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Academy of Natural Sciences
Encyclopedia of Seashells
Gary Rosenberg (au)
This easy-to-use volume of 250 carefully selected species is the perfect resource for everyone, from the beginning shell collector to the serious student. Begins with an intro. that not only explains what mollusks are, but details their biological characteristics and evolution. Some of the mollusks are included because they are the most representative members of their respective families, while others are featured because they possess distinguishing characteristics, such as beauty, rarity, or size. Every entry contains a wealth of engaging and helpful info. Lists each speciesí Latin and common names, size, distribution, and other pertinent facts. Discusses the pervasive role of the seashell in religion, folklore, and mythology worldwide. Full-color illustrations.
Proceedings of The Academy of Natural Sciences (No. 1 -- Jan. and Feb., 1868)
Proceedings of The Academy of Natural Sciences (No. 3 -- July and Aug., 1865)
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Proceedings of The Academy of Natural Sciences (No. 2 -- May, June, July, Aug. 1870)
Proceedings of The Academy of Natural Sciences (No. 2 -- April, May and June, 1865)
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