Seattle: Sylvan Toxophilite Company, 1981. Limited Edition, Copy Number 289 of 1,000. Original wraps. 12mo., 269 pages, illustrated. -- "The Witchery of Archery" was originally published in 1878. It was later printed in 1879, then again in 1928. This reprint is the exact content of the 1879 edition. -- Front corners lightly bumped. Very good. Item #9482
"The Witchery of Archery" was the main inspiration for he increase of interest in archery in the United States at the beginning of the 19th century. Dr. R. F. Elmer wrote of it, "That wonderful little book has as much effect on archery as "Uncle Tom's Cabin" had on the civil war!". Thompson' expertise as a writer, combined with a strong love for the sport, makes this book still one of the finest ever written on sylvan archery.