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Bows & arrows of the native Americans a complete step-by-step guide to wooden bows, sinew-backed bows, composite bows, strings, arrows & quivers by Jim Hamm

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Published by Lyons & Burford in cooperation with Bois d"Arc Press in New York, NY .
Written in English



  • Great Plains.


  • Bow and arrow making.,
  • Indian weapons -- Great Plains.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesBows and arrows of the native Americans.
StatementJim Hamm.
LC ClassificationsGV1189.5 .H36 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination156, [3] p. :
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2025518M
ISBN 101558210962
LC Control Number91000266

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