American Fish Decoys


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Price: $300.00

Place Published: Pound Ridge, NY
Date Published: 2004

Description: Illustrated throughout with 110 excellent full-color plates, printed in six-color offset lithography with multiple varnishes on heavy stock. 208 pages. Oblong 4to, black boards, d.w., all edges silver. Pound Ridge, NY:, 2003. First edition. A fine copy of this scarce book - quite gorgeous and expensively produced. TOGETHER WITH 2 boxes of American Fish Decoy blank 4x6 note cards printed on museum grade stock.

Comments: The author's attempt to present decoys as to "allow the reader to appreciate the workmanship and ingenuity of each piece", which was certainly accomplished. Contents display Michaan's personal decoys, one to a page on black background. Included are examples by the most sought decoy makers such as: Peterson, Janner Sr., Seymour, Meldrum, Schroeder, DeFer, VanDenBossche, Fox, Trombley, Ramey, Bruning, as well as early decoys by unknown New York and Native American makers.

Edition: First
Jacket: Y
Binding: hardcover
Condition: fine
ISBN: 9780974872100
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 252171

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I just received my book today, and I wanted to thank you for the very prompt shipping. I was especially happy (and a little surprised) to see that you upgraded the shipment to UPS Ground. As to the condition of the book you are right; it is a solid Very Good, at least. Thank you all around for your professionalism. - J.N.
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