Collins pocket guide to the sea shore
Collins, 1958.Collins Pocket Guides.Hard covers, dust jacket.V.g./No Jacket.Illustrated with 40 attractive full-page colour plates, 40 monochrome plates and 179 numbered text figures (not including those illustrating the section on Algae, which are un-numbered); the book's descriptions are incorporated into synoptic keys.Some preliminary chapters describe shore habitats.The book has a few very quirky illustrations (see p.40 for a lady in Victorian dress examining a crab and a starfish, or the 'Combat between an Annelid and Corophium longicorne' on p.255.) The authors are well qualified: John Barrett was warden of the Dale Fort Field Centre, Pembrokeshire and Professor Yonge held the Regius chair of Zoology at the University of Glasgow.The book was intended for users on both sides of the Atlantic, including the area north of Cape Cod. In English.1 kg.
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