Hardcover: 208 pages
Publisher: Krause Publications (September 1, 2000)
Product Dimensions: 9.3 x 12.2 x 0.7 inches
Shipping Weight: 2.9 pounds
Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars See all reviews (13 customer reviews)
Best Sellers Rank: #1,136,160 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #37 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Antiques & Collectibles > Sports Memorabilia & Cards > Sports Memorabilia #157 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Antiques & Collectibles > Art #1052 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Antiques & Collectibles > Antiques Care & Reference > Reference
I purchased this book because I have an interest in Early made decoys. There were many to choose from and I decided on this one. Being a collector of many different area's of interest in Antiques, I have purchased a few Antique Decoys but knew little about their Origin or Rarity.The Book here was helpful with very large color pictures, good text and displayed 100 'Best" Decoys. While I will no doubt purchase other books on the subject, this one here will be often used while reviewing potential "Purchases" I would assume that any collector would find this book helpful with great untouched carved birds in their untouched state in fine fitting settings.
I found this book one of the most inspirational books for a carver that is interested in wildfoul carving.My friends that do not carve enjoyed the book for the pictures and history.I would definitely suggest it to anyone,it makes a good coffee table and reference book.
This book was done very well,I liked the information about the decoys and the carvers who did each decoy and the pictures were taken with alot of different feeling towards each bird. Well done Loy
This is a great book to view some fascinating decoys. I only wished that the text would go into more detail. Overall this is a great decoy book
Lucious, outstanding photos of these magnificent decoys. I'm a collector and a carver, and this book is a beautiful addition to my library.
Beautiful book. Gives you a really great close-up of many major collectible decoys. I could look at this all day.
This book gives one a visual sense of the history of Decoy Art. Well worth the money; great coffee table book.
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