Cox, Ian. Editor
Title The Scallop. Studies of a Shell and Its Influences on Humankind
Binding Decorated Cloth Hardcover
Book Condition Very Good
Edition No Additional Printings Indicated
Size 4to - 9¾ Inches-12 inches tall
Publisher London The Shell Transport and Trading Company Limited 1957
Seller ID 2345
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.
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