INTERESTING SHELLS

Andreia Salvador
Price £12.99
Description Description Shells are exoskeletons of living creatures and have fascinated humans for millennia – they have been collected and treasured for their beauty, used in religious rituals, and even traded as currency.

Interesting Shells presents striking portraits of specimens from the Museum’s shell collections, one of the largest resources of its kind in the world. Each portrait includes a caption which reveals the most interesting biological, historical and geographic details.
Format:
Format Hardcover Book 256 Pages
ISBN:
ISBN 9780565095109
Size:
Size5.91 in x 6.97 in / 150.00 mm x 177.00 mm
Published:
Published Date February 24th, 2022
Andreia Salvador
Andreia Salvador is senior curator of Marine Mollusca, at the Natural History Museum, London. She is responsible for the curation of the Museum’s marine gastropods collections, which is one of the largest resources of its kind in the world. Her research interests also include the history of collecting, voyages and expeditions in malacology, mostly from the 18th and 19th centuries.
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