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
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.
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
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. $500