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Table of Contents List of Illustrations Index Appendix

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Cranequin ( French End of the Fifteenth Century) with Metal Loop for Stock and Cogs on the Upper Surface of the Ratchet Bar 144
Improved Cranequin (German, Sixteenth Century)
A Crossbowman with a Stonebow
Spanish Crossbowmen with Cranequins and Goat's Foot Levers 151
A Crossbowman with a Stonebow 153
Shooting Birds at Night with a Stonebow 153
A Sixteenth Century Stonebow which was Bent by Hand 157
The Parts of a Lock of a Primitive Stonebow ,  Its Sights and the Manner of Fixing the Bow to the Stock 158
The Parts of the Lock of the Primitive Stonebow as Fitted into the Stock
Stonebow with a Lever Fixed in Its Stock (Seventeenth Century)
Stonebow with a Lever Fixed in Its Stock (End of Seventeenth Century)
Small Target and Sporting Crossbow and Its Wooden Lever (German, End of Seventeenth Century) 165
A Small Sporting Crossbow being Strung by Its Wooden Lever
The Bolt with Four Feathers Used with the Sporting Crossbow
Sixteenth Century Crossbow Lock as It Appears Before the Bowstring is Stretched to the Notch in the Stock 170
The Bowstring Securely Held in the Notch in the Stock by the Top of the Catch 170
Surface View of the Stock with the Bowstring Secured by the Catch of the Lock and the Bolt in Position 171
The Lock Cocked
The Effect of Pulling the Trigger to Discharge the Crossbow
The Lock of a Sixteenth Century Sporting Crossbow of Large Size

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The Construction and Management of Crossbows (continued): Modern


Crossbow Shooting at the Bird as Now Practised in Saxony
The English Bullet Crossbow
The String on the Catch of the Lock and the Lever Hinged Forward Ready to Bend the Bow 180
Bending the Crossbow
The Crossbow with Its Bow Bent and Ready to be Aimed and Discharged
The Bastard String and Its Clamps

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