WorldCat Identities

Dance, S. Peter

Overview
Works: 86 works in 321 publications in 7 languages and 8,027 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Identification guides  History  Reference works  Illustrated works  Registers (Lists)  Anecdotes  Miscellanea  Popular works  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Contributor, Other
Classifications: QL404, 594.047
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Most widely held works by S. Peter Dance
Shells by S. Peter Dance( Book )

33 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 2,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Informative descriptions and photographs of more than 500 species of shells
The collector's encyclopedia of shells by S. Peter Dance( Book )

26 editions published between 1972 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Descriptions are given for each family, often stating the number of genera contained within each, and comparable descriptions are provided for each genus except where these would more or less repeat the details for the parent family. Limited to seashells...Attempts to illustrate in words and pictures the variety of shells living in the world's seas and should enable anyone to identify the family." About this book. Geographical distribution indicated. Color photographs for each shell described. Indexed
The art of natural history : animal illustrators and their work by S. Peter Dance( Book )

19 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

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

Shell collecting : an illustrated history by S. Peter Dance( Book )

16 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sea shells by S. Peter Dance( Book )

15 editions published between 1963 and 1989 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to a wide variety of sea shells, the characteristics and habits of the creatures that inhabit them, and the areas in which they can be found
Shells and shell collecting by S. Peter Dance( Book )

9 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world's shells : a guide for collectors by S. Peter Dance( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides identification details and characteristics of shells, discusses the classification and biology ofmolluscs, and explains how to start, organize, and develop a shell collection
Rare shells by S. Peter Dance( Book )

8 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of shell collecting by S. Peter Dance( Book )

12 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natural history auctions, 1700-1972 : a register of sales in the British Isles by J. M Chalmers-Hunt( Book )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animal fakes & frauds by S. Peter Dance( Book )

5 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fish by S. Peter Dance( Book )

5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mammals by S. Peter Dance( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Birds by S. Peter Dance( Book )

5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shell collector's guide : an introduction to the world of shells by S. Peter Dance( Book )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seashells of eastern Arabia( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bei ke tu jian : quan shi jie 500 duo zhong bei ke cai se tu jian by S. Peter Dance( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in Chinese and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Linnaean olives by Axel A Olsson( Book )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The current identifications of the three Linnaean Olives, assigned originally to Coluta, have long been in dispute because of their brief description and confused synonymy cited in both the 10th (1758) and 12th (1767) editions of the Systema Naturae. A proper understanding of these species is important, as each species is the type of group at the generic or subgeneric level, the Voluta oliva of the genus Oliva itself
 
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Alternative Names
Dance, Peter 1932-

Dance, S.Peter

Dance, Stanley Peter.

Dance, Stanley Peter 1932-

댄스, S. 피터

ダンス, S. P.

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