Full-page Color Plates. Very Good. 11 1/4" X 8 3/4" xii, 308 pp. Clean, crisp contents appear to have been seldom viewed. Hundreds of fresh illustrations include full-page color plates, many photogaphs and drawings. End pages are clean but for previous owner i.d. covered. Boards are attractive with light rubbed area on a bottom edge. Selected chapters written by noted authorities on Tidewater duck hunters. Areas and subjects covered include future of American Wildfowl, Cape Cod Memories, Chesapeake Bay, Future of American Wildfowl, New Brunswick, Making and Painting Decoys, Retrievers, Back Bay, Eastern Shore of Virginia, James and Potomac Rivers, Merrymeeting Bay, Pamlico Sound, Louisiana Marshes, Florida, and Currituck Sound. Hunting. Animals.
Hunt, Lynn Bogue and Burke, Dr. Edgar. Fine in Very Good jacket. 4to-over 9¾-12" tall. pp. 370. hardcover. Bonanza. 1st thus. Every great gunning region from Maine to the Carloinas is written about by an expert in that neck of the waters. For instance, Shang Wheeler wrote about gunning Long Island Sound, Elmer Crowell tells us about the waterfowling and decoys of Cape Cod. On and on. 4to, 307pp with index. Illus and with color plates by Lynn Bogue Hunt and Dr. Edgar Burke. Only the second book to acknowledge decoys as more than just tools of the trade. A landmark book by the man who created Derrydale Press. Dj spine sun faded, several closed tears and wet stain on front. Book almost as new, very clean interior. Fine in VG dj.
Illustrations by Edgar Burke and Lynn Bogue Hunt. 4to. Green cloth with gilt spine lettering, pictorial price-clipped dust jacket. xii, 308pp. Color frontispiece, full-page color plates, illustrations. Very good/very good. Mild jacket edgewear. Tight, attractive reprint edition of this 1947 hunting classic.
Good in Good dust jacket. 308, originally priced at $15.00/red jacket with color flying duck illustrations and white lettering on front and spine/jacket i; Lar/chip tear at top spine, front top edge near spine, tears at front bottom jacket edge, and vertical tear at back top edge/tea.
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