Mackey, William J., Jr.
Title American Bird Decoys
Book Condition Good
Jacket Condition Good
Publisher New York, NY, USA E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc. 1965
Illustrator Colio, Quintina
Seller ID 001887
The focus of this book is on decoy forms and regions of production. Topics range from ducks and geese, shore birds, "odd" birds, decoys of vanishing and vanished birds, and crows and owls. Regions discussed include states all along the Eastern seaboard from Maine to Virginia, and to the Middle West. More than 200 black and white illustrations, with 8 in full color. Photographs were taken by another well-known decoy collector and scholar Quintina Colio. Considered to be one of the staples of the decoy collectors┐ library. Dust jacket is beat up, but protected now in a mylar Brodart cover. Interior, exterior boards and spine clean and tight.
MACKEY, DECOYS, DUCKS, BIRDS, SHOREBIRDS, CARVING, AMERICAN FLYWAYS, FOLK ART, HUNTING