The Scallop, Studies of a Shell and Its Influences on Humankind, 1957

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Written by eight authors.

Edited by Ian Cox.

Published by the Shell Transport and Trading Company in London in 1957.

A fascinating exploration of the humble scallop shell in nature, symbolism art and history, and features eight chapters by eight different authors, some beautiful scientific illustrations, drawings, maps and faithful reproductions of Aztec picture manuscripts, coats of arms or Botticelli artworks.

Beautifully bound, handsomely illustrated and lavishly printed on thick cream paper.
Condition: Excellent