SKU: 010531 Category:


Water Fowling on the Chesapeake 1819-1936
ISBN: 0801871557
Book #: 010531

Author: Sullivan, C. John
Illustrator: n/a
Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press
Place: Baltimore
Year: 2003
Edition: Edition Unstated

Book Cond.: Very Good Condition
Jacket Cond.: Very Good
Binding: Hardcover
Size: 4to
Book Type: n/a
Signed: Signed by Author

Description / Comments:
Size: 4to. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Blue gilt stamped cloth spine and brown cloth over boards, signed by the author on the title page, xii, 195 pages, Index, alphabetical list of Maryland decoy carvers, Sources, illustrated with black-and-white and color photographs. Two neat notes on front free end paper (3 lines), corners very lightly bumped. In an illustrated dust jacket that is bumped at head of spine, top corners and along top edge; in a Brodart jacket. “Part documentary, part nostalgic history, and part informational catalog, this book explores a century of hunting of the Chesapeake Bay and its major tributaries ? from the heyday of gun clubs and market shooting to the rise of conservation law. Drawing on oral histories and period documents and artifacts, the author looks at the effects of technological change, the relationship between hunter and dog, the recognition of decoys as folk art, and the history of waterfowl hunting.” Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 3 lbs 14 oz. Category: Fishing & Hunting; Art & Design. Signed by Author. ISBN: 0801871557. ISBN/EAN: 9780801871559. Inventory No: 010531.