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by Delph, Shirley & John Delph

Condition: Very Good in Good- dust jacket

Exton PA: Schiffer Publishing. Very Good in Good- dust jacket. First Edition. Hardcover. 0916838544; This is a large book and is not eligible for Priority, Air or International under standard fees. Very minor edge wear on the clean, sound binding. Small stain on bfep. Contents are almost as new. DJ is not much to look at, but it provides plenty of protection and information. ; First Printing of the FIRST EDITION. 8-1/2" x 11-1/8", 159pp. Textured dark green boards, bright gold spine and front cover lettering. ANTIQUES. "The best carvers of New England are featured in the Delph's book on antique decoys. Over 250 photographs provide excellent coverage of the hand made ducks of Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. The emphasis is on the lives and works of the top carvers in the Northeast such as Elmer Crowell, Joseph Lincoln, Henry Keyes Chadwick, Gus Wilson, George Boyd, Albert Laing, Benjamin Holmes, and 'Shang' Wheeler. Many ducks and shorebirds by talented unknown makers are also included. The authors have concentrated on the working decoys of each known carver, though some decorative and miniatures are shown on the 32 color pages. " Index. .
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 42480
  • Author: Delph, Shirley & John Delph
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good in Good- dust jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0916838544
  • ISBN 13: 9780916838546
  • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
  • Place: Exton PA
  • This edition first published: March 1997
  • Bookseller catalogs: ANTIQUES;


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