By: Jarrett, Alan G.

Price: $118.75

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good +

xiv, + 149pp., illustrated throughout: in excess of 600 identifying colour plates (photography by S.K. Sewell and A.G. Jarrett), plus several b/white line-drawings. Book clean. Backstrip firm. Colour-illustrated gloss boards minimally bumped on upper foredge corner, else boards undamaged. Identically-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn only. Textblock unmarked. This comprehensive guide contains detailed description of each shell, and includes a clear colour photograph. Although thorough in scope, the author emphasised that this is a book by an (albeit knowledgeable) amateur, and will probably be of greater interest to other amateur collectors . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, Acks. Methods of Collecting Shells. Keeping Shells Alive. Cleaning Live Taken Specimens. Records and Presentation. Index of Descriptions of Families and Species. Glossary of Terms and Illustrations. Bibliography. Part 1/ The Gastropoda. Part 2/ Bivalvia. Index. Book weight approx. 1.16KG. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG.


Author Name: Jarrett, Alan G.

Categories: Natural History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Swavesey, Cambridge, U.K., Author at Carole Green Publishing: 2000

ISBN Number: 1903479002

ISBN Number 13: 9781903479001

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Seller ID: 013626

Keywords: Natural History, Sea Shells, Seychelles, Molluscs, Gastrapods, Bivalves, Description and Identification, Jarrett, Alan G., Malacoly