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SHELLS OF NEW ZEALAND

An Illustrated Handbook

by A W B Powell
(Auckland Museum)

Published Whitcombe & Tombs
Fourth Edition 1961

203 pages

s/c approx 24cm x 16cm - twink mark on front fly page, also pre. dec. price written in pencil - covers scuffed/creasing - I have looked through the book and found one page with underlining (which I think is pencil) - cannot 100% guarantee that I may have missed more

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CONTENTS

Preface
Introduction
* The Preservation and Storing of Specimens
* On Name Changes - Are They Necessary
* The Distribution and Zoning of our Shellfish
* Some Aids to Classification
* The Application of the Science of Conchology
* The Amphineura: Chitons
* The Gastropods: Univalves
* The Pelecypoda. Bivalves
* The Cephalopoda: The Octopus and its Allies
A Glossary of some special terms used in the description of Molluscs
Check-list of the New Zealand Mollusca
Bibliography
Some Maori names of our Shellfish
Illustrations
Index to Genera in check-list

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