Gunning the Chesapeake: Duck and Goose Shooting on the Eastern ShoreTidewater Publishers #ad - This book chiefly concerns waterfowling on the Chesapeake Bay, particularly the part that is fondly known as the Sho', or the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Virginia. Used book in Good Condition.
American Bird Decoys: The Authoritative Story of Our Classic Bird Decoys and Their MakersBonanza Books #ad - This beautiful book presents in text and pictures the story of the rich heritage of classic old bird decoys made and used in America in the 19th and and early 20th century. Used book in Good Condition.
Decoys of the Atlantic FlywayNew Win Publishing #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Book by starr, George Used book in Good Condition.
Birds of a Feather: Wildfowl Decoys At Shelburne MuseumSkira Rizzoli #ad - A book that celebrates one of the most breathtaking and comprehensive collections of wildfowl decoys in America. Bird decoys were used for hunting in north America until the advent of hunting regulations in the early twentieth century, when decoys started to be prized and collected as masterpieces of American folk art.
Featuring new photography of 250 of the museum’s most important and artistically carved decoys, Nathan Cobb, Bill Bowman, John Blair, it includes examples made by the most respected American carvers: Charles Osgood, Lem and Steve Ward, Jr. James holly, Lee Dudley, Jr. Nathan horner, albert Laing, Joseph Lincoln, A.
Birds of a Feather: Wildfowl Decoys At Shelburne Museum #ad - Several essays provide groundbreaking scholarship on the origins, and attribution of bird decoys, construction, imparting critical advancements to our modern understanding of this revered tradition. Used book in Good Condition. This handsome book is the first examination of the historic and unparalleled decoy collection at Shelburne Museum.
Elmer crowell, and Charles “Shang” Wheeler. Used book in Good Condition. The story of the collection begins with joel barber, artist, the pioneer decoy enthusiast and New York architect, and carver, whose gift of 400 superior examples established the collection in 1952.
Southern Decoys, of Virginia and the CarolinasSchiffer Pub Ltd #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Decoys of the eastern shore of Virginia and North Carolina are among the most collectible in the decoy market today. The decoy and waterfowling history of this important region along the south Atlantic coast is thoroughly presented in this comprehensive study. Much of the history of east coast gunning clubs began in this area.
Southern Decoys, of Virginia and the Carolinas #ad - Henry fleckenstein has combined information about decoys from this region and the South Carolina coast with his excellent photographs to produce an invaluable volume which each decoy collector and historian of the south Atlantic region will want on his shelf. 559 black and white and 64 color plates beautifully illustrate the text.
Used book in Good Condition. All the major makers of decoys here and makers from other areas whose decoys were used here are listed with pertinent biographical data and interesting stories.
New Jersey DecoysSchiffer Pub Ltd #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Describes decoys made for some of the seven hundred varieties of ducks, geese, and shorebirds found in New Jersey and offers profiles of major decoy makers Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.
American Wildfowl DecoysGramercy #ad - Also provided are intriguing biographical sketches of well known decoy carvers and painters, as well as an interesting and helpful analysis of the particular qualities these decoys possess that make them sought after by the knowledgeable collector. Here are more than fifty essays describing the techniques, historical development, and regional traditions of duck and shorebird decoy making between 1870 and 1960
American Wildfowl Decoys #ad - A woman, who evidently scouted ahead, returned to her companion and advised against entering the exhibit area as inside was \"nothing but a bunch of wooden ducks\". Decoy making is a subtle art - an art that is rarely appreciated by those who have little or no exposure to the field. In his introduction, author Jeff Waingrow recounts a conversation overheard while visiting a museum that housed a large decoy collection.
Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. It was this statement that spurred Waingrow to write American Wildfowl Decoys in order to instill in others an appreciation of this important category of folk art.
Wild Fowl DecoysDerrydale Press #ad - Wild Fowl Decoys #ad - Mr. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Barber's authoratative volume is the only text written for the true collector and contains all there is to be known on the subject: how to recognize the locality from which a decoy comes, the world of famous decoy makers, the scarcity of certain types of decoys and more.
Used book in Good Condition. Joel barber spent 20 years studying and collecting wild fowl decoys from Nova Scotia to North Carolina.
The Art of the Decoy: American Bird CarvingsRandom House Value Publishing #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.
Decoys of the mid-Atlantic regionSchiffer Pub #ad - There is an explanation of how weights are used in decoys and how condition affects value. Woven through the text are historical facts that help date hand-made decoys of antique, as well as modern, origin. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. After a full discussion of the decoys, Mr. Used book in Good Condition.
This completely illustrated book thoroughly covers the bird decoys of the American Mid-Atlantic region. The photographs are clear, allowing the reader to identify details. Fleckenstein includes suggestions on repairing decoys, a complete list of makers, and recommended reading. Used book in Good Condition.