THE SHELL BOOK. Julia Ellen Rogers.
THE SHELL BOOK.
THE SHELL BOOK.

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. Pp. xxii+486, 104 plates (8 coloured, the frontispiece with tissue guard), 1 text figure, the title page printed in red & black, index & glossary; roy. 8vo; green ribbed cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, slightly soiled and worn, edges rubbed, corners bruised; hinges cracked, small surface graze to plate opposite p. 135, with a corresponding paper adhesion on the text page, scattered light foxing and soiling; Doubleday, Page & Company, New York, 1908. First edition. *From the collection of Australian botanist James Hamlyn Willis (1910-1995), with his library stamp on the upper free endpaper, half-title and title pages. Most of the plates are from photographs by A. R. Dugmore. Item #137839

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