(Princeton, et al: D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc., 1960).
THE "BIBLE" OF AMERICAN CONCHOLOGY, featuring photographs of hundreds of shells, many of which in colour. Item #26237
First edition, subsequent printing. Well illustrated on 40 plates with photographs by Frederk M. Bayer, 24 of the plates are in colour and 16 in black and white, additional illustrations within the text. 4to, publisher's original green cloth lettered on the upper cover and on the spine in gilt. xiv, 541 pp. A very well preserved and pleasing copy with just a bit of age evidence at the extremities.