. Decoys of the eastern shore of Virginia and North Carolina are among the most collectible in the decoy market today. All the major makers of decoys here and makers from other areas whose decoys were used here are listed with pertinent biographical data and interesting stories. Much of the history of east coast gunning clubs began in this area.
Decoys of the mid-Atlantic regionSchiffer Pub #ad - The photographs are clear, allowing the reader to identify details. This completely illustrated book thoroughly covers the bird decoys of the American Mid-Atlantic region. Used book in Good Condition. After a full discussion of the decoys, Mr. Fleckenstein includes suggestions on repairing decoys, a complete list of makers, and recommended reading.
. Woven through the text are historical facts that help date hand-made decoys of antique, as well as modern, origin. There is an explanation of how weights are used in decoys and how condition affects value.
Decoy Ducks: From Folk Art to Fine ArtGallery Books #ad - Traces the history of the decoy, discusses top decoy makers, and shows a variety of carvings Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.
Gunning the Chesapeake: Duck and Goose Shooting on the Eastern ShoreTidewater Publishers #ad - Used book in Good Condition. This book chiefly concerns waterfowling on the Chesapeake Bay, particularly the part that is fondly known as the Sho', or the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Virginia. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.
American Bird Decoys: The Authoritative Story of Our Classic Bird Decoys and Their MakersBonanza Books #ad - Used book in Good Condition. This beautiful book presents in text and pictures the story of the rich heritage of classic old bird decoys made and used in America in the 19th and and early 20th century. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.
The Great Book Of Wildfowl Decoys-Waterfowl StudiesModern Publishing #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Hard to find book Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.
North America's One Hundred Greatest - DecoysKrause Publications #ad - Antique decoys are among the hottest collectibles in the nation right now. Everybody wants them, but few can own the real thing. Used book in Good Condition. Hunting, antique and waterfowl enthusiasts will want this book not only as a display of great artwork, but also as a valuable reference tool for these American treasures.
With prime specimens commanding prices reaching well into the six-figure range, collectors see them as both an investment and a status symbol. Loy harrell, one of north america's pre-eminent decoy authorities, has crossed the country to gather photographs and information on the most valuable and sought-after decoys.
North America's One Hundred Greatest - Decoys #ad - This full-color masterpiece displays the greatest decoys of a bygone era, tells about their history and in some cases discusses their value. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. One of the specimens went for more than 600, 000 dollars at a Sotheby's auction.
Collecting Antique Bird Decoys and Duck Calls: An Identification and Price GuideKrause Publications #ad - Luckey's, collecting antique bird decoys and duck CALLS. For the first time in 10 years, collectors of antique bird decoys and duck calls are able to enjoy a totally updated, revised, and expanded edition of the late Carl F. Coverage of "modern" decoys-made in the past 50 years, has been added, plus information about duck and goose calls.
Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Hundreds of pages with new information and new photos have been added to this legendary must-have collectible reference guide which offers tps on identifying antique decoys and forgeries and fakes, a guide to "The Schools of Carvers, techniques for restoration and repairs, " and much more.
Collecting Antique Bird Decoys and Duck Calls: An Identification and Price Guide #ad - Also new is a chapter on advertising of decoys and hunting memorabilia from the 1920s through 1950s and an interview with one of the most prominent decoy collectors. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. This updated edition provides history and current pricing of the prominent duck and goose hunting decoys used over the past century-plus, including both hand-carved and factory models.
Wild Fowl DecoysDerrydale Press #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Mr. Used book in Good Condition. Joel barber spent 20 years studying and collecting wild fowl decoys from Nova Scotia to North Carolina. Barber's authoratative volume is the only text written for the true collector and contains all there is to be known on the subject: how to recognize the locality from which a decoy comes, the world of famous decoy makers, the scarcity of certain types of decoys and more.
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Upper Chesapeake Bay Decoys and Their MakersSchiffer Pub Ltd #ad - All of them show the skill of the artist and evoke the appreciation that has made the decoy a central theme in American folk art. Many of them are still alive and active in their work. Used book in Good Condition. The area around havre de Grace, Maryland has produced some of the most prolific decoy makers in America.
Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Being on the migrational flyway for ducks and geese, the upper Chesapeake Bay has long been a center for waterfowl hunting. The decoys illustrated range from early decoys, faded and worn smooth with use, to recent decoys which go directly from the artist to the collector without ever touching the water.
Upper Chesapeake Bay Decoys and Their Makers #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Where there is hunting, there are, of course, decoys. In upper chesapeake bay decoys and Their Makers, David and Joan Hagan share their talent for photography with the reader. They illustrate the art of the decoy makers in this area with beautiful images of the birds they have formed.
Used book in Good Condition. Usually born of the necessity of the hunt, their decoys have become highly collectable. Over eighty decoy makers are represented in Upper Chesapeake Bay Decoys and Their Makers.