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Shells of the Philippines

Shells of the Philippines

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used but almost like new like new! - good coverage of the shells from these islands
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Shells of the Philippines
by F.J. Springsteen & F.M. Leobrera
published 1986 in the Philippines, 377 pages including 100 full color plates, page size is 19 by 26 cm. (about 7.25 by 10 inches), hardcover with laminated, printed dust jacket,

This book is now out of print and it is going to be sorely missed by collectors who did not get it when it was available. Even though it is now somewhat outdated because of the many new species that have been found in the Philippines since its publication date, it is still the best source we have available to us to identify the approximately 1600 species covered in this single volume. . Almost exclusively the coverage is of the marine shells but some coverage is also given to the widely diverse range of terrestrial shells found in the Philippines. These are used books that can almost pass as new. While this book is not as extensive in coverage as are the four volume set, "Philippine Marine Mollusks", they offer adequate coverage of most of the shells from this region and also offer some coverage of the many land shells from the Philippine Islands.

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