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The Shell: A World of Decoration and Ornament Hardcover – October 29, 2007


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About the Author

Ingrid Thomas has collected and studied shells for many years. She has also exhibited her own shell artwork in Oxford and London.
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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson; First Edition edition (October 29, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0500513570
  • ISBN-13: 978-0500513576
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 9.8 x 12.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,751,109 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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9 of 11 people found the following review helpful By Pacific on December 18, 2007
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A beautiful coffee table book filled with great pictures and good information. If you enjoy looking at shells you will love it.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Marie S. Rutherfurd on February 8, 2009
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Impressive photography, very artistic, a great present for shell lovers, great coffee table book, highly recommended!
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0 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Constance Wayne on January 30, 2013
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I thought every picture would be of beautiful sculptures and jewelry, but mostely very unattractive pictures of the cultural use of shells. It almost made me hate sea shells!!!
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