This is the auction catalog with color photos from the Lifetime collection of Roy Willis and put together by Doilly Fulcher. $25
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. There are no plans for a second printing. $600
Finley Carved and Nicely Painted the life, art and decoys of George H Boyd. by Jim Cullen signed by the writer to the collector in 2009. $150
Gun Clubs and Decoys of Back bay and Currituck Sound by Archie Johnson and Bud Coppedge. Out of Print and tough to find. Very informative on Back Bay and Currituck Sound decoys and clubs. Signed by Both authors.
Timeless Treasures Ward Brothers Decoys by the Ward Museum. $35
Mattamuskeet & Ocracoke waterfowl Heritage details the history of the region and its guides. Percy Carawan is a local legend in Hyde County. Jack Dudley does a great job in his interviews and research for this book. $40
Decoys of the Atlantic Flyway by George Ross Star limited edition 242 of 375 numbered copies. Signed. $150
New Jersey Decoy by Harry Fleckenstein. If you are a new or an old hand to duck decoy collecting, this is an invaluable reference. The photographs are excellent and show both form and detail. This book is a classic guide, that many vintage decoy collectors and sellers use for identifying carvers of old decoys. $40
Shorebird Decoys of North Carolina by Kroghie Andreson and Phillip Harvey. If you are a new or an old hand to duck decoy collecting, this is an invaluable reference. The photographs are excellent and show both form and detail. This book was a limited print and hard to find. $275
Gun Clubs and Decoys of Back bay and Currituck Sound by Archie Johnson and Bud Coppedge. Out of Print and tough to find. Very informative on Back Bay and Currituck Sound decoys and clubs. Hard to find and in excellent condition. Hardback copy $200
Decoys of the mid-Atlantic region by Harry Fleckenstein Jr (Out of Print) $50
Waterfowl Heritage: North Carolina Decoys and Gunning Lore by William Neal Conoley, Jr. This is the NC decoy book that started it all. A must have for any NC decoy collector. It has been out of print since the early eighties but still host a world of information not in other books. One small teal to upper left dust jacket otherwise it is nice and almost unused. $125
Masterworks of the Illinois River by Stephen O'brian Jr.and Julie Carlson. Great condition and in a clear slip jacket. $275
Carteret Waterfowl Heritage details the history of the region and its guides. Mitchell Fulcher is a local legend in Carteret County. Jack Dudley does a great job in his interviews and research for this book. SOLD OUT
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