Tropical Landshells of the World
by Brian Parkinson with J. Hemmen & K. Groh
ISBN 9783925919008, published in 1987 by Verlag Christa Hemmen, Weisbaden, Germany , library binding with printed dust jacket, about 22.5 by 32 cm.,278 pages, contains 77 page size photographic color plates of mollusks as well as 44 smaller color photographs, mainly of living mollusks in situ in the textThis 1987 book is one of the only books available to collectors with an interest in these beautiful shells from the tropical parts of the globe. It is a large book,24 by 32.5 cm in size(9.5 by 12.75 inches), hard cover with a lovely dust jacket and it is 279 pages in length. There are 77 full size color plates and 64 smaller illustrations in color to aid in the identification of these shells. The shells are arranged geographically which in itself can be a very useful tool when try to pin down an identification.