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List of the shells of South America in the collection of the British Museum.

by Alcide Dessalines d" Orbigny

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Published by Printed by order of the trustees in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mollusks -- South America.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCollected and described by M. Alcide d"Orbigny ...
    ContributionsBritish Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Zoology.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination89 p.
    Number of Pages89
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23420439M
    OCLC/WorldCa12212684

      Over the next seven decades, Lee would amass the largest private shell collection in the world – a mix of seashells and snail shells comprising more than . THE BOOK OF SHELLS THE BOOK OF SHELLS M. G. H A R A S E W Y C H & F A B I O M O R E T Z S O H N M. G. rudiments of a casual collection without giving the matter much further ca ribbean and northern South America; C. aurantius (Hwass, ) and C. pseudaurantius (Vink, ), both.

      This graph shows the total number of artillery shells manufactured by the British forces in The Battle of the Somme took place from July 1, until Novem , with a week long.   The final chapter addresses the fate of collections, and how museums preserve the legacies of eclectic figures like Lister and Hunter. Many of the shells Susanna and Anna illustrated are now either in the British Museum or the Natural History Museum, having originally belonged to Hans Sloane; or in the Ashmolean, since Martin donated specimens to its first keeper, Robert Plot.

    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/5(6).   The assemblage of shells is already large because of the acquisition by the Museum of several considerable collections, one of them made in South America by Mr. Herbert H. Smith; the other by the late F. E. Holland, which contains a large number of species represented by cotypes and specimens autographically labeled by Adams, Anthony, Bland and.


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