A SUMMARY OF THE HISTORY, CONSTRUCTION AND EFFECTS IN WARFARE OF THE PROJECTILE - THROWING ENGINES OF THE ANCIENTS with a Treatise on the Structure, Power and Management of Turkish and other Oriental Bows of Mediaeval and Later Times. Ralph Payne-Gallwey.
A SUMMARY OF THE HISTORY, CONSTRUCTION AND EFFECTS IN WARFARE OF THE PROJECTILE - THROWING ENGINES OF THE ANCIENTS with a Treatise on the Structure, Power and Management of Turkish and other Oriental Bows of Mediaeval and Later Times.
A SUMMARY OF THE HISTORY, CONSTRUCTION AND EFFECTS IN WARFARE OF THE PROJECTILE - THROWING ENGINES OF THE ANCIENTS with a Treatise on the Structure, Power and Management of Turkish and other Oriental Bows of Mediaeval and Later Times.

A SUMMARY OF THE HISTORY, CONSTRUCTION AND EFFECTS IN WARFARE OF THE PROJECTILE - THROWING ENGINES OF THE ANCIENTS with a Treatise on the Structure, Power and Management of Turkish and other Oriental Bows of Mediaeval and Later Times.

London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1907. First Edition. Hardcover. Quarto (4to). Very good condition / Good condition (DJ). Item #019302

[iv], 44 pages followed by 26 pages of text. Original maroon hardcover binding with minor sunning to the extremities, and minor diffusion of color caused by slight exposure to moisture on the surface, not affecting the text. The original dustjacket is heavily chipped, scuffed and scraped, with quite a bit of discoloration from exposure to moisture; protected in archival mylar. The endpapers are foxed and browned. A few small spots of discoloration to the pages, otherwise remaining clean and unmarked. Contains 40 black-and-white illustrations. First edition.

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