The Williams Collection of Shells

The Williams Collection of Shells : A Brief Account of the Conchological Cabinet of Mrs. Alice L. Williams (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Williams Collection of Shells: A Brief Account of the Conchological Cabinet of Mrs. Alice L. Williams Turning at length regretfully away, there remains an impression of wonderful order and beauty of ar rangement. There is many a clever device such as the use of small glass-topped boxes for the little speci mens, and altogether there is exhibited an extraordinary synthesis of scientific appreciation and artistic taste. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

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  • Paperback | 98 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243142536
  • 9780243142538