Gunning The Chesapeake. Duck and Goose Shooting on the Eastern Shore. Roy E. Walsh. 1960. First Edition.
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Gunning the Chesapeake. Duck and Goose Shooting on the Eastern Shore. By Roy E. Walsh. Cambridge, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1960. First Edition. 4to., 117 pp., pictorial dust jacket, yellow cloth with b&w illustration, illustrated throughout with b&w photographs. A "how to" book which shows the amateur and the seasoned gunner how, when and where waterfowl is taken n the Eastern Shore area of the Chesapeake Bay. Beautiful photographs of birds throughout. Chapters include "The Canvasback", "Black Ducks", "Miscellaneous Species", "The Canada Goose", "Decoys and Their Makers", "The Chesapeake Bay Retriever", "Guns and Ammunition", plus an appendix and bibliography. Jacket is worn, with closed tears, some losses, creasing. Top edges have a touch of foxing. A nice, clean interior. VG+ condition.