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  • BamboOni@aol.com
    Ohayo Everybody, I just got this from another list I m on. Thought everyone might be interested... Oni ... told ... From: John Edgerton
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 8, 1999
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      Ohayo Everybody,
      I just got this from another list I'm on. Thought everyone might be
      interested...

      Oni

      >
      > Just received a copy of Stephen Selby's new book on Chinese archery called
      > (appropriately enough), "Chinese Archery."
      >
      > >From what I've read so far, it's a very complete, well-researched and
      > interesting book on the subject. It has many color photos and b/w drawings
      > throughout. Covered in the book is the history of Chinese archery, famous
      > people involved, rituals, crafting of equipment (bows, arrows, targets),
      > etc., all the way up to the past century. Some entertaining stories are
      told
      > which bring the subject to life.
      >
      > If you have any interest in Asian archery, horn bows, history of archery,
      > etc., it would be well-worth your while to look at Stephen's book. You can
      > read more about it at the Asian Traditional Archery Research Network site
      > (www.atarn.org/commercial/book_ad.htm).
      >
      >
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