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The Seashell Collector: A Keepsake Box for Your Treasures from the Sea

By: Ilya Tëmkin (Author), American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) (Author)

64 pages, colour illustrations

Sterling

Paperback | Apr 2015 | #223922 | ISBN-13: 9781454915218
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NHBS Price: £19.99 $25/€23 approx

About this book

This beautiful keepsake box set is the perfect gift for every beachcomber and shell lover. Inside, you'll find adjustable/removable dividers to help store and display your treasures; 15 postcards showcasing different shells; a 64-page journal; and an accordion-style booklet with stunning illustrations from the American Museum of Natural History's Rare Book Collection on one side and an expert overview of conchology and shell types on the other. You can use the journal to keep track of your collection – or anything you like!


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Biography

Ilya Temkin is a biologist specializing in mollusks and general evolutionary theory. Currently, Dr. Temkin is an assistant professor at Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) and a Research Associate at the National Museum of Natural History (Smithsonian Institution). The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world's preeminent scientific, educational and cultural institutions. Since the Museum was founded in 1869, its collections have grown to include approximately 33 million specimens and artifacts.

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