Rare hardback coffee table book that traces the history of shells and their contribution to society. By Leonard Hill, published in 1996. First edition.
"Nature has created an almost infinite variety of life in the sea, and seashells are the prize of this vast environment. Boasting a multitude of sizes, shapes, and colors, they rival any artist's creation. From the extraordinary architectural detail of the chambered nautilus to the varied hues of the senatorial scallop, Shells: Treasures of the Sea features approximately 300 color photographs of shells from all over the globe in all of their striking diversity."
Condition: Very good, light vintage wear including a small tear to jacket and cover.
Dimensions: 11.25" W, 14.25" H, 311 pages