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Guide to seashells of the world

Author: A P H Oliver; James Nicholls
Publisher: London, Eng. : Philip's, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An easy-to-use identification guide to a wide range of shells from all over the world, from the common to the rare and coveted. The introductory section gives general information on molluscs and their classification, and about collecting shells. In the identification section, over 1200 species are described and more than 1000 are illustrated. The description of each species accompanies its illustration.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Guide to seashells of the world.
London, Eng. : Philip's, 2004
(DLC) 2004303525
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: A P H Oliver; James Nicholls
ISBN: 9781849721660 1849721661 0540085669 9780540085668
OCLC Number: 436846552
Language Note: English.
Notes: Includes index and graphical cross-reference mapper.
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume) : color illustrations, color maps
Contents: Introduction --
Classification --
About molluscs --
Hints for collectors --
Glossary --
Class: Gastropoda --
Class: Bivalvia, Lamellibranchia or Pelecypoda --
Class: Cephalopoda --
Class: Scaphopoda --
Class: Amphineura --
Class: Monoplacophora.
Other Titles: Philip's guide to seashells of the world
Responsibility: A.P.H. Oliver ; illustrated by James Nicholls.

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This easy-to-use identification guide covers a wide range of shells, from the commonest to the most beautiful and coveted. Shells from all parts of the world - from the Gulf of Alaska to the Cape of  Read more...

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