Hard covered book titled BIRDS OF PREY by Floyd Scholz, First Edition, 318 pages, detailed, up close reference photographs.
Lavishly Illustrated with 500 color photos of sharp-shinned hawks, American kestrels, merlins, peregrine falcons, ospreys, golden eagles, ferruginous hawks, bald eagles, and nine other North American rapters. This book features shots so close the birds loom as large as life. There is also a section of techniques for the artist and carver, with a 66 photo sequence detailing the steps involved in painting an American kestrel and photos and tips on sculpting heads and making eyes to create lifelike raptor carvings. There is a gallery section which highlight some of Floyd Scholz's award winning carvings of Arctic gyrfalcons, red tailed hawks, bald and golden eagles, American Kestrels, sharp-skinned hawks, and peregrine falcons. It is a excellent resource for naturalists, ornithologists, and artists.
This book is in VG+ condition, pages clean and intact and the binding is tight. Dust jacket has a 1 inch tear. Don't miss the opportunity to own this rare, hard to find book!