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Sea shells of the world

Arthur Gordon Melvin

Sea shells of the world

by Arthur Gordon Melvin

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Published by Tuttle;Prentice-Hall .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementphotographs by Lorna Strong Melvin.
The Physical Object
Pagination167p.,ill.,22cm
Number of Pages167
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20677359M

  Seashells By The Seashore book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. What works of art are shells! Little sea creatures build /5.   Guide to the Seashells of the World is a practical identification guide that covers a wide range of shells from all parts of the world. The book combines comprehensive and informative text with 1, color illustrations, focusing on the shells themselves rather than on the marine creatures that once inhabited :

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