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Abbott, R. Tucker (Robert Tucker) 1919-1995

Overview
Works: 138 works in 650 publications in 6 languages and 16,514 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Identification guides  Juvenile works  Reference works  Catalogs and collections  Classification  Catalogs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Photographer, Creator, Illustrator
Classifications: QL404, 594.047
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Most widely held works by R. Tucker Abbott
The Shell; Five Hundred Million Years of Inspired Design by Hugh Stix( Book )

66 editions published between 1962 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 2,650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a profusely illustrated introduction to shells. Includes a brief description of shell history, shell lore, and their influence on art
Seashells of North America; a guide to field identification by R. Tucker Abbott( Book )

17 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to field identification
Sea shells of the world : a guide to the better-known species, 790 illus. in color of 562 species by R. Tucker Abbott( Book )

45 editions published between 1962 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 2,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide for the identification of shells, including general information on mollusks and advice on shell collecting and study
American seashells by R. Tucker Abbott( Book )

58 editions published between 1954 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1500 species discussed or illustrated, include every kind of shell likely to be found in shallow waters
Kingdom of the seashell by R. Tucker Abbott( Book )

30 editions published between 1972 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 1,674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caribbean seashells; a guide to the marine mollusks of Puerto Rico and other West Indian islands, Bermuda and the Lower Florida Keys by Germaine L Warmke( Book )

23 editions published between 1961 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

BDC exemplaar was oorspronkelijk van: fraterhuis St. Thomas-College Willemstad
A field guide to shells : Atlantic and Gulf coasts and the West Indies by R. Tucker Abbott( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes and depicts eight hundred species of shells
Compendium of seashells : a color guide to more than 4,200 of the world's marine shells by R. Tucker Abbott( Book )

21 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seashells of the Northern hemisphere by R. Tucker Abbott( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Large, full color photos illustrate 550+ species of gastropods & bivalves from the Eastern Pacific, Western Atlantic, & Eastern Atlantic. Species information includes size, characteristics, range, and habitat. Introduction discusses ecology, classification, field collecting & more. This is a very attractive coffee-table type book with excellent information for identification
Seashells by R. Tucker Abbott( Book )

28 editions published between 1962 and 2003 in English and French and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This pocket guide offers a selection of the most frequently encountered types of molluscs found in the northern Pacific and Atlantic."--Page 7
Compendium of seashells : a color guide to more than 4,200 of the world's marine shells by R. Tucker Abbott( Book )

15 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Van Nostrand's standard catalog of shells by Robert J. L Wagner( Book )

9 editions published between 1964 and 1967 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Van Nostrand's standard catalog of shells; current values, illustrations, names, geographical distributions, and classification of the sea shells of the world by Robert J. L Wagner( Book )

7 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Best of the Nautilus : a bicentennial anthology of American conchology( Book )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compendium of landshells : a color guide to more than 2,000 of the world's terrestrial shells by R. Tucker Abbott( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to know the American marine shells by R. Tucker Abbott( Book )

12 editions published between 1961 and 1970 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introducing seashells; a colorful guide for the beginning collector by R. Tucker Abbott( Book )

9 editions published between 1955 and 1962 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classification of the living Mollusca by Kay Cunningham Vaught( Book )

9 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seashell treasures of the Caribbean by Lesley Sutty( Book )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collectible Florida shells by R. Tucker Abbott( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A field guide to shells : Atlantic and Gulf coasts and the West Indies
Alternative Names
Abbot, R. Tucker 1919-1995

Abbot, R. Tucker (Robert Tucker)

Abbot, R. Tucker (Robert Tucker), 1919-1995

Abbott, R.T. 1919-1995

Abbott, R. Tucker

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R. Tucker Abbott Amerikaans bioloog (1919-1995)

R. Tucker Abbott amerikaanschen Zoologen (1919–1995)

R. Tucker Abbott amerikanischä Zoolooch (1919–1995)

R. Tucker Abbott US-amerikanischer Zoologe (1919–1995)

Tucker Abbott, Robert 1919-1995

آر. تاکر ابوت

アボット, R. T.

Languages
English (333)

French (35)

Dutch (7)

Swedish (2)

Italian (2)

German (1)

Covers
Sea shells of the world : a guide to the better-known species, 790 illus. in color of 562 speciesA field guide to shells : Atlantic and Gulf coasts and the West IndiesSeashells