Decoys of the mid-Atlantic region by Harry Fleckenstein Jr (Out of Print) $50
Mitchell Fulcher is arguably North Carolina's most artistic and talented carver. The decoys that strongly influenced Mitchell were the Holly family of Maryland, Mason Factory decoys of Detroit, and decoys from New Jersey and the Delaware River areas. The Carolina Decoy Collectors Association has complied one of the finest collections of Carteret County, NC decoys and featured them in this full color book by species. $45 including sales tax
New Jersey Decoys by Harry Fleckenstein Jr (No dust Jacket) $20
Gunnin' Birds by Kroghie AndresenGunnin’ Birds, by Kroghie Andresen is a treasure of information for those particularly interested in the North Carolina and Back Bay, Virginia decoys. It includes over 1300 images with 936 pictures of decoys carved by over 200 carvers. Inside, Andresen identifies the origins of many of his own decoys and uncovers the history and legacy of some of the lesser known carvers in the North Carolina and Back Bay, Virginia communities.
This comprehensive guide provides a wealth of knowledge to decoy enthusiasts and Southern historians alike. Andresen does an excellent job of organizing his vast findings and writings in a very accessible, engaging way so that even a casual hobbyist will come away from the book with heightened understanding and enthusiasm for decoy collecting. Signed and dated $500. There are no plans for a second printing. Last Copy