RALF COYKENDALL'S DUCK DECOYS AND HOW TO RIG THEM. COLLECTOR'S EDITION. By Ralf Coykendall. Revised by Ralf Coykendall Jr.
DUCK SHOOTING. By Van Campen Heilner.
1951 1st UK edition. Large 4to (219 x 287mm). Pp366. 16 Colour plates of paintings by Lynn Bogue Hunt, b/w photographs, maps, illustrations. Green on Duck Shooting by the leading authority in America. Mr. Heilner draws from his vast experience of wildfowling from Alaska to Mexico, from California to New jersey. He also gives a survey of duck and goose shooting in Great Britain, Germany, Hungary, and Roumania. Methods considered sporting in some countries are outlawed in others. In this collection of duck shooting stories the author gives a complete survey of all methods, both current and obsolete, without passing judgement". Duck shooting from Mexico to Canada. Marshes, open water and wheat fields. Sections on duck shooting in the Hungarian plains and the Danube delta in Rumania. Includes an excursion to the English east coast, punt gunning with Peter Scott and an illustrated demonstration of an East Anglian duck decoy.
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|Author||Heilner (Van Campen).|
|Book Description||Cloth used and slightly faded else good-plus. Lacks dust-wrapper.|