Bird Decoys of North America: Nature, History, and Art

Bird Decoys of North America: Nature, History, and Art

by Robert Shaw
     
 

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Sumptuous, informative, and written by a leading scholar in the field, this is the ultimate book on North American bird decoys. Shaw provides an insightful look at the decoy's Native American origins through its evolution, and demonstrates that although they were created as humble tools, decoys are also works of art, examples of craftsmanship and ingenuity, and pieces

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Sumptuous, informative, and written by a leading scholar in the field, this is the ultimate book on North American bird decoys. Shaw provides an insightful look at the decoy's Native American origins through its evolution, and demonstrates that although they were created as humble tools, decoys are also works of art, examples of craftsmanship and ingenuity, and pieces of history. The 300 stunning illustrations include delicate paintings by John James Audubon, as well as both historic and contemporary photography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781454901037
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
11/07/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
956,079
File size:
23 MB
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