Jewels from the Ocean Deep: The Complete Guide to Shell Collecting
A guide for the shell collector as he progresses from dead to live specimens. Includes chapters on the most valuable shells and best shell collecting for mollusks, bivalves, and univalves, and instructions on processing and cataloging, as well as buying, selling, trading.
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