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Kingdom of the Seashell
[Natural History]

By: Abbott, R. Tucker

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1972

Seller ID: 009894

Condition: Fine

This is the first truly comprehensive survey of seashells. It delves into all of the shells' intriguing facets - from their biology and their influence upon art, medicine, religion, archeology and commerce to the practical aspects of shell fisheries and to the fascinating, rewarding aspects of shell collecting. Over 250 illustrations, 94 in full color. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Only flaw is that the Dust Jacket is price-clipped. View more info

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West African Seashells

By: Ardovini & Cossignani

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Ancona, Museo Malacologico Piccino: 2004

Seller ID: 011417

ISBN: 888607011X

Condition: Fine

Illustrating 2300 shells from this region and over 2000 of them are pictured in color. There is a brief discussion of each family and then the shells belonging to that family are illustrated and discussed. The geographic area that it covers are the Eastern Atlantic from North Africa to Senegal and the off shore islands.No Flaws or Blemishes but previous owner's name top of front free endpage; Appears unused. 316 pages; 8.5 by 11.75 inches (21.5 by 30 cm) illustrated throughout in color. Filling the wide gap that existed in available shell literature covering this part of the world. It m... View more info