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Seashells of North America

Seashells of North America

A Guide to Field Identification

Golden Field Guide f/St. Martin's Press

R. Tucker Abbott, under the editorship of Herbert S. Zim; Illustrated by George F. Sandström

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Scoop up plentiful Cockles on Eastern beaches. Spy a fabulous Emperor Helmet in Southern Florida. Find a Red Chiton on the Pacific shore. The coasts of North America yield a wondrous variety of shells, from the majestic Conch to tiny Bittium. This beautifully illustrated guide, Seashells of North America by R. Tucker Abbott, helps both the novice and experienced shell hunter distinguish between similar varieties and find the glorious specimens that become a collection's prize.

-Native varieties and important introduced species
-Expert tips on cleaning and preservation
-Common and scientific names
-Convenient measuring rules...and more!!

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R. Tucker Abbott, under the editorship of Herbert S. Zim; Illustrated by George F. Sandström

Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.

R. Tucker Abbott

R. Tucker Abbott

Herbert S. Zim

Herbert S. Zim

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