Aldrich, Bertha D. E. and Ethel Snyder.
Title Florida Sea Shells. With Illustrations.
Publisher Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, The Riverside Press Cambridge, 1936.
Seller ID 6828s
First Edition. Duodecimo, blue cloth, viii, 126 pp. Illus. with 11 b & w plates. Fine, in a Very Good+ dust jacket with light edgewear, protected with mylar cover. ‘Complete and practical information on a fascinating hobby. The authors describe the best shell beaches, give the history of sea-shell collecting, tell the story behind each shell, and show how to make a collection (cleaning the shells, polishing them with oil, and mounting them). The book also contains a careful description of any shell which the Florida amatuer is likely to find. This book is indexed and illustrated with photographs useful for identification.'