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bullet crossbow in Britain

Arthur G. Credland

bullet crossbow in Britain

by Arthur G. Credland

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Written in English


Edition Notes

[Reprinted from Journal of the Society of Archer-antiquaries, vol.15 (1972)].

Statementby Arthur G. Credland.
The Physical Object
Pagination15p. :
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19721353M

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