The Scallop. Studies of a Shell and Its Influences on Humankind

By: Cox, Ian. Editor

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135 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover, red cloth attactively decorated with gilt in shell motif. Several smudges to front board and light rubbing at edges and corners. Decorated endpapers with identification keys to the shells depicted on them. Owner name on half-title, else clean and unmarked. Generously interspersed with color photographs and illustrations. Contents: Foreword - Lord Godber; Shell: A Word's Pedigree - B. Woledge; The Living Scallop - W.J. Rees; A Symbol in Ancient Times - Sir Mortimer Wheeler; The Badge of St. James - Christopher Hobler; The Cradle of Venus - James Laver; Escallops in Armory - Sir George Bellew; An Excursion iinto the Americas - Adrian Digby; The Scallop at the Table - Paul Gautier; List of Illustrations. #2345.

Title: The Scallop. Studies of a Shell and Its Influences on Humankind

Author Name: Cox, Ian. Editor

Categories: Non-Fiction, Text and Reference Books, Animals, Nature, Natural Sciences, COMPLETE CATALOG,

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated

Publisher: London, The Shell Transport and Trading Company Limited: 1957

Binding: Decorated Cloth Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 4to - 9¾ Inches-12 inches tall

Seller ID: 2345

Keywords: The Scallop. Studies of a Shell and Its Influences on Humankind, Scallops, Shell, Shells, History, Art, Conchology, Gastronomy, Trade, Fisheries, Escallops, Armory, Emblems, Chlamys, Pecten, Amusium, Mimachlamys, Heraldry, Coats of Armor, Equichlamys, Comptophallium, Notovola, Motility, Life Cycle, Natural History, Sea Life,