Very Good. 0934429758 Thunder Bay hardcover with dust jacket, 1990, 1st edition, clean/tight, No marks, jacket has some surface wear and a 3/4" closed edge tear at base of spine, Fine/Very Good; We will add a custom fitted new mylar cover, bubble-wrap the book and ship it in a BOX with free delivery confirmation/tracking.
Bucker, Bill. Very Good in Very Good jacket. Folio-over 12-15" tall Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Folio-over 12"-15" tall. ISBN: 0934429758. Presents decoys by geographical region, each region discussed by a recognized expert. Covers decoys from Canada down the Atlantic Coast and inland along streams and rivers to Louisiana and up the Mississippi to the Great Lakes and across California and Oregon. Also includes European decoys, the history of decoys, the making of decoys, and collecting decoys. Many color photographs. Oversize and very heave. 320 pages.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 0934429758. This book is in very good condition; no remainder marks. Book has some edgewear. Dustjacket does have some shelfwear and small corner tear at the top. Inside pages are clean.; 14.40 X 10.70 X 1.60 inches; 320 pages.
Fine in Very Good jacket. 0934429758 320pp. A super copy. Numerous colour photographic plates illustrate the text. Silver embossed lettering to the spine. Perhaps a slight bump to the tail of the spine, under the wrapper and slight soiling to the upper fore edge. Fresh and firm. Dust wrapper not price clipped. Light creasing to the head and tail of the spine of the wrapper with light rubbing to the edge of the spine of the wrapper. Some light shelf wear. Clean and tight. A near fine copy.
Photography by Buckner, Bill. Near Fine in Very Good jacket. Book Dust jacket very nice with one tiny tear to bottom front only. Plastic mylar cover on dust jacket for protection. A first edition by Thunder Bay with 320 pages loaded with color photos and illustrations of works of art by craftsmen on wildfowl decoys. A workingman's tool, a functional object that hunters use to lure game within range. A painted sculpture, a portrait of a bird, created to serve a purpose. Loaded full of important history information about the early usages of decoys along with many photos of them by region, discussed by a expert in that area from all over North America. Chapters on Europe decoys and how decoys are made and how to go about collecting them. A bibliography, a record of top auction prices, maps of waterfowl flyways and an index.
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