9780789489876-0789489872-Handbooks: Shells: The Clearest Recognition Guide Available (DK Smithsonian Handbook)

Handbooks: Shells: The Clearest Recognition Guide Available (DK Smithsonian Handbook)

ISBN-13: 9780789489876
ISBN-10: 0789489872
Edition: Illustrated
Author: Dance, S. Peter
Publication date: 2002
Publisher: DK
Format: Paperback 256 pages
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ISBN-13: 9780789489876
ISBN-10: 0789489872
Edition: Illustrated
Author: Dance, S. Peter
Publication date: 2002
Publisher: DK
Format: Paperback 256 pages

Summary

Acknowledged authors Dance, S. Peter wrote Handbooks: Shells: The Clearest Recognition Guide Available (DK Smithsonian Handbook) comprising 256 pages back in 2002. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0789489872 and 9780789489876. Since then Handbooks: Shells: The Clearest Recognition Guide Available (DK Smithsonian Handbook) textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 2.45 or rent at the marketplace.

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Authoritative text, crystal-clear photography, and a systematic approach make DK’s Smithsonian Handbook of Shells the most comprehensive and concise pocket guide to seashells of the world. Packed with more than 600 full-color photographs of over 500 species of seashells, this handy reference book is designed to cut through the complex process of identification and make it accessible to the average reader.

Expertly written and thoroughly vetted, each species entry combines a precise description with annotated photographs to highlight each shell's characteristics and distinguishing features. The entry always includes a distribution map, showing the geographical range of the species, as well as color-coded bands to provide at-a-glance key facts.

Written by leading shell expert, author, and museum veteran S. Peter Dance, and packed with detailed information on the shape of each genus, differences between the major classes, and more, DK’s Smithsonian Handbook of Shells is the clearest identification guide to seashells for beginners and established enthusiasts alike.

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