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The Book of the Crossbow

Ralph Payne-Gallwey

  • Bindwijze: Paperback
  • Taal: Engels
  • Categorie: Technologie & Bouwkunde
  • Uitgever: Dover Publications Inc.
  • ISBN: 9780486287201
With an Additional Section on Catapults and Other Siege Engines
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Taal:Engels
Bindwijze:Paperback
Druk:New edition
Verschijningsdatum:maart 1996
Afmetingen:Afmeting: 26,7 x 19,1 x 2,5 cm
Aantal pagina's:400 pagina's
Illustraties:Nee
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Auteur:Ralph Payne-Gallwey | Ralph Payne-Gallwey
Co-auteur:Ralph Payne-Gallwey
Co-auteur:Ralph Payne-Gallwey

Samenvatting

This fascinating study, the only book devoted exclusively to the crossbow, traces its use as a military and sporting weapon as well as its construction and management in medieval and modern times. The work also covers such related weapons as the balista, catapult, Turkish bow, and more. Over 240 illustrations.