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Wonders of the Sea
SHELLS

Colour plates 'painted from nature by Paul A. Robert'
Introduction by Julian Huxley, M.A., DSc., Secretary, Zoological Society of London
Introductory text by Arnold Masarey, DSc.

Oxford University Press, New York and Toronto
Printed in Switzerland by Iris Verlage, Berne
—1945—

Original prints over 70 years old

Sheet size: approximately 7 3/4 x 11 inches (about 20 x 30 cm)
Image size varies and will be noted below each thumbnail image below.
Murex ternispina
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PLATE I

Murex ternispina Lam. (Japan)

Approximate image size: 4.75 x 6.5 inches on a 7.75 x 11 inch sheet
Tellina astrolabei
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PLATE II

Tellina astrolabei Daut & Fio (New Caledonia)
Tellina conccinea Chemn. (Malacca)
Tellina incarnata L. (Mediterranean)
Siliqua radiata L. (Indian Ocean)
Haliotis asinina L. (Japan)

Approximate image size: 4.75 x 6 inches inches on a 7.75 x 11 inch sheet
$15
Charonia tritonis L.
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PLATE III

Charonia tritonis L. (West Indies)
Oliva poryphyria L. (Mexico)

Approximate image size: 4.875 x 5.875 inches inches on a 7.75 x 11 inch sheet
$20
Pecten jacobaeus L
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PLATE IV

Pecten jacobaeus L. (Adriatic)

Approximate image size: 5.5 x 4.675 inches inches on a 7.75 x 11 inch sheet
sold
Cypraea lynx L
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PLATE V

Cypraea lynx L. (Indian Ocean)
Cypraea pantherina Sol. (New Caledonia)
Cypraea arabica L. (Mauritius)
Cypraea tigris L. (Mauritius)

Approximate image size: 4.875 x 5.875 inches inches on a 7.75 x 11 inch sheet
sold
Conus imperialis L
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PLATE VI

Conus imperialis L. (Indian Ocean)
Conus textile L. (New Caledonia)
Conus princeps L. (Gulf of California)

Approximate image size: 5.875 x 4.375 inches inches on a 7.75 x 11 inch sheet
$15
Pecten spectabilis Reeve
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PLATE VII

Pecten spectabilis Reeve (Ceylon)
Pecten sanguinolentus Gmel. (Aden)
Pecten noduliferus Sow. (Zanzibar)
Pecten tigrinus Muell. (Bergen, Norway)

Approximate image size: 4.75 x 5.25 inches inches on a 7.75 x 11 inch sheet
sold
Strombus bituberculatus Lam
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PLATE VIII

Strombus bituberculatus Lam. (Martinique)
Strombus auris-dianae L. (Phillipines)

Approximate image size: 5.125 x 4.5 inches inches on a 7.75 x 11 inch sheet
$20
Terebra dimidiata L
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PLATE IX

Terebra dimidiata L. (New Caledonia)
Terebra maculata L. (New Caledonia)
Terebra subulata L. (Japan)

Approximate image size: 4.5 x 6.75 inches inches on a 7.75 x 11 inch sheet
$20
Lioconcha ornata
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PLATE X

Lioconcha ornata Leuk. (New Caledonia)
Lioconcha castrensis L. (New Caledonia)
Amussium japonicum Gmel. (Japan)

Approximate image size: 4.5 x 6.75 inches inches on a 7.75 x 11 inch sheet
$20
Aulica rossiniana Bern
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PLATE XI

Aulica rossiniana Bern. (New Caledonia)

Approximate image size: 4.675 x 6.675 inches inches on a 7.75 x 11 inch sheet
$20
Cellana rota Gmel
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PLATE XII

Cellana rota Gmel. (Seychelles)
Nacella clypeater Less. (Chile)
Patella caerulea L. (Tangier, Morocco)
Patella longicosta Lam. (Cape of Good Hope)
Patella caerulea L. (Mediterranean)
Cellana tramoserica Martyn. (Botany Bay, Australia)
Patella granularis L. (Cape of Good Hope)
Cellana radians Gmel. (New Zealand)

Approximate image size: 4.875 x 5.75 inches inches on a 7.75 x 11 inch sheet
sold
Mitra papalis L
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PLATE XIII

Mitra papalis L. (Indian Ocean)
Mitra episcopalis L. (Philippines)

Approximate image size: 5.25 x 5.875 inches inches on a 7.75 x 11 inch sheet
$20
Pterocera rugosa Sow
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PLATE XIV

Pterocera rugosa Sow. (New Caledonia)

Approximate image size: 6.875 x 5.5 inches inches on a 7.75 x 11 inch sheet
sold
Harpa articularis Lam
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PLATE XV

Harpa articularis Lam. (Philippines)
Harpa ventricosa Lam. (Mauritius)
Phalium areola L. (Amboina)

Approximate image size: 6.5 x 4.25 inches inches on a 7.75 x 11 inch sheet
$20

 

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