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NATURAL HISTORY: BIRDING • MARINE LIFE • OTHER WILDLIFE • HUNTING & FISHING
Canvasbacks: A Pictorial Study
. Tri-
cia Veasey. The excellent color photos of
these interesting varieties of waterfowl
in their natural settings provide study
material for bird enthusiasts, artists,
and all manner of hobbyists who need
factual visual material in their work.
Size:9"x6"•120+colorphotos•96pp.
ISBN:0-88740-154-6•softcover•$12.95
Wood Ducks: A Pictorial Study
.
Tricia Veasey. A close look at wood
ducks with over 120 color photographs
depicting them in various poses and
settings. This joins Tricia Veasey’s series
of bird studies photographed in their
natural habitats.
Size:9"x6"•120+colorphotos•96pp.I
SBN: 0-88740-155-4•softcover•$12.95
MARINE LIFE
The Gray Curtain: The Impact of Seals,
Sharks, and Commercial Fishing on the
Northeast Coast
Peter Trull. Discover, through
informative text and 120 vivid images, the
relationship between commercial fishing, ex-
panding gray seal populations, and great white
sharks along the beaches of Cape Cod and the
northeast coast.
Size:9.125"x8.125"•121colorphotos•80pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4947-8•soft•$12.99
Seaduction: The Senseuous Side of the
Sea
Beverly Factor. A collection of stunning
abstract photographs of sea life that explode
with color, texture, and visual excitement. Pho-
tographed by world-renowned underwater
photographer Beverly Factor, the images are so
otherworldly that they capture one’s attention
immediately
Size:12"x12"•162colorphotos•176pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4501-2•hard•$60.00
Closer to the Great Whales
Peter Trull.
Over 50 color photos depict whales in their
natural habitat. Learn behavior, external
anatomy, and physical features. Includes
the Humpback, Baleen, Minke, Finback,
and the rarely seen Right whales.
Size:91/8"x81/8"•117colorphotos•80pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3507-5•softcover•$12.99
Whales and Seals: Biology and Ecology
Pierre-Henry Fontaine. With new data and 678 color
diagrams and illustrations, this book presents a detailed
picture of the lives and environments of whales and
seals is provided, including chapters on anatomy,
physiology, and the ecology of whales and seals. The
interaction of man with these marine animals is also
explored, as is their paleontology.
Size:6"x9"
678color images
448pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2791-0
softcover
$34.95
Underwater Photography: AGuide
to Capturing the Mysteries of the
Deep
Trent Burkholder. A guide to
underwater photography written in
simple language, covering the technical,
mechanical, and compositional factors.
View 120 beautiful color photographs
and 18 instructional images illustrating
the successful use of the techniques
described. A must have for any scuba
enthusiast, aspiring underwater photographer, or ocean lover.
Size:11"x81/2" •138color images•160pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4234-9•hardcover•$34.99
Dangerous Marine Animals That Bite, Sting,
Shock, or Are Non-edible
3rd Edition.
Bruce
W. Halstead, M.D. Learn to identify the dangerous
marine animals, their noxious effects, treatment
of ailments resulting from them, and how to avoid
mishaps. 200+illustrations showing animals in nat-
ural habitats. Practical handbook for sailors, marine
biologists, ecologists, naturalists, physicians, students,
and scuba divers.
Size: 6" x 9" • 120 color & 21 b/w photos, 87 color & 82
b/w illus.,4maps• Index•288pp.
ISBN:978-0-87033-474-0•softcover•$24.95
OTHER WILDLIFE
Chesapeake Bay Nature of the Estuary: A
Field Guide
Christopher P. White. Drawings by
Karen Teramura. The most important field marks
of more than 500 species are shown in 350 superb
pen-and-ink drawings, which make this benchmark
work as beautiful as it is useful. The book is designed
as a user-friendly introduction to the natural history
of the Chesapeake Bay.
Size:6"x9"•396 illustrations,4maps,6charts
Glossary/Index•224pp.
ISBN:978-0-87033-351-4•softcover•$14.99
ChesapeakeWildlife:StoriesofSurvivaland
Loss
PatVojtech.Historicaldatausedtotellthestory
ofwildlifeoftheChesapeakeregionandhowclose
mankindcametoeliminatingforevermanybeautiful
wildlife species, including skins, furs, feathers, and
even live animals taken for granted today. Relates
thestruggle tobringwildlifespeciesback from the
brink of extinction. Mirrors society’s impact on
wildlifeworldwide.
Size:9"x12"•188colorphotos• Index•168pp.
ISBN:978-0-87033-536-5•hardcover•$34.95
Amphibians and Reptiles of Delmarva
2nd
Edition.
JamesF.White,Jr.,AmyWendtWhite.Thisfield
guideexplainsthe73,highlydiversespeciesofamphibians
andreptilesoftheDelmarvapeninsulathatdividesnorthand
southgeographicsectionsoftheAtlanticcoast.Learntheir
life history, behavior, and distribution. Useful to students,
naturalists,andprofessionals.Outstandingcolorplatesaid
in identifying thespecies.
Size: 4 1/4" x 7 3/8" • 96 color photos, 90 illus., 2 maps,
&2 tables•Glossary/Index•292pp.
ISBN:978-0-87033-596-9•softcover•$14.95
HUNTING & FISHING
10 Wire and Canvas Decoy Patterns for
Carvers
Al Streetman. This book demonstrates
step-by-step how to make one of these clever
Wire and canvas decoys, from constructing to
painting to antiquing. Includes patterns for ten
different breeds, a colorful gallery, helpful refer-
ence charts, and a lot of tried-and-true advice.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 90 color photos
10 patterns • 64pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-0978-1 • soft cover • $14.95
The Making of Hunting Decoys
William
Veasey. This is the most important book ever
written on how to make hunting decoys. You
are taken step by step in great detail through the
making of 18 different decoys, literally covering
every aspect of the art. Fifteen award-winning
decoy artists explain in their own words how
they, and you, can create duck replicas.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 256pp.
252 color photos/840 b/w photos/68 line
drawings/Index
ISBN: 0-88740-073-6 • hard cover • $45.00
Blue Ribbon Pattern Series: Full
Size Decorative Decoy Patterns
William Veasey. The book is designed
to open flat while being used, and the
texts point out important details to be
observed. Full-size versions of William
Veasey’s acclaimed waterfowl decoy
patterns. Simple, workable patterns
will be useful to both the novice and the expert wood carver.
Size: 17" x 11" • 33 patterns • 64pp.
ISBN: 0-916838-71-4
soft cover • $14.95
Blue Ribbon Pattern Series: Hunt-
ing Birds
. William Veasey. The book
is designed to open flat while being
used, and the texts point out important
details.Drawn to scale, these detailed
patterns will be indispensable to anyone
who would like to carve lifelike hunting
birds. Treat you or your favorite carver to
this book of simple yet show-stopping
patterns from the dean of American bird carving, William Veasey.
Size: 17" x 11" • 28 patterns • 64pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-022-1 • soft cover • $14.95
Blue Ribbon Pattern Series: Head
Patterns
Bill Veasey. The heads of
waterfowl drafted in intricate detail.
Exact specifications regarding head
thickness, eye color and size, and the
fine points of the bill from top, bottom,
and profile views. Four patterns are
included for each bird: full-sized, 1/2,
2/3 and 1/4 of the actual size.
Size: 9" x 12" •36patterns•58pp.
ISBN:0-916838-78-1•softcover•$14.95
Making Decoys: The Century Old Way
Grayson
Chesser & Curtis J. Badger. Foreword by Jon Lohman,
Director of the Virginia Folklore Program. Published
in conjunction with the Virginia Foundation for the
Humanities. A century ago, woodcarvers Nathan Cobb,
Elmer Crowell, and Harry V.N. Shourds created bird
decoys to help harvest food. Step-by-step instructions
and numerous color and black-and-white photographs
instruct readers to make gunning decoys. Now their
work is considered art.
Size: 7" x 10" • 122 b/w & 90 color photos,
42 patterns • 172pp.
ISBN: 978-0-87033-579-2 • soft cover • $24.95
Gunning for Sea Ducks
George Howard Gillelan.
Birds provide fast, challenging shooting, and, after
it’s over, delectable eating. Details about the birds,
where they may be found, what type of shooting
equipment to use, how to lay out decoys, and, how
to prepare the birds for delightful dining.
Size: 6" x 9" • 20 b/w photos & 12 illustrations •
Index • 140pp.
ISBN: 978-0-87033-386-6 • hard cover • $14.95
The Outlaw Gunner
Harry M. Walsh. The colorful
story of the market gunners, guides, and outlaws
who were engaged in the art of wildfowling, both
legal and illegal. More than 150 of the most unusual
and rare photographs show the men with their guns,
boats, and traps in action. The market gunning
paraphernalia looks strange and fearful, for it was
devastatingly efficient and deadly.
Size: 7" x 10" • 5 illus., 148 b/w photos • Index
• 192pp.• ISBN: 978-0-87033-609-6 • soft cover
• $19.95
My Life Pile: A Compilation of Stories
from the Lifetime of a Hunter/Gatherer
Vic Berg. This book tells of the self-centering
effects of living within nature while hunting and
fishing, written by an outfitter and guide with
50 years experience. Learn a lifetime’s worth of
outfitter’s secrets, along with unusual nature
facts and proven hunting/fishing strategies.
Size: 9 1/8" x 8 1/8" • 49 color & 4 b/w images •
160pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-4518-0 • soft cover
•$19.99
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