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VINTAGE Geese DucksHunting Eastern Shore Decoy Call Boat Goose LOTS OF PHOTOSGunning The Chesapeake by Roy E. Walsh. A First Edition published in 1960 by Tidewater Publishers, Cambridge, Maryland, Profusely Illustrated, 118 Pages, Hardbound with Dust Jacket. LARGE FORMAT: Measures 11.25 x 8.5 Inches CONDITION
Book is in very good condition save for a little age toning to exterior covers. The binding is very tight with no hinge cracks. The pages are very clean and fully attached with NO writing, labels, tears or stains, but there are some small age spots on the free end papers but none on the rest of the pages. DESCRIPTION
The waterfowler and collector alike will find much sought after information within the pages of the book, including the photographs, from the early 1940s thru late 1950s, a period of when waterfowling was pursued by many a gunner! If you are a waterfowler and or a collector of decoys and calls your collection will not be complete without this amazing book on "Gunning The Chesapeake!" It is a book devoted to duck and goose hunting, waterfowl lore and habits, hunting techniques, decoys and decoying and a whole lot more! Chapters include: The Canvasback, Black Ducks, Miscellaneous Species, The Canada Goose, Decoys and Their Makers, The Chesapeake Bay Retriever, Guns and Ammunition, Appendix, Bibliography. The chapter on Decoys and Decoy Makers feature lots of photographs and text on the decoys of Steve and Lem Ward of Crisfield, MD; Charlie Joiner of Betterton, MD; Captain Jess Urie of Rock Hall, MD; Bill and Chank Elliott of Easton, MD; the stuffed/taxidermy decoys by Harold Hall of Cambridge, MD; and other decoys... Swan decoy by R. Madison Mitchell of Havre de Grace; Canada Goose decoy by Captain Wilbur Corwin; Canada Goose decoy by Jack Higgins of St. Michaels, MD; and includes a unique Sink Box Model, a hunting scene in miniature, it is incased in a wood frame and filled with water, has a replica of an old time Maryland sink box, with hunter aboard pointing shotgun at incoming flying miniature Canvasbacks, and in 100s of floating Canvasback miniature decoys. All handmade by Charlie Joiner. Simply incredible! ATTRIBUTES & ILLUSTRATIONS
The front cover’s illustration is from a painting by Lem Ward, a well known maker of decoys from Crisfield, Maryland. The interior pages are profusely illustrated with B&W Photographs, Drawings and Sketches by various contributors. Drawings by Angus Shortt & the Author, Photographs by Robins Hollyday, Fred Thomas and the Author. The include Waterfowl, Decoys, Decoy Makers, Retrievers, and Drawings of Decoys, Decoy Spreads, and Hunting Scenes. SEE MORE OF MY DUCK HUNTING BOOKS ON sale NOW!!! USA MEDIA RATE SHIPPING
$4.00 Combined shipping:50 cents for each additional book shipped in same package.CANADA & INTERNATIONAL AIRMAIL SHIPPING
$14.00 for 1st Book.Combined shipping: Please message me for quote!
buyers Please Take Note!
I'll beout of town October 14th through October 24th
on a Canadian Duck & Goose Hunt. I'll have limited internet
access, if at all! If I do I will answer questions the best I can.
I'll return the same day the sale closes.
Thank you!SEE MOREOF MY HUNTING
BOOKS ON sale be received within5 days of closed sale. I accept PayPal and other methods,
please email(shipping will be delayed until check clears). PayPal only to foreign destinations.SHIPPING & DELIVERY TIMES
bwanabooks ships Fridays only* Please pay as early as possible, but no later than 6pm Pacific Time on Thursday so your book(s) will make the Friday shipment, otherwise books wont ship until the following Friday. USPS Media Mail may take 7 to 10 days for delivery (occasionally longer due to holiday congestion). International Airmail may take 5 to 7 days for delivery once shipped. *bwanabooks is a part-time business, I have a full-time job elsewhere and so can only devote one day each week towards shipping. Thank you, Richard