The Theory and Practice of Archery

The Theory and Practice of Archery

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"[...]shape (i.e. a continuous curve from horn to horn) always jar most disagreeably in the hand. A perfectly graduated bend, from a stiff unbending centre of at least nine inches, towards each horn is the best. Some self-yew bows are naturally reflexed, others are straight, and some follow the string more or less. The slightly reflexed bows are perhaps more pleasing to the eye, as one cannot quite shake off the belief that the shape of Cupid's bow is agreeable. Bows which follow the[...]."
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  • Paperback | 230 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 10.67mm | 335.66g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507594534
  • 9781507594537

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