Reference Books

Compendium of Seashells The Collectors Encyclopedia of Seashells The Encyclopedia of Shells

For the beginner, three good books written by members of our club, all of which give excellent pictures and summaries on a wide variety of worldwide shells, are:

Other general and beginners' books in which members of our club have participated include:

The Shell - front Ovulidae - front

One of the best listings of books by family, region etc can be found on the website of the Sydney Shell Club:

Members of our club have participated in the following specialist publications:

Identification Guide to the Shells of South Africa - front

The following guides to British shells have been published but regrettably some are out of print:

Filmer cones Heteromorph



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