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THE SHELL: Five Hundred Million Years of Inspired Design

Stix, Marguerite and Hugh and R. Tucker Abott

Published by Abrams
Condition: VG-
From Blue Moon Books (Clearwater, FL, U.S.A.)

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No date, no isbn. Probable first. 'Square quarto (11.5 x 11") bound in navy blue speckled cloth with gilt title and gilt cover illustration of seashells. (xl) 188 (189-199) pp. with index and bibliography. Profusely illustrated with 203 illustrations, including 82 hand-tipped plates in full color. Photographs by H. Landshoff. Printed and bound in Japan. ".with the collaboration of R. Tucker Abbott, who holds the Du Pont Chair of Malacology at the Delaware Museum of Natural History, they have created one of the most beautiful and revealing presentations of sea shells ever published" from dustjacket. Cloth cover has a couple of dents on back, and some fading to top edge. Page edges have some foxing and soiling. Dustjacket has a little soiling and couple of dents on back. Bookseller Inventory # 071805B

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Title: THE SHELL: Five Hundred Million Years of ...

Publisher: Abrams

Book Condition: VG-

Dust Jacket Condition: G+

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