8 inches tall), pp. ix, [10] - 67, [1] ad., illustrated frontis and one other plate. Volume with period signature and date (1828) recto upper board, edge bumps and soil to boards with corners worn through, two leaves (p. 11/12 & 61/62) noted with linen reinforcement sewn in at gutter, text slightly trimmed for binding with some expected offset to pages facing plates, tightly bound with newer endpapers. Very Good. Item #1258

Only four copies of this 1827 sixth edition (actually second edition, seventh impression) are held institutionally (Lake & Wright, p. 303) with no copies to be currently found in OCLC. Ref. Lake & Wright (1994).

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