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Table of Contents List of Illustrations Index Appendix

The Crossbow
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End Section of the Brass Groove and of the Fore End of the Top of the Stock with the Groove Driven into Its Mortice 109
How each End of a Crossbow String was Sometimes Strengthened by an
Auxiliary Loop
111
The Skein : The Skein Wrapped with Fine Thread : The Finished Bowstring
One of the Metal Clamps to which the Bastard String is Attached : Front and Surface Views 114
One of the Clamps Screwed to One End of the Bow with One End of the Bastard String Attached to It : Side View 114
The Crossbow with Its Bow Sufficiently Bent by the Bastard String to Allow Its Bowstring to be Fitted into the Notches at the End of the Bow 115
The Clamps and the Bastard String Removed and the Bow Fitted with Its Bowstring 117
Crossbow Finished
The Handle End of the Windlass : Surface and Side View
The Fore End of the Windlass : Surface and Side View
The Windlass Attached to the Crossbow Preparatory to Bending Its Bow
The Crossbow with Its Bow Bent by the Windlass and Its Bowstring Secured Over the Fingers of the Nut 123
Crossbowmen - Fifteenth Century
The Bolt for the Crossbow
End View of the Butt of the Bolt and the Feathers
Section of the Metal Head of the Bolt
Position of the Revolving Nut Before the Crossbow was Bent
The Bowstring on the Nut and the Bolt in Position
Crossbow Bolt with Flanges Cut in Its Shaft to Take the Place of Feathers
The Slurbow
Crossbowmen 132
A Crossbow with a Cranequin Fitted to the Stock Preparatory to Bending Its Bow 133
Decorated Crossbow and Its Cranequin ,  the Latter being in Position for
Bending the Bow (German, sixteenth Century)
135
The Backsight of a Sixteenth Century Sporting Crossbow
Position of the Bolt on the Stock of a Crossbow which had No Groove Down Its Centre
A Cranequin and Its Mechanism
Section of the Stock of the Crossbow , Showing the Position of the Cranequin when It is Fitted for Bending the Bow 140
A Cranequin with Its Mechanism Fitted
A Crossbow Having Its Bow Bent by a Cranequin

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