American Bird Decoys

By: Mackey, William J., Jr.

Price: $45.00

Quantity: 1 available


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.

Title: American Bird Decoys

Author Name: Mackey, William J., Jr.

Illustrator: Colio, Quintina

Categories: Other, Folk Art, Decoys,

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1965

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 001887

Keywords: MACKEY, DECOYS, DUCKS, BIRDS, SHOREBIRDS, CARVING, AMERICAN FLYWAYS, FOLK ART, HUNTING