"Shells: A Natural and Cultural History" is a comprehensive and informative book about mollusks, written for those with a prior interest in the subject. It covers a wide range of topics, from the biology and ecology of mollusks to their cultural significance and use in the arts and medicine. The book is divided into nine chapters, each of which is written by a leading expert in the field. The first seven chapters were written by the late Dr. Moretzshon, and the last two by Dr. Harasewych.
The book is well-written and well-illustrated, with high-quality photographs throughout. It is reasonably priced, and it is a valuable resource for shell collectors, students, and anyone interested in learning more about these fascinating creatures.