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Wildfowl Decoys of the Pacific Coast: Carving Traditions of British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, and California

By: Miller, Michael R.; Hanson, Frederick W.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Davis, California, USA, MBF Publishing: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001888

Condition: As New


This book is the only title that takes an in-depth look at the previously under appreciated Pacific Coast decoys, decoy carvers, and hunting traditions. Hundreds of decoys shown with black and white photography along with regional information on style, etc. and numerous biographies of carvers. The book took many years to produce and after publication delays, was finally released in 1990. It is thorough, well organized, and all encompassing. This book isn't meant to intro... View more info

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Masterworks of the Illinois River

By: O'Brien, Stephen B., Jr.; Carlson, Julie

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Stephen O'Brien Fine Arts: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001867

ISBN: 0977063100

Condition: New


This catalog is softcover in plastic slipcase. New in wraps. Numerous beautiful color photographs. Published by the well known collector and dealer Stephen O¿Brien of Boston in coordination with the exhibition ¿The Illinois River Meets the Chesapeake,¿ a two-month exhibit of Tom Figge¿s Illinois River decoy collection displayed at the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art in Salisbury, Maryland. Scarce. View more info

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Duck Boats: Blinds: Decoys and Eastern Seaboard Wildfowling

By: Raymond R. Camp

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, U.S.A., Alfred A. Knopf: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001879

Condition: Good


The author of this book was for many long years the Road-and-Gun Editor of the New York Times. This is an early overview of the history, blinds, areas, equipment, and rules about duck hunting, etc. There are instructions about setting up decoys in lines, etc. The best part of this book however is the wonderful retelling of the early duck hunting stories, the characters who made the stories a reality, and the "big fish" tales. Some illustrations, but primarily text. Condi... View more info

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Floaters and Stick-Ups: A Personal Survey of Wildfowl Decoys

By: Reiger, George; Garrett, Kenneth

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, USA, David R. Godine: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001883

ISBN: 0879236434

Condition: Fine


This book looks at the trade of decoys and collecting overall. Craftsmanship, acquisition, definitions, history, etc. The stories contained within the covers are worth hearing. Tales of auctions and makers, great finds and stories of the trade help the interested reader understand the passion of the great collectors. View more info

Decoys of the Thousand Islands

By: Stewart, Jim; Lunman, Larry

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Erin, ON, Canada, Boston Mills Press: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001861

ISBN: 155046048X

Condition: Fine


The Thousand Islands region covers the myriad small islands at the northeastern end of Lake Ontario between New York and Ontario, along the Upper St. Lawrence river. The seven chapters look at the distinct carving styles that came out of this region with the help of more than 400 photographs including more than 150 in color. Scarce. Excellent condition. View more info

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American Wildfowl Decoys

By: Waingrow, Jeff

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, E. P. Dutton Group with The Museum of American Folk Art: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001876

ISBN: 0525243674

Condition: Fine


This book features decoys from the Alastair B. Martin Collection at the Museum of American Folk Art in New York City, NY, USA. The book features over 50 essays each featuring a decoy from the collection made during the period of 1870-1960. Forward by Adele Earnest. Very Fine condition. View more info

The Decoy As Art: Waterfowl in a Wooden Soul

By: Warner, James A.; White, Margaret J.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Wilmington, Delaware, USA, Middle Atlantic Press: 1985

Seller ID: 001869

ISBN: 0912608250

Condition: Very Good


Art photographs of decoys artfully displayed. A coffee table book. Dust jacket and book in fine condition. Tear at edge of front cover dust jacket stabilized with Brodart cover. Interior clean. View more info