Dance, S. Peter. A HISTORY OF SHELL COLLECTING. Med. 8vo, Second Edition; pp. xvi, 268(last 3 blank); coloured frontispiece, 32 b/w. plates, 17 text illustrations, 4 appendices, bibliography, index; original cloth; a fine copy in dustwrapper; scarce. Leiden; E. J. Brill - Dr. W. Backhuys; (1986).
***Including substantial reference to the important collection formed by Elizabeth Bligh including shells brought back from the Pacific by her famous husband, and the subsequent disposal of the collection at auction by Dubois. #14173

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