• 55 Rare Archery Books on DVD Longbow Crossbow Bow Construction Skills Methods B5

  TheArcheryCollection     55 Rare Vintage Books on DVDRare Vintage books scanned to PDF format on Computer disk A Totally unique and unrivalled collection  
A Library of 55 rare out-of-print books scanned to disk.  This stunning collection contains books relating to Archery. Discover the history of Archery through the ages, its different forms and its techniques. The bow and arrow has played an important role in wars throughout history, for hunting and protection and also as a sporting pastime. Learn the theory and practical elements of bow and arrow construction, of using the longbow and crossbow Whatever your requirements there a Complete list of the titles of the books that are included on the disk is reproduced below, take the time to read through the list of titles and you will see the depth and breadth of knowledge that is covered. This unique library has been collected together for the first time here.
  N.B there is NO BOX included in the purchaseyou will receive a CD/DVD in a protective sleeve      On The Disk
This unique disk is an opportunity to own these rare and collectible vintage books before they disappear forever. Some of the books are already unavailable and but for being scanned into digital format would never be seen again. Each page has been scanned in as a faithful reproduction of the original. This is a chance to be able to see books that would otherwise be lost to future generations. The disk contains rare out-of-print books relating to Archery. Each book is individually named on the disk and thus is easily searchable by title, and each book is individually searchable itself. Be Aware - that other sellers may pad out their collection of books with foreign language titles or books that are not relevant to the topic. Compare items and you will see the quality and effort that goes into our disks. Other sellers also put security lock on the books which requires a password (which they wont give you) so it is restricted as to what you can do with the books - all our books are completely unrestricted. In addition all our books are fully named exactly as you see in the list below making them easy to find and easily searchable - other sellers may simply supply you a disk with books named randomly making it virtually impossible to find the book you want. IMPORTANT: These books come supplied on a DVD - note that this is not a DVD that will play on a home DVD player, it contains no video whatsoever. It is a Data DVD and must be used on a Computer to view the PDF book files   
55 Books on Disk
A history of the Royal toxophilite society, from its institution to the present time - The Royal Toxopholite Society (1867)
A study of the Eskimo bows in the U.S. National Museum - J. Murdoch (1890)
Additional notes on arrow release - E. S. Morse (1922)
American archery; a vade mecum of the art of shooting with a long bow - R. P. Elmer (1917)
An essay on archery  - W Moseley (1792)
Ancient and modern methods of arrow-release - E. S. Morse (1885) [2]
Ancient and modern methods of arrow-release - E. S. Morse (1885)
Anecdotes of Archery From Earliest Ages to the Year 1791 - E hargrove (1845)
Appendix to the book of the crossbow and ancient projectile engines - R. Payne-Gallwey (1907)
Archery - C Longman (1894)
Archery - its theory and practice - H Ford (1859)
Archery and archness (1834)
Archery rules - C. Hinrichs (1870)
Bogen und pfeil bei den volkern des altertums - E Bulanda (1913) [German]
Bows and arrows in central Brazil - H. Meyer (1898)
Build your own classic crossbow
Die afrikanischen Bogen, ihre Verbreitung und Verwandtschaften - F. Ratzel (1893) [German]
Die Bogen der Oceanier - L. Frobenius (1901) [German]
Essentials of archery - L E. Stemmler {Text with oiginal diagrams]
Girls and athletics - M Morgan (1917)
Glues for wood in archery uses - The Forest Products Laboratory (1952)
Handbook of summer athletic sports, comprising; walking, running, jumping, hare and hounds, bicycling, archery - F Whittake (1880)
How to train in archery being a complete study of the York round - M Thompson (1879)
Hunting with a bow and arrow - S Pope {Text only, with oiginal illustratons]
Illustrated and descriptive price list of base ball, cricket, archery, and sporting goods in general - Peck & Snyder (1868)
J N Hearder & sons guide [includes archery] (1800)
North American bows, arrows, and quivers - O. T. Mason (1894)
On the structure and affinities of the composite bow - H. Balfour (1889)
Records of the Woodmen of Arden from 1785 - W Bedford (1885)
Rules of the Montreal Archery Club [microform] with instructions on archery (1859)
Seafowl shooting sketches  with several additional chapters, a few notes on birds, guns, and accessories, and on stringing the cross-bow - D Higson (1909)
Short Limb Archery Bow US Patent 4169456
Spalding official archery guide - L. W. Maxson (1906)
Spalding official archery guide - L. W. Maxson (1910)
Teaching of archery - D. Craft (1936)
The archer's bow in the Homeric poems. An attempted diagnosis - H. Balfour (1921)
The archers complete guide - instructions for the use of the long bow - An Expert (1878)
The archers manual - the art of shooting with the longbow - United Bowmen of Philadelphia (1830)
The archery - O. Judd Company, New York (1879)
The art of archery - published with notes from a manuscript of the 15th century - H Gallice (1903)
The bicycling world & archery field - L Harrison (1881)
The book of archery - being the complete history and practice of the art, ancient and modern - G. A. Hansard (1841)
The Book of the Crossbow - R. Payne-Galloway (1905)
The British archer or tracts on archery - T Hastings (1831)
The cross-bow - C. Stevenson (1899)
The Crossbow, Mediaeval And Modern, Military And Sporting Its Construction, History And Management - R. Payne-Gallwey (1904)
The English archer, or, Robin Hood's garland
The English bowman; or, Tracts on archery - T Roberts (1801)
The sporting repository  containing horse-racing, hunting, coursing, shooting, archery, ... (1904)
The theory and practice of archery - H. A. Ford (1887)
The witchery of archery - a complete manual of archery - M. Thompson (1878)
The young archers guide - including instructions on the use of the longbow - W Sparkes (1828)
Toxophilus - R. Ascham (1545) - Edited by E. Arber (1868)
Toxophilus. The School of Shooting, in Two Books - R Ascham (1866)
Wilkinson's score book for archers, adapted to all rounds - J. Wilkinson (1880)
Yahi archery - S. T. Pope (1918)
      The Nature of Scanned Books  
You will get a copy of each of the scanned books in PDF format. The PDF will be a replica of the book in exactly the condition it was available to us - so that will necessarily mean that the book will have inevitable signs of ageing. Some of the books in our collection are over 400 years old - it is not possible to maintain a book in pristine condition for that length of time. In addition any marks made by the previous owners will also be present. We do not consider that to be  a flaw of the product but rather adds to its authenticity. Searchable - Each file is fully named on the disk so it is easy to search and find a particular title. In addition  each book is searchable and individual sections or pages  can easily be printed. Viewing - The books will require suitable PDF software to view them, almost certainly you will already have this on your computer or device - if not such software is universally available for Free download. Sizing - Page size can be adjusted to suit your needs for viewing text or images. Printing - A complete book is printable, or individual sections or just individual pages too. Images - All images can be printed out and used as you wish.
  About the Disk  
The disk is not suitable for use on a home DVD player connected tour TV or audio device. The disk contains PDF files (these are electronic books) which can be viewed on your computer. You can easily convert the PDF files to a similar format suitable for viewing on your Tablet, mobile phone, Kindle, eBook reader or other device using the totally free software called Calibre. Please Note - Physical books are not included in this purchase; all books are scans of the original books in PDF digital format only. You will receive your disk in a protective sleeve - there is no box included. The cost of a box plus associated increase in postage and packaging would mean the price of the item would need to at least double and we find that our customers do not value a box but rather they value the contents of our disks
  Shipping  
All items are shipped from the UK. We despatch within one business day of receiving the order, please note that whilst we can despatch purchases quickly we cannot control the delivery time it takes to reach you. For UK deliveries the standard service is second class post shipped in a secure cardboard CD mailer. For non-UK deliveries; the standard posting method is Airmail. Please be aware that Airmail delivery times can vary greatly even within the same country, there is not a standard time and please do not expect your item to arrive within a few days - it simply will not happen. The "Anticipated Delivery" date is given by , not us, and quite frankly should be totally ignored because it is not a true reflection of the reality. There is an option to have tracked international shipping (it is an option in the postage section of the listing) - tracked delivery is far more secure, it can often be quicker but is relatively expensive; we charge just for the cost of the service plus our additional time in organising it; it is entirely optional whether you make use of that service or not.
  Satisfaction Guarantee  
We feel certain you will be delighted with your purchase. If however for any reason you have cause for concern then please contact us. We are always happy to resolve any issue to your satisfaction and offer a full no-quibble money-back guarantee. We purchase many different items ourselves on and understand the need for quality customer service. Please note - before contacting us with a query that the disk is intended to be use on a computer only (with suitable PDF reader software) - it will not work on a home DVD player connected to your TV. The disk does not contain audio or video files; it is a data disk with PDFs on it
 
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55 Rare Archery Books on DVD Longbow Crossbow Bow Construction Skills Methods B5

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