The publisher's series includes Complete Book(s) of Gun Collecting. Dog Training and Care and Winter Sports. This book shares the values that have been noted in its predecessors: it has an expert author, provides the basics for beginners, points the way for those past the beginning stage, is brief without being cursory and illustrated with 50 half-tones and drawings. According to the information accompanying the galley, there are now more people practicing archery than there have been since the invention of the bow and arrow; it ranks fourth in dollars spent on sporting goods. There is advice on choosing the proper bow, how to shoot, and the care and repair of equipment. Archers will find this a useful and interesting book with a short chapter on the long history of the sport for good measure.