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The Decoy

Poling Sr., Jim

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ISBN 10: 1552633012 / ISBN 13: 9781552633014
Verlag: Key Porter Books Ltd, 2001
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An elegant and engaging look at the history of duck decoys -- from hunting aid to treasured collectible.

In The Decoy, Jim Poling, Sr. tells the fascinating story of these celebrated artifacts: from their earliest native inventors and their impact on European commerce, to their place in folk art and their status as a prized collectible.

As beautiful as it is informative, The Decoy includes 65 exquisite full-color images, photographed by Kim Stallknech from a private, and never-before-seen decoy collection. The book also includes an important chapter on how to conserve our waterfowl legacy. An attractive and engaging chronicle of these beloved artifacts, The Decoy will please hunters, sportsmen and decoy collectors alike.

Über den Autor: Jim Poling, Sr. is the retired general manager and editor of The Canadian Press news agency. He is the author of The Canoe: An Illustrated History, also published by Key Porter Books, and is a frequent contributor to Cottage Life and Ontario Out of Doors magazines.

Kim Stallknech is an award-winning photographer based in Vancouver.

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Titel: The Decoy

Verlag: Key Porter Books Ltd

Erscheinungsdatum: 2001

Zustand: very good


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