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Sea shells.


Focusing on Florida, the book includes a history of sea shell collecting, information on the live inhabitants of the shells, and how to care for a shell collection.

Table of Contents

I. Romance of the beaches -- II. History of mollusks --III. Bivalves or pelecypods -- IV. Univalves or gastropods-- V. Armed mollusks or cephalophods -- VI. Tooth shells or scaphopods -- VII. Other creatures of the sea -- Appendix -- 1. Collecting shells -- 2. Mounting shells.


The verso of each plate contains letterpress descriptive of plate opposite. Includes bibliographical references (p. [115]-116) and index. Electronic reproduction. [Florida] : State University System of Florida, PALMM Project, 2007. (Florida heritage collection) Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser software; Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print PDF files. Electronically reproduced by the University of Central Florida from a book held in the Main Library at the University of Central Florida, Orlando.


Mollusks -- Florida; Shells -- Florida; Depression and the New Deal Years in Florida, 1930-1941; Natural history


Boston, Mass. New York, N.Y.


Houghton Mifflin


viii, 126 pages, 11 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 19 cm.



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Florida sea shells.



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