Decoys and Decoy Carvers of Illinois by Parmalee & Loomis. This is THE Illinois River Decoy Carvers "bible" for reference books. This 505 page hardcover book is in very good condition, and is a MUST for any Illinois River decoy collector. Other than a few spots on the outside of the front cover, this book is in near mint condition.
Mini Shoveler, very nicely carved and painted by Tony Zullo, Illinois. Glass eyes, very nicely aged, measures 8" long, 2-1/2" wide, and 2-1/2" tall.
Miniature standing woodduck. Unknown carver, all original, circa 1960's. Glass eyes, metal legs standing on a wooden base. Stands 4-3/4" tall, 6-1/2" from tail to head, and 2-1/2" wide.
Pair of Blue Wing Teal by Dennis Edwards, Manitowoc Wisconsin. Decoys have glass eyes, are hollow, dated, and signed, nicely done. Each decoy measures approximately 12" long, 4" wide, and...
Pair of Mallards by Walter Lowery, LaCrosse Wisconsin. All original decoys with hunter wear, glass eyes, Circa 1930's. Decoys each measure 16" long, 6" wide, and 6" tall.