Golden Guide To Seashells Of The World

The first edition of Seashells Of The World has the letter A on page 160. © Copyright 1962 by Golden Press, Inc. Designed and Produced by Artists and Writers Press, Inc. Printed in the U.S.A. by Western Printing and Lithographing Company. Cover price is $1.00. The number on the spine is 24410.

A minor cover (text) change of Seashells is shown next. © Copyright 1962 by Western Publishing Company, Inc. Cover price is $1.95. The number on the spine is 24410. ISBN 0-307-24410-5 on the back cover. My copy has VWXYZ on page 160. Listed as a Golden Guide on the cover and a Golden Nature Guide on the inside front cover.

A completely new cover of Seashells shown next. It is a stated revised edition. Copyright date is 1985 with a $3.95 cover price. The ISBN number on the back cover is 0-307-24410-5. My copy has GHIJK on page 160. A first revised edition should have ABCDE for a letter code.

A French version of Seashells exists, titled Coquillages. © Golden Press, Inc., New York, 1962. © Publié par les Editions de Deux Coqs d'Or, Paris. From the last page: Imprimé en Italie. The cover and contents are virtually identical to the U.S. version.

A German version of Seashells exists, titled Muscheln und Schnecken des Meeres. Number 28 in the series. © 1968, 1962 by Golden Press, Inc., New York. All rights reserved. Erschienen im Delphin Verlag Stuttgart und Zürich, 1975. Alle deutschen Rechte vorbehalten. Printed in Italy by O.G.A. Mondadori, Verona. The cover and contents are virtually identical to the U.S. version.

A Dutch version of Seashells exists, titled Schelpen van de wereldzeeën. © 1962 by Golden Press, Inc., New York. Uitgegeven in akkoord met Western Publishing-Hachette International (W.P.H.I.), Genève. © by Zuid-Nederlandse Uitgeverij, N.V., Deurne-Antwerpen. The cover and contents are virtually identical to the U.S. version.

A Norwegian version of Seashells exists titled Snegler Og Skjell. Oversatt og bearbeidet for Norge av: T. Soot-Ryen. Tidligere direktør ved Tromsø Museum Det Lille Universitet Fredhøis Forlag A/S- Oslo, 1965. Published by arrangement with Golden Press, Inc., of New York. © 1958 by Golden Press, Inc., New York.

A British version of Seashells was published using the same title. Published by Paul Hamlyn Ltd. by arrangement with Golden Press. © Copyright 1962 by Golden Press, Inc. This edition first published in 1967. Printed in Italy by Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, Verona.

Image #1 also exists in a large (5 ¼ by 7 ¾ inch) hardcover. The number on the back cover is 63514.

Still in print by St. Martin's Press.


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