Duck Decoys

Eugene V Connett 3rd

ISBN 10: 0911764003 / ISBN 13: 9780911764000
Published by Durrell Publications, New York, NY, 1953
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Duck Decoys by Eugene V Connett 3rd. Published by Durrell Publications, New York, NY, 1953. 1st Edition 13th Printing. Hardbound, Paper DJ. Size 8vo. Condition: Nr Fine in Good- DJ. Price blacked out on DJ. 116 Pgs. ISBN 0911764003. How to Make Them, How to Paint Them, How to Rig Them. Illustrated in black and white and color by Dr Edgar Burke and the author. There are 32 authentic scaled patterns for cutting out heads and bodies, the great majority of which are reproduced life size so that they may be traced directly from the pages of this book. The painting of both sexes of all the most popular species is explained in great detail. There are chapters on ballast and balancing weights, anchors and anchor lines, and setting out your decoys for various species. Every duck shooter will find this book of interest and value, whether he makes decoys or uses decoys made by others. Description text copyright 2007 BooksForComfort. Item ID 12728. Bookseller Inventory # 12728

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Title: Duck Decoys

Publisher: Durrell Publications, New York, NY

Publication Date: 1953

Binding: Hardback

Illustrator: Dr Edgar Burke

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Edition: 1st edition.

Book Type: book

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Here is the only book ever published on how to make modern duck decoys. From solid wood, hollow wood, natural cork, and pressed cork bodied decoys, all are fully described in this volume. There are 32 authentic scaled patterns for cutting out heads and bodies, the great majority reproduced lifesize so they can be traced directly. These are the actual patterns used by a number of famous decoy makers. The painting of both sexes of all the most popular species is explained in great detail. There are chapters on ballast and balancing weights, anchors and anchor lines, and setting out your decoys for various species.

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