Lemaster, Richard (Le Master) >>
Title Wildlife in Wood : And Duck Carver's Handbook
Book Condition Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket
Publisher Chicago: Contemporary Books; 1978
0809273365 / 9780809273362
Seller ID 16183
244 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Large oblong hardcover, tan cloth, gold lettering, 244 pages, chapter on duck behavior and psychology, chapter on duck anatomy, over 500 high-quality b/w photos and diagrams, 9 photos in color. ; Written by 30-year veteran of carving and high-quality model work, with keen eye for detail who, for this book, invented new techniques for photographing real ducks at extreme close range. This book is not aimed at the decoy carver (decoys do not have to have realistic detail) but will appeal to anyone, including decoy carvers, who wishes to carve, model or paint realistic ducks. ; Book shows light shelfwear. Small address label on front endpaper. Light foxing here and there. Jacket is quite worn, edges have many small chips, everything is readable.