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FOLK ART FISH DECOYS

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Author: Donald J. Peterson
Publisher: SCHIFFER BOOKS, Dec 2002
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 0-7643-0053-9

Synopsis
Introduces the reader to the wide variety of decoys currently available, decoys made earlier in the century by "old time" artists as well as examples of contemporary design. Also, info on spear makers & the varying designs of their spears, jigging sticks, & decoy boxes. 558 color photos, price guide; 9x11 inches, 240 pgs.

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With over 500 color photographs, this thorough text introduces the reader to the wide variety of decoys currently available, decoys made earlier in the century by "old time" artists as well as examples of contemporary design. The construction and special attributes of fishing decoys are discussed in detail, information vital to recognising the most collectible decoys.

Detailed histories of early twentieth century and contemporary decoy makers of Minnesota and their decoys has been compiled through personal interviews with the makers or their families. Information is also provided on spear makers and the varying designs of their spears, jigging sticks, and decoy boxes. This is a truly valuable reference work.

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