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News 2012

5 December 2012 15 September 2012
  • New book: "Arab Archery"—An Arabic manuscript of about A.D. 1500
    Translated by N.A. Faris and R.P. Elmer. Translation of a 15th century manuscript with details on archery from the Garrett Collection of Arabic Manuscripts in the Princeton University Library. The book gives detailed description on all aspects of Arab archery at the time.
8 June 2012
  • New article: "On Poisoned Arrows in Melanesia"
    By the Rev. R. H. Codrington, D.D. From: The Journal of the Antropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, Vol. XIX, pp. 215-219. 1890.
    The title says it all: Article on the manufacture and use of poisoned arrows using human bone as arrowhead.
15 March 2012
  • New book: "Bows and Arrows"—How they are Best Made for all Kinds of Target Shooting.
    Including Chapters on Shooting, Accessories and Competitions. By James Duff, 1927. Another book on bow & arrow making and shooting. James Duff was a Scottish Bowyer who came to the U.S.A. where he eventually became president of the National Archery Association.
    Make sure to read the copyright details if you are from the U.S.A.
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