The Shell Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Families of Living Mollusks, and An Aid to the Identification of Shells Native and Foreign

Rogers, Julia Ellen; [Hemingway family]

Published by Doubleday, Page & Company, New York, 1908
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Title: The Shell Book: A Popular Guide to a ...

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company, New York

Publication Date: 1908

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair

Edition: First Edition.


Green cloth; small 4to; pp. xxi, 485, plus 8 plates in color, and 96 in b/w, mostly from photographs by A. R. Dugmore. Ernest Hemingway's grandmother's copy, with her signature and location on FFEP (Adelaide Edwards Hemingway / Sanibel Island, Fla. / 1905). Boards and last two leaves detached (but present); lacking backstrip. Text block is overall bright and clean, though a few pages show some very faint foxing, with one moment of underlining. Worthy of repair for its interesting provenance. Bookseller Inventory # D8886

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