‘The Great Warbow: From Hastings to the Mary Rose’ is a comprehensive account of the medieval longbow at war. It includes the longbows history in warfare from the Anglo-Saxon and Viking period right up to the War of the Roses and the longbows gradual decline in Tudor England. Archaeological evidence, bowyers, tactical developments, performance against armour, and comparative studies of the crossbow and composite bow are some of the many subjects included.
The dust wrapper is in very good condition, clean and bright, with a one inch closed tear to the top rear corner, and creasing to the top edges (see photographs).
The binding is square and tight.
The content is clean and in near fine condition.
This book weighs over 2kgs and will be sent via Hermes Tracked.
The Great Warbow: From Hastings to the Mary Rose
Matthew Strickland & Robert Hardy
- Publisher: Sutton Publishing, 2005
- ISBN 0750931671
- First edition
- 9 x 11 in.
- 538 pages