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Art for Conservation: The Federal Duck Stamps

Limited Edition



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Signed limited edition of Art for Conservation: The Federal Duck Stamps by Jene C. Gilmore, with a unique inscription and duck stamp collection laid-in.

Quarto, 94pp. Paper covered boards, ducks stamped in maroon on front board. Red morocco spine, title in gilt on spine. In the publisher’s dust jacket, price-clipped, faint offsetting to verso, a near fine example. Housed in the publisher’s matching marbled paper-covered clamshell with a leather spine.

One of 300 copies, this being number 194. Signed by the author on the limitation page. Inscribed by the author on the half-title: “To Mr. J.S. Parker / a good friend, a great sportsman + conservationist. I hope you enjoy many more years of shooting. Jene Gilmore.”

The following stamps are affixed to their corresponding page throughout the book: 1940, 1942, 1943, 1947, 1950, 1951, 1960, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1972. Numerous additional stamps laid-in on the last page, released from 1971 through 1989.Jene Gilmore is an American artist known for her work on duck stamps. Duck stamps are a form of revenue for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, often featuring waterfowl illustrations. Artists like Jene Gilmore contribute their artwork for these stamps, which are purchased by hunters, birdwatchers, and conservationists to support wetland conservation efforts.

Additional information

Location Published

Barre, MA


Barre Publishers


Limited Edition

Date Published



Leather bound



Jacket Condition

Near Fine


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