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Carving Traditional Fish Decoys : With Patterns And Instructions For 17 Projects

Hillman, Anthony

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ISBN 10: 0486275000 / ISBN 13: 9780486275000
Published by Dover Publications, New York, New York, 1993
Condition: Fine Soft cover
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010912: Covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Contains 72 line illustrations, including 17 plates of patterns and 12 diagrams. 16 carvings illustrated in color on covers. "Long before the discovery of the New World, the Indian and Inuit peoples of North America were carving and using fish decoys. Skillfully crafted of bone, shell or wood, the decoys effectively lured fish within spearing distance. Later, the idea caught on among white settlers, who developed their own fish-spearing and decoy-carving tradition. Today, antique fish decoys are popular collectibles." Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Bookseller Inventory # 010912

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Title: Carving Traditional Fish Decoys : With ...

Publisher: Dover Publications, New York, New York

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Soft Cover

Illustrator: Illustrated by Bill Pell

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: First Edition: First Printing.

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Noted carver provides expert, step-by-step instructions for carving and painting 17 beautiful, realistic decoys: brook trout, large-mouth bass, yellow perch, lake sturgeon, muskellunge, coho salmon, and more. Profile, ventral-view and front-view patterns provided for each model. Helpful advice on selecting woods, leading and weighting, finishing, more. Finished decoys shown in full color.

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