The encyclopedia of seashells


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The study of seashells dates back to the time of Aristotle and Pliny. In fact, throughout history, humans have been fascinated by the mysteries of how such small but enchanting packages could contain life. This encyclopedia begins with an introduction that explains what mollusks are, as well as detailing their general biological characteristics and evolution. The book contains 250 selected species - with representative as well as rarer examples included. Each entry includes Latin and common names, size, distribution, as ...

The Encyclopedia of Seashells 1993, Robert Hale Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780709050926