American Archery: Handbook of Shooting with the Longbow

American Archery: Handbook of Shooting with the Longbow
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Authored by Dr. Robert P. Elmer, this comprehensive 1910s handbook of longbow shooting was prepared as an act of the National Archery Association of the United States.

About the author, Dr. Robert P. Elmer

  • National Archery Association Champion, 1911, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1919, 1920 and 1922
  • National Archery Association Flight Champion, 1911, 1913 and 1922
  • President, National Archery Association, 1914-20
  • Recipient, National Archery Association's Thompson Medal of Honor, 1948

Contents Covered:

  • History of American Archery
  • Study of Correct Archery
  • Equipment
  • Hints to Beginners
  • Constitution of the National Archery Association of the United States
  • How to Form an Archery Club
  • Highest Official American Scores
  • The Best English Scores
  • Records of the National Archery Association of the United States
  • The Thirty-eighth Annual Tournament of the National Archery Association of the United States
  • The Eastern Archery Association
  • Best Scores of All Kinds and Feats of Skill
  • The Reddendo Arrows
  • Scoring by "Points."
  • Flight Shooting
  • An American Origin for the Point of Aim
  • Arrowhead, the Archers' Flower
  • French and Belgian Archery
  • Choice of Woods for Bow Making
  • Bows and How to Make Them
  • Yew Bow Making
  • How to Make a Bowstring
  • Notes on Arrow Making
  • The Composite Bow
  • Glossary
Format: PDF Digital Reprint, e-Facsimile
No. of Pages: 320
Page Size: B5 (176mm × 250mm)
Download Size: 28.8 MB
Product Code AMERKTFW38
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