A wildfowl decoy is both a workman's tool and a work of art, used to lure game within range.This book covers the entire range of North American examples, and includes chapters on their European counterparts, the history of decoys, how they were made and how to collect them.
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Book Description Swan Hill Press 2000-07-27, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. minor shelfwear but the content is excellent. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 119088-4
Book Description Swan Hill Press 2000-07-27, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. A lot of light scratches, a 1.5cm tear and some shelf wear on jacket. Content is fine. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 046651-13
Book Description Swan Hill Press, 2000. Book Condition: Poor. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In poor condition, suitable as a reading copy. Bookseller Inventory # 3839856
Book Description Swan Hill Press. Shrewsbury, Shropshire. (1990) 2000 1st UK edition. Folio (275 x 370mm). Pp320. Colour & b/w photographs throughout by Bill Buckner, bibliography. Blue boards. Very good in slightly used dust-wrapper. A fascinating, impressive and comprehensive guide, illustrated with numerous large full colour photographs of wildfowl decoys of the 'New World', ranging in age from 1000AD to the modern day. The book is set out by region, with each region discussed by a recognised expert in that area. Also included are chapters on European decoys, on the history of decoys, how decoys were made, and how to go about collecting decoys. "There is alsoa list of public collections of decoys, a bibliography, a record of top auction prices, maps of waterfowl flyways, and an index". Bookseller Inventory # 24540
Book Description Book Condition: Good. The Great Book of Wildfowl Decoys. Bookseller Inventory # Grb1146741