by Kurt Kreipl & Axel Alf
1999, ConchBooks, Germany, in English, hardcover, 150 pages,8¼ by 11¾ (21 by 30 cm) , 28 color plates contain more than 150 photographs, additional 70 b/w photos and illustrations in the text
This book features very thorough coverage of the the 26 species and subspecies in this family. It is an excellent publication and it is nice to have a reference to these shells in a single book. The photos are sharply detailed making it easy to see the differences in these often look alike shells.