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CRAFTS: SCRIMSHAW • NATURAL HISTORY: BIRDING
Scrimshaw Techniques
Jim Stevens. This is
the most complete technical and aesthetic book
in the field, guiding readers through both classic
and modern scrimshaw techniques. With over
200 color photos, this is a step-by-step guide
includes information on scrimshaw tools, carving
techniques, patterns, inking, inlays, and ivory
alternatives, including bone, horn, and nuts.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 224 color photos • 176pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-2831-2 • soft cover • $29.95
Advanced Scrimshaw Techniques
Jim Ste-
vens. Learn techniques every scrimshaw carver
needs for true proficiency in this art form. 130
color photos show carving with hand and power
tools, color and power engraving and painting,
and practices on the care, conservation, repair,
and restoration of ivory scrimshaw objects.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 134 color photos • 80pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3017-9 • soft cover • $14.99
Contemporary Scrimshaw
Eva Halat. Over
700photos illustrate thehistoryofscrimshawand
provide instruction on carving and decorating
scrimshaw. A gallery of 45 international artists
and their works gives carvers inspiration. This
uniquebookprovidescomprehensive information
for artists, collectors, and everyone interested
in scrimshaw.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 318 color & 390 b/w photos
• 240pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-3049-0 • hard
cover • $39.99
NATURAL HISTORY
BIRDING
An Illustrated Guide to the Common Birds of
Cape Cod
Peter Trull, Illustrations by Catherine E. Clark.
Includes 147 color illustrations of common Cape Cod
birds and species accounts providing locations where
many bird species may be found. The text provides
advice on the best bird watching techniques and six
field trips.Thefield trips focusondifferentenvironments
and the bird species that populate them. Perfect for
novice bird watchers.
Size:6"x9"•151color illustrations•176pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3877-9•softcover•$19.99
Birds of Cape Cod & The Islands
Roger S. Everett. A field guide, trav-
elogue, and photo-essay, this book
features nearly 300 varieties of birds,
bothnativeandmigratory,andsomerare
visitors from far-off lands, in their Cape
and Islands habitats. The images reveal
beauty, both in the birds themselves
and the artistic eye of the photographer.
Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 404 photos • 224pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2461-6•hardcover•$45.00
Birds of Cape Cod & the Islands in
Postcards
Roger S. Everett. Forty of the
birdsofCapeCod,Nantucket,andMartha’s
Vineyard, captured by noted bird photogra-
pher, Roger S. Everett, are gathered in this
bookofbeautifulcolorpostcards.Perforated,
they can be detached and sent to friends,
framedandhungonyourwall,orkept intact
as a souvenir of your summer vacation.
Size:5"x7"•405"x7"postcards•80pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2448-9softcover•$14.95
Birds of Cape May, New Jersey
Kev-
in T. Karlson. Cape May, New Jersey, is
one of the best bird-watching locations
in the world. Exquisite photographs
represent birds commonly seen here,
with action and flight themes. Birds
are shown in foliage appropriate to
different seasons, with anecdotes and
natural history in concise photo captions.
Size:11"x81/2"•446photos•256pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3534-1•hardcover•$49.99
New Jersey Birds and Beyond
Susan
Puder. New Jersey offers ample viewing
opportunities for birders, photographers,
and nature lovers alike. 358 striking
color images and delightful observa-
tions of over 180 bird species, along
with other native flora and fauna.These
photographs will give a sense of the
great diversity in habitats and species
that can be found in New Jersey all year
round.Size:11"x81/2"•434colorphotos•176pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4021-5•hardcover•$34.99
Birds &Marshes of the Chesapeake Bay Country
Brooke Meanley. A remarkably diverse population of
bird life, migratory and indigenous, lives in the region.
It is one of the finest locations on the eastern seaboard
for observing wild birds. Among the cattail and wild
rice are the imperiled canvasback, the boat-tailed
grackle, the secretive king rail, the fragile egret, and
the evasive snowy owl Illustrated with photographs
and line drawings, this book is indispensable to bird
watchers and conservationists in the region.
Size:6"x9"•95b/wphotos,7illus.,1map•Index•176pp.
ISBN:978-0-87033-207-4•softcover•$12.99
Birdlife at Chincoteague and the Virginia
Barrier Islands
Brooke Meanley. The chain
of islands along the Eastern shore of Virginia
exist today pretty much as they must have in
pristine times and has the richest assortment of
bird life in the Middle Atlantic states. Includes
200 species of shorebirds, seabirds, and marsh
birds that attract bird-watchers to the area. This book deals with the nearly
200 species of shorebirds, seabirds, and marsh birds that have attracted
bird-watchers to the area since the late 1800s.
Size:9"x6"•88b/wphotos,17 illustrations,2maps Index•128pp.
ISBN:978-0-87033-257-9•softcover•$7.95
Birds of Coastal South Carolina
Roger S. Everett. Birds along the South
Carolinashoredisplayed inbeautiful, full
color images. Organized by habitat, the
variousspeciesareshowninyards,gardens,
woodlands,beaches,andnaturereserves.
Whilenotafieldguide, itwillaiddedicated
birdersandcasualvisitorstoseetheaviary
that surrounds them.
Size: 11"x81/2"•276photos•144pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2845-9•hardcover•$29.95
Wading and Shore Birds of the
Atlantic Coast
Roger S. Everett. The
Atlantic coast, from Maryland north to
New England, is part of a major flyway for
migratingbirds,and thereforean important
destination for birdwatchers and other
nature lovers. Noted bird photographer
Roger S. Everett has selected his best for
this new book of postcards. Perforated,
they can be detached and sent to friends, framed and hung on your wall, or
kept intact. This is also the perfect gift for the bird enthusiast or collector
of wildlife photography.
Size:5"x7"•405"x7"postcards•80pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2447-0•softcover•$14.95
Inside A Bald Eagle’s Nest: A
Photographic Journey through
the American Bald Eagle Nesting
Season
Teena Ruark Gorrow & Craig
A. Koppie. Documents American Bald
Eagles during nesting season, offering
a rare glimpse into the behaviors of
America’s national symbol as it prepares
a nest, mates, lays eggs, and raises its
young. Observe how eaglets grow from
hatching to fledging and experience first flight.
Size:11"x81/2"•160color images•112pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4464-0•hardcover•$24.99
The Traveling Nature Photogra-
pher: A Guide for Exploring the
Natural World through Photogra-
phy
StevenMorello. Over 220 color pho-
tospresentstunningnaturephotography
andtheequipmentusedtocapture it.This
detailed reference is designed to prepare
readersforphotographicadventures inthe
wild.Learntochoose lenses,photograph
local people, join a tour or go alone.
Size:11"x81/2"•222colorphotos•176pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3055-1•softcover•$29.99
Wading and Shore Birds: A Photographic
Study
. Roger S. Everett. One of New England’s
foremost bird photographers presents here for
the first time a study of wading and shore birds,
with over one hundred full-color pictures. The
pictures delight the eye while providing an
important resource fornaturalists,artists,carvers,
and taxidermists. Over 38 varieties of shore and wading birds are shown, most
in several poses and perspectives. Roger Everett’s photographs, the results
of his keen eye for beauty, his technical brilliance, and his appreciation of the
wonder of these small creatures, are available in book form for all to share.
Size:9"x6"•110colorphotos•96pp.
ISBN:978-0-88740-132-9•softcover•$9.99
Complete Waterfowl Studies: Volume I:
Dabbling and Whistling Ducks
. Bruce Burk.
A comprehensive, in-depth study of North Amer-
ican waterfowl. This study is covered in three
lavishly illustrated volumes. Volume I covers our
most-colorful group of waterfowl: ducks of the
ponds, lakes, and rivers.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 94 color plates & 481 b/w
illustrations • 240pp.
ISBN:0-88740-025-6•hardcover•$35.00
Complete Waterfowl Studies: Volume II:
Diving Ducks
. Bruce Burk. Volume II covers
ducks of the deeper waters, often salty, who
have marvelously adapted themselves to feeding
below the surface, sometimes at incredible
depths.Diving Ducks covers our ducks of the
deeperwaters,oftensalty,whohavemarvelously
adapted themselves to feeding below the surface,
sometimes at incredible depths.Size:81/2"x11"
•107colorplates&680b/w illust.•280pp.
ISBN:0-88740-026-4•hardcover •$39.95
Complete Waterfowl Studies: Volume
III: Geese and Swans
. Bruce Burk. Volume
III covers our goose and swan species of North
America, plus the nene goose of Hawaii, the
barnacle goose of Europe, the beautiful little
red-breasted goose and lesser white-fronted
goose of Europe and Asia, and the mute swan,
a native of Europe.
Size:81/2"x11"•200pp.•53colorplates&216
b/w illustrations
ISBN:0-88740-027-2•hardcover•$29.95
Waterfowl Illustrated
. Tricia Veasey. A
beautiful waterfowl source book for carvers,
taxidermists, ornithologists, and waterfowl
enthusiasts.Close-upphotographsshowdetailed
feather patterns, color, and species information.
Full species descriptions accompany these beau-
tiful and important illustrations. A state-by-state
guide for observing the waterfowl in natural
habitats includes wildlife refuges, zoos, and
other preserves.
Size:9"x12"• Index•296pp.
364colorplates/476b/wphotos
ISBN:0-916838-89-7•hardcover•$45.00
Geese: A Pictorial Study
. Tricia
Veasey. This useful reference presents
over a hundred full-color photographs
of the common Canada Goose, the
Cackling Goose, Richardson’s Goose,
and the Brandt in natural positions. A
photographic study of structural details,
feather patterns, colors, and body forms
of geese as they appear in both land
and water locations.
Size:9"x6"•123colorphotos•96pp.
ISBN:0-88740-117-1•softcover•$9.95
Mallards: A Pictorial Study
. Tricia
Veasey. This handy book is a comprehen-
sive photographic study with over 150
full-colorphotosofmallards fromdiverse
regions in many natural environments
and body positions. Most of the ducks
shown are wild, but some are penned.
Size:9"x6"•166colorphotos•128pp.
ISBN:0-88740-116-3•softcover•$14.95
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