This vintage book contains a detailed guide to archery, with information on the British Long-Bow, exercises that can improve archery skills, the history of archery, tools, proper use of a bow, and much more. Profusely illustrated and full of fascinating information, "The Archery" will be of considerable utility to those with a practical interest in the sport, and it is not to be missed by collectors of allied literature. Contents include: "The History of Archery", "A Glance at the Career of the English Long-Bow", "What Exercise do your Boys and Girls Take?", "Archery, Past and Present", "The Tools and their Use", "The Bow", "The Arrow and the String", "The Target and Minor Tackle", "The Shooting Glove", "The Bracer", et cetera. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with an introductory essay on History of Archery by Horace A. Ford.