GETTING THE MOST OUT OF MODERN WATERFOWLING. By John O. Carter.

GETTING THE MOST OUT OF MODERN WATERFOWLING. By John O. Carter.

PRACTICAL TAXIDERMY: A MANUAL OF INSTRUCTION FOR THE AMATEUR IN  PRESERVING, AND SETTING UP NATURAL HISTORY SPECIMENS OF ALL KINDS. By  Montagu Browne, F.Z.S., etc. Third edition. Revised and brought up to date  by G. Ebsworth Bullen. Illustrated.

PRACTICAL TAXIDERMY: A MANUAL OF INSTRUCTION FOR THE AMATEUR IN PRESERVING, AND SETTING UP NATURAL HISTORY SPECIMENS OF ALL KINDS. By Montagu Browne, F.Z.S., etc. Third edition. Revised and brought up to date by G. Ebsworth Bullen. Illustrated.

THE DECOY DUCK: FROM FOLK ART TO FINE ART. By Bob Ridges.

1988 1st edition. Large 4to (215 x 302mm). Pp191. Colour photographs throughout, bibliography. Blue boards, spine titled in silver-gilt.

"...Britain's best known professional duck carver and teacher, Bob Ridges, shares his own delight in the subject with enthusiasts and all those interested to know more about decoys. The many fine colour photographs taken by the author show decoys of all types, both classic and modern, from Europe and America. With him, we meet many of the characters of the international decoy world in their own workshops and learn of their methods and techniques. For the would-be collector there is sound advice on how to set about starting a collection, along with ideas on displaying decoys decoratively. For those inspired to carve or paint their own decoy, there is expert guidance, fully illustrated with photographs and drawings, to give an insight into the creative excitement that can be had from this delightful art form". Chapters include:- Origins; Basics; The Ward brothers; The Easton Waterfowl Festival; Chincoteague; Havre de Grace; Delaware River; Louisiana; The broader scene; Collectting; Decoy art; How a decorative decoy is made; ...And painted.
£12.00
Availability: In stock
Book Code
46703
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Author Ridges (Bob).
Book Code 46703
ISBN 1850280592 / 1850280592
Book Description Severe knock to bottom edge of boards, shaken and used. Good only in torn dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1988
Publisher Dragon's World.
Place Limpsfield, Surrey.