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The Book of Shells

Field / Identification Guide

By: MG Harasewych and Fabio Moretzsohn

656 pages, 2400 col illus

A & C Black

Hardback | Jul 2010 | #182835 | ISBN-13: 9781408125274
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About this book

This book presents a lifesize collection of 600 of the most significant shells. Each entry is accompanied by a miniature line-drawing and a life-size photograph enabling rapid identification, whilst magnified details reveal the diversity of pattern.


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Biography

Dr Jerry Harasewych is Curator of the Department of Invertebrate Zoology at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C. He has discovered several new species of mollusc and writes regularly for various journals and periodicals. Dr Fabio Moretzsohn is a researcher for the Harte Research Institute in Texas where he works on the biodiversity and conservation of marine invertebrates.

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