The Book of the Crossbow

With an Additional Section on Catapults and Other Siege Engines
Author(s): Ralph Payne-Gallwey
Original Publish Date: May 17, 2012
Product Number: EB00798715
Released: Dec 04, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780486139265
Publisher: Dover Publications
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This fascinating study, the only book devoted exclusively to the crossbow, traces its use as a military and sporting weapon as well as its construction and management in medieval and modern times. The work also covers such related weapons as the balista, catapult, Turkish bow, and more. Over 240 illustrations.

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