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Post by alg1001 » May 6th, 2018, 7:20 am

Elements of Conchology by William Ruschenberger (1807 - 1895).

The fifth of the Series of First Books of Natural History, embraces that branch of our subject which treats of the Mollusca, or soft animals, and consequently, includes the Elements of Conchology. In the beauty and singularity of their forms, the variety and brilliancy of their colors, shells only yield to flowers…. Limited as this little volume is, it may prove a key to stores of information, even more interesting to many than the numerous fictions of the day. “Truth is stranger than fiction,” has been often said; and the beautiful truths brought to us by a study of animal life, in its various forms, are certainly more admirable and wonderful than any fiction of man’s creation. ( William Ruschenberger)
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Post by alg1001 » May 6th, 2018, 7:44 am

My mission to get this series of Natural History textbooks by William Ruschenburger in our catalog for the world to enjoy is nearing the end. We have completed Entomology, Botany, Geology, Ornithology, Mammalogy, and Anatomy. There are two left: "Conchology", and "Herpetology and Ichthyology" (Perhaps he lumped the herps and fish together because he did not have enough on either to flesh out a whole textbook.) I decided to do Conchology first.

Let's do this. Shell-lovers, it is your time to shine!
In the mind, or consciousness of the Earth this flower first lay latent as a dream. Perhaps, in her consciousness, it nested as that which in us corresponds to a little thought.--A.Blackwood

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Post by laurenhuff » May 28th, 2018, 9:12 am

Hello!

This looks exciting. I'd like to claim sections 0, 1, and 2.

Thanks,

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Post by alg1001 » May 28th, 2018, 6:11 pm

Hi Lauren,
They are yours. Thanks for starting this off! Please look at the instructions above in red for how to tackle the text.
Amy :D
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Post by alg1001 » June 3rd, 2018, 8:09 pm

Hi Lauren,
Great! There is no proof listener for his project yet, but I will listen soon if one does not come aboard.
Thank you for your sections!
Amy :D
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Post by bhavya » June 3rd, 2018, 10:12 pm

Hey,

I would like to PL section 0.

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Post by alg1001 » June 4th, 2018, 6:53 am

Hi,
Section 0 has been completed already. Is there another section that appeals to you?
Amy
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Post by bhavya » June 4th, 2018, 7:01 am

Section 1 and 2 are taken too?

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Post by alg1001 » June 4th, 2018, 7:43 am

Yes, they are taken. The remainder of the sections are available.
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Post by laurenhuff » June 4th, 2018, 3:25 pm

alg1001 wrote:
June 4th, 2018, 6:53 am
Hi,
Section 0 has been completed already. Is there another section that appeals to you?
Amy
Hi Amy,

I think they were saying they wanted to proof listen those sections (PL).

Lauren

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Post by alg1001 » June 4th, 2018, 6:02 pm

Oh! I didn't read it carefully. Thanks for the heads up.
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Post by alg1001 » June 4th, 2018, 6:04 pm

bhavya wrote:
June 4th, 2018, 7:01 am
Section 1 and 2 are taken too?
Bhavya,
I am sorry; I thought you were asking to read them. Sections 0,1, and 2 are available to be proof listened if you would like to do it.
Thanks!
Amy
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Post by bhavya » June 4th, 2018, 8:01 pm

Hey Amy,

So I will PL section 0 and 1.

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Post by alg1001 » June 5th, 2018, 5:03 am

Okay. You can post your results here.
Thanks
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