18th March 2020 10:30 GMT/BST

Books, Maps & Ephemera

 
Lot 2103
 

2103

Payne-Gallwey (Sir Ralph) Archery - An outstanding manuscript compiled by Sir Ralph Payne...

Payne-Gallwey (Sir Ralph)
Archery - An outstanding manuscript compiled by Sir Ralph Payne Gallwey of Thirkleby Park on the subject of Archery. Contains notes on research on the Turkish bow with tables of dimensions and flight distances, mounted photographs, Turkish arrows, notes on the construction of Composite bows, bowstrings, the Turkish Thumb Ring (with sketches), the grooved horn, extracts from a Turkish Book on Archery, photographs of Chinese Archery, etc.etc., written in the first decade of the 20th century, 101 pages of manuscript, photographs, tables, plates, sketches and diagrams, bound in full pebble-grained morocco with gilt lettering to upper board (binding rubbed)

Sold for £2,600
Estimated at £600 - £900


 

Auction: Books, Maps & Ephemera, 18th March 2020

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