The Encyclopedia of Shells

The Encyclopedia of Shells

Book - 1991
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An excellent recognition guide and reference source, the key feature being the superbly color-illustrated directory of 1,200 individual shells, organized according to the recognized international classification system and then subj-divided into super family, family, Jenus, and species. Covers the basics of taxonomy, geographical location, fossil records, conservation and ecology, and provides guidance on what to look for when buying skills and advice on how to maintain a collection. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, c1991
ISBN: 9780816027026
Characteristics: 288 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Alternative Title: Shells


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