The Great Book Of Wildfowl Decoys-Waterfowl Studies

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0888902263 320 pages. Presents decoys in the most sensible and comprehensive way: by region, with each region discussed by a recognized expert in that area. Thus the entire range of decoys is covered, from Canada down the Atlantic Coast and inland along streams and rivers to Louisiana and up the Mississippi to the Great Lakes and across to California and Oregon. Also included are chapters on European decoys, the history of decoys, how decoys were made, and how to go about collecting decoys. A list of public collections of decoys, a bibliography, a record of top auction prices, maps of waterfowl flyways, and an index complete the package. Beautifully illustrated with colour photography throughout. Gift greetings upon front endpaper else book clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket bears tape-repaired tear to central portion of front panel and large chunk missing from base of back flap. A small part of this chunk is from bottom corner of back panel. Other than this, dust jacket is bright and attractive with moderate wear. Overall, a nice copy of this most substantial work.