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Wild Fowl Decoys

By: Barber, Joel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Mineola, New York, U.S.A., Dover Publications: 1954

Seller ID: 001639

ISBN: 0486200116

Condition: Fine


About 160 pages with over 125 illiustrations. Still considered one of the basic books for decoy collectors. Soft cover, fine condition, minor rubbing. View more info

Marine Paintings and Drawings in Mystic Seaport Museum

By: Brewington, Dorothy E. R.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Mystic, Connecticut, Mystic Seaport Museum: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001903

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Blue cloth, gilt letters on spine & front cover, teal & color illus. paper dust jacket, 219 pp., 476 bw illus. & 18 color plates. More than one thousand marine paintings and drawings are catalogued in this volume. Contains 635 catalogue entries. Lists American, European and Oriental artists. The entries are organized alphabetically. A nicely put together book, and an important resource for anyone researching a maritime artist or painting. The overall condition... View more info

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The Waterfowl Decoys of Southwestern Ontario and the Men Who Made Them

By: Brisco, Richard Paul

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Canada, Boston Mills Pr: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 001870

ISBN: 0919783627

Condition: Fine


This volume brings together 12 years of research and collecting. The book focuses on decoys made in the Ontario counties of Wentworth and Kent. These counties were homes to some of the most important hunting camps in North America and created a steady trade in decoys and equipment. Research based on interviews and over 60 carvers are profiled. Over 80 color photographs and more then 200 black and white. Excellent condition. Scarce. View more info

Image for American Decoys: Ducks, Eiders, Scooters, Geese, Brant, Swan, Shorebirds from Peeps to Curlew, Gulls, Terns, Owls, Crows, Blackbirds, Herons, Loon, Fish & Other Unusual Decoys from 1865-1920

American Decoys: Ducks, Eiders, Scooters, Geese, Brant, Swan, Shorebirds from Peeps to Curlew, Gulls, Terns, Owls, Crows, Blackbirds, Herons, Loon, Fish & Other Unusual Decoys from 1865-1920

By: Colio, Quintina

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Science Press: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001878

Condition: Near Fine


This book was designed as a memorial to the great collector Bill Mackey. Numerous color and black and white photographs. The author and other passionate contributors looked at the birds, the makers, the history of decoys, and the change over time of the both decoys and their real models all while appreciating the decoys as folk art. The authors' knowledge of hunting and history made their commentary particularly interesting. View more info

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Factory Decoys of Mason, Stevens, Dodge, and Peterson

By: Delph, John; Delph, Shirley

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Exton, Pennsylvania, USA, Schiffer Publishing Ltd.: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 001881

ISBN: 0916838331

Condition: As New


Color photographs of more than 200 decoys, plus numerous black and white photos and line drawings. All help identify and authenticate these factory-made decoys. Chapters on species and special order models. View more info

Carteret Wildfowl Heritage

By: Dudley, Jack

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Lewes, Delaware, U.S.A., Decoy Magazine: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 001889

ISBN: 0963181521

Condition: Fine


Numerous decoys shown┬┐primarily is color, along with the photographs of the people, buildings and artifacts of the clubs supporting decoys and waterfowl hunting in the area. This book deals with the Carteret County area of North Carolina. Very fine condition. Inscribed to previous owner Jim Barthe (a major decoy collector from the west coast) by the author. View more info

Folk Art in America

By: Earnest, Adele

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Atglen, PA, U.S.A., Atglen, PA, U.S.A.: Schiffer Publishing, Limited, 1984: 1984

Seller ID: 001472

ISBN: 0887400205

Condition: Fine


Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. ISBN:0-88740-020-5. 251 photos, 256 pages. View more info

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The Art of the Decoy: American Bird Carvings

By: Earnest, Adele

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, U.S.A., Bramhall House Publishing: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001866

ISBN: 0517097338

Condition: Very Good


Includes 192 black and white photographs, an 8-page color insert, and 40 line drawings. This book is a little old school, but is still today considered to be a very good history of the decoy use and form. Earnest refers to decoys as the first and only true American folk art. A great resource. View more info

The Art of the Decoy : American Bird Carvings

By: Earnest, Adele, Schifferl, Lou (illustrator)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Atglen, PA, U.S.A., Atglen, PA, U.S.A.: Schiffer Publishing, Limited, 1982: 1982

Seller ID: 001460

ISBN: 0916838587

Condition: Fine


Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket. ISBN:0-916838-58-7. 232 photos, 208 pages View more info

Furniture of Historic Deerfield

By: Fales, Dean

Price: $50.00

Publisher: N.Y, Dutton: 1976

Seller ID: 001514

ISBN: 0525111018

Condition: Fine


294 pages, over 570 color and b/w illustrations. List of Hampshire county cabinetmakers, thorough coverage of the furniture, form by form; chairs, beds, tables, case furniture, etc. View more info

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New Jersey Decoys

By: Fleckenstein, Henry A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Exton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Schiffer Publishing Ltd.: 1983

Seller ID: 001885

ISBN: 0916838757

Condition: As New


This book by decoy expert Henry Fleckenstein is focused exclusively on decoys made in New Jersey and for the Delaware River. Over 600 decoys shown in primarily black and white photographs. As usual, Fleckenstein uses numerous photographs to provide as many comparative examples as possible. View more info

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American Factory Decoys

By: Fleckenstein, Henry A., Jr.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Atglen, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Schiffer Pub Ltd: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001865

ISBN: 0916838536

Condition: Fine


This book focuses on the factory-made decoys, but unlike other books of similar titles, it is the only one that also explores the smaller and lesser known of the factories and their products in some depth. An excellent title, full of numerous photographs, advertisements, etc. Fine condition, with some slight wear to edges of the dustjacket, which is now protected in a mylar Brodart cover. View more info

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Decoys of the Mid-Atlantic Region

By: Fleckenstein, Henry A., Jr.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Exton, Pennsylvania, USA, Schiffer Publishing Ltd.: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001882

ISBN: 0916838242

Condition: Very Good


More than 150 decoys shown in black and white photography, along with maker biographies. Sticker of former owner on inside of front cover. Previous owner also taped in a couple of additional illustrations inside the rear cover. View more info

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Louisiana Duck Decoys

By: Frank, Charles W.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Gretna, Louisiana, Pelican Publishing Company: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001863

ISBN: 0882891413

Condition: Near Fine


This scarce catalog looks at the carvers, their materials, their tools, the regions, etc. for Louisiana and includes a section on why we should care about these decoys. In fact, they are under appreciated and scarce thanks to the numerous storms that wiped out blinds, clubs, and other places where such decoys were often stored. Book is very good condition. The dust jacket has some shelf rubbing and sunning of the very spine, but is otherwise in very good condition. View more info

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Ontario Decoys: Some Regional Carvers and Styles

By: Gates, B.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Kingston, Ontario, The Upper Canadian: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 001873

ISBN: 0969118600

Condition: Fine


More than 75 black and white photographs with many chapters going through regions and makers┬┐ biographies. Biographies are well researched and include known dates, locations worked, etc. Signed by author and inscribed to previous owner, and previous owner's name written in pen on inside of front cover. Some light scuffing to green paper covers. Otherwise it looks as if the book was never opened. Fine condition. Scarce. View more info

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Mason Decoys: A Complete Pictorial Guide

By: Goldberger, Russ J.; Haid, Alan G.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Lewes, Delaware, U.S.A., Decoy Magazine: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 001880

ISBN: 0963181513

Condition: As New


Twenty-three chapters and extensive small but good color photographs. Chapters cover all designs. Numerous examples of all designs, grades, styles, etc. Book is written by well known collectors of Mason decoys for more than twenty years. View more info

EARLY AMERICAN WOODEN WARE & OTHER KITCHEN UTENSILS

By: Gould,Mary Earle

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Springfield,Ma, Pond-Ekberg Com 1948.: 1948

Seller ID: 000841

Condition: Fine


. Illustrated by 130 b/w plates. This is still THE basic book for collectors of American treen. View more info

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Decoys of Maritime Canada

By: Guyette, Dale;Guyette, Gary;Guyette, Dale and Gary

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Exton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Schiffer Publishing Ltd.: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001884

ISBN: 0916838765

Condition: Fine


The Guyette name has been associated with decoy knowledge for some time. This book covers the decoys of maritime Canada, which is techincally still part of the Atlantic Flyway. Covering Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and New Brunswick; this book has over 330 black and white photographs of decoys with an additional 32 color illustrations to show the species that prevailed in this area. View more info

Upper Chesapeake Bay Decoys and Their Makers

By: Hagan, David; Hagan, Joan

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Atglen, PA, U.S.A., Atglen, PA, U.S.A.: Schiffer Publishing, Limited, 1990: 1990

Seller ID: 001464

ISBN: 0887402585

Condition: Fine


Hard Cover. Fine. over 400 photos, 216 pages. View more info

The Bird, the Banner, and Uncle Sam: Images of America in Folk and Popular Art

By: Horwitz, Elinor Lander

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hagerstown, Maryland, U.S.A., Lippincott Williams & Wilkins: 1976

Seller ID: 001657

ISBN: 0397316909

Condition: Fine


This soft cover book has 168 pages and is heavily illustrated-some in color. Includes our flag, carved and other eagles, George Washington figures, patriotic quilts, carvings and more. Fine condition. View more info