This follow-up to One Hundred Flowers features gorgeous color photographs of seashells both familiar and exotic. ONE HUNDRED SEASHELLS features close-up portraits of seashells by acclaimed photographer Harold Feinstein, author of the critically acclaimed gift book One Hundred Flowers. Large in format and luxuriously produced, ONE HUNDRED SEASHELLS brings forth the intricate and subtle beauty of shellstheir luminous array of colors, their every twist and turnto an unprecedented degree. Feinsteins images are accompanied by identifying captions and are breathtaking in their detail and appreciation of form. The book features a broad range of shells both familiar and obscurefrom Abalone to Zambos Murexand will appeal to nature and beach lovers, photography fans, and fine art collectors alike. Nature writer Sydney Eddison writes about her passion for collecting seashells and about their astonishing architecture in her introduction to the book. In his brief foreword, the photographer also turns to architecture to describe his passion: I wish that Louis Kahn, the renowned architect for whom I photographed, were alive, so that I could hear his observations on these remarkable structures born of the creatures that inhabit them.