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Wild fowl decoys,

Author: Joel D Barber
Publisher: New York, Windward House [1934]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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History and collecting of American decoys. Includes chapters on Indian bird lures, history of duck hunting, European fowling methods, and the making of decoys. Joel Barber spent 20 years studying and collecting wild fowl decoys from Nova Scotia to North Carolina. Mr. Barber's authoratative volume is the only text written for the true collector and contains all there is to be known on the subject: how to recognize  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joel D Barber
OCLC Number: 378587
Notes: Each part preceded by half-title not included in the paging (6 leaves).
Description: xix, 155 pages illustrations 26 cm
Responsibility: by Joel Barber.

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History and collecting of American decoys. Includes chapters on Indian bird lures, history of duck hunting, European fowling methods, and the making of decoys. Joel Barber spent 20 years studying and collecting wild fowl decoys from Nova Scotia to North Carolina. Mr. Barber's authoratative volume is the only text written for the true collector and contains all there is to be known on the subject: how to recognize the locality from which a decoy comes, the world of famous decoy makers, the scarcity of certain types of decoys and more.

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