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Shell collecting

S. Peter Dance

Shell collecting

an illustrated history

by S. Peter Dance

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Published by Faber in London .
Written in English

  • Shells.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 306-331.

    Statement[by] S. Peter Dance.
    LC ClassificationsQL406.5 .D3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination344 p.
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6015884M
    LC Control Number66073448

    Shiva shells are the operculum, or little lid, of the shell that protects the creature’s soft body. Like all shells, these ones are tumbled in the waves and sand and worn down to about the size of a dime, and are polished to a shine by the sea. Sunrise A sunrise shell .   Sunset Beach Shell Collecting Like most families at the coast, shell collecting for us has been a common pastime. Over the years and accumulating Ziplocs of olive, auger, jingle, turkey wing and assorted other seashells later, we have become more discerning in our keeper specifications.

      Clean your shells. Depending on where you’ve collected them from, they may be covered in dirt or grime, or even animal tissue. Gently washing your shells can make them look beautiful for your display or collection, and can also remove any odor that may linger. You’ll need dishwashing liquid soap, warm water, an old toothbrush, some rags, WD 70%(10).   The Shell Collector by Anthony Doerr pp, Flamingo, £ The American guitar player and big-game hunter Ted Nugent notoriously divides Author: Alfred Hickling.

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