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ISBN-10: 1554073219

ISBN-13: 9781554073214

Edition: 2007

Authors: Jacques Senders, Paolo Portoghesi, Paul Starosta, Paul Starosta

List price: $85.00
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Simply the most astonishing book on shells ever published. Jacques Senders is a malacologist whose work allows him the opportunity to collect rare shells from all over the world. Shells presents his beautiful collection to the public for the first time through the stunning photographs of Paul Starosta and the expert commentary of other malacology professionals. Together, they have created a gorgeous and loving study of exquisite creations from the world's oceans. Shells surveys the history of shells and examines their connection with nature, art, architecture and other disciplines. It includes the latest research, and conveys the joys of collecting shells. Paul Starosta's remarkable…    
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Book details

List price: $85.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Firefly Books, Limited
Publication date: 9/14/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Size: 9.75" wide x 13.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 6.996
Language: English

Paul Starosta is a biologist as well as a master photographer. He has published more than 30 books on plants and animals.Jacques Senders is a malacologist who specializes in diving and collecting shells. One of his previous books is An Annotated Price Catalogue of Marine Shells.Paolo Portoghesi is one of Italy's most important architects and a professor at La Sapienza University in Rome.