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Sea shells of the Texas coast.

Author: Jean Andrews
Publisher: Austin, University of Texas Press [1971]
Series: Elma Dill Russell Spencer Foundation series, no. 5.
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One of the most valuable portions of this work is the beautiful set of 369 mollusk photographs and the 65 line drawings that go with the text. One of the major problems in identifying Texas coastal sea shells has long been the lack of adequate illustrations. No single text can be used to identify all the shallow-water shells of Texas. The systematic portion of this book, however, does bring together all the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
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Andrews, Jean, 1923-
Sea shells of the Texas coast.
Austin, University of Texas Press [1971]
(OCoLC)656199193
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Andrews
ISBN: 0292701373 9780292701373
OCLC Number: 216624
Description: xvii, 298 p. illus., col. front., maps. 29 cm.
Series Title: Elma Dill Russell Spencer Foundation series, no. 5.
Responsibility: Shell photos. by Jean Bowers Gates.

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One of the most valuable portions of this work is the beautiful set of 369 mollusk photographs and the 65 line drawings that go with the text. One of the major problems in identifying Texas coastal sea shells has long been the lack of adequate illustrations. No single text can be used to identify all the shallow-water shells of Texas. The systematic portion of this book, however, does bring together all the information on coastal species, so that most amateur shell collectors will be able to identify their finds.

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