Duck Stamps and Prints
The Complete Federal and State Editions
Introduction: Joe McCaddin
Publisher/Date: Hugh Lauter Levin Assc (c. 1991) Revised Edition
Format/Condition: Gently used oversized hardcover book with dust jacket in Near Fine condition. Binding good; textblock strong; pages clean and unmarked. 276 pages. Dimensions: 11 x 14 1/2 inches. Profusely illustrated in black-and-white and color.
Description: The largest and most complete book on duck stamps and prints is arranged chronologically for Federal issues and alphabetically and chronologically for State issues.
This large-format book traces the history of federal and state duck stamp programs as they have evolved since the first federal stamp was issued in 1934. Stamp design competition and design trends are explained, brief biographies of all winning artists given, and the fine points of collecting concisely covered. The main attraction is the catalogue raisonne, illustrating every stamp issued through 1990. This volume includes almost 1000 illustrations with more than 700 in full color by American's foremost wildlife artists who have skillfully captured the essence of wetland birds.