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Title: The Romance of Shells in Nature and Art
Description: New York, Avenel. 1962, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Ill.: Collins, Rebekah Howard. A Very Good+ unmarked copy with blue title on grey cloth boards with complete dustjacket which has a little wear to top and lowe edge. 8 colour plates and illustrations in the text by Rebekah Howard Collins. The book tells the story of how one small and perfect seashell charmed the author into creating a new shell craft, and how when collecting shells she also discovered a new worlds of art and nature, of science and legend. She makes graceful flower arrangements with shells and tells in detail how you can make shell pictures yourself. She also explains historical facts about shells from Aristotle, their uses in art, architecture and much more. A1E. Very Good/Very Good.

Keywords: Seashells, Crafts, History. Shells in Art Collins, Rebekah Howard

Price: GBP 7.00 = appr. US$ 10.00 Seller: Goldring Books
- Book number: 004630

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