Seashells of North America: A Guide to Field Identification

Seashells of North America: A Guide to Field Identification

by R. Tucker Abbott, 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<

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This eBook is best viewed on a color device.

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!!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781466864849
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
02/25/2014
Series:
Golden Field Guide f/St. Martin's Press
Sold by:
Macmillan
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
280
Sales rank:
692,619
File size:
26 MB
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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 is a contributor to several Golden Field Guides.
Herbert S. Zim contributed to nature guides from Golden Guides and St. Martin's Press.
George Sandstrom contributed to nature guides from Golden Guides and St. Martin's Press, including Rocks and Minerals.

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