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Shells - DK Handbooks

Shells - DK Handbooks

Published by Dorling Kindersley

Discover over 500 species of sea shell from around the world with this pocket visual guide!

This comprehensive handbook combines authoritative text and crystal-clear photography, bringing to light the planet's most spectacular shells. Packed with more than 600 full-colour photographs, this handy reference book cuts through the complexities of identification, helping you to recognise more than 500 species of sea shell.

Learn about the distinguishing characteristics of different shell species, where they came from, and how they came to look the way they do. For shell collecting beginners and conchology enthusiasts alike, this concise and portable guide will turn your next beach walk into an eye-opening journey of discovery!

Handbook of Shells is filled with all you need to know about shell collecting and identification!

Inside you'll find:

  • Jargon-free profiles of each shell, supported by stunning photographs
  • A shell identification key of every major group, making recognition easier than ever
  • Practical instructions explaining how to start, clean, identify and display a shell collection
  • Distribution maps illustrating the geographical range of each species

256 pages.

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