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Seashells of North America by R. Tucker…

Seashells of North America

by R. Tucker Abbott, Herbert Spencer Zim

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This is a guide that is accurate today as it was in the 1970's. The only thing that has really changed is that the endangerment status of some species of shells and mollusks has changed drastically since the sixties. Excellent for those interested in collecting seashells. ( )
  arelenriel | Aug 6, 2006 |
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R. Tucker Abbottprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Zim, Herbert Spencermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Sandstrom, George F.Illustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Scoop up plentiful Cockles on Eastern beaches. Spy a fabulous Emperor Helmet in Southern Florida. Find a Red Chiton on the Pacific shore. The coasts of North America yield a wondrous variety of shells, from the majestic Conch to tiny Bittium. This beautifully illustrated guide helps both the novice and experienced shell hunter distinguish between similar varieties and the glorious specimens that become a collection's prize. A survey of the world of marine mollusks provide identification about the common shells of the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of North America.… (more)

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