Clams, Oysters, & Scallops: A Postcard and Trade Card, Illustrated Album
by James D Ristine (9780764331602)

Clams, Oysters, & Scallops: A Postcard and Trade Card, Illustrated Album
 
James D Ristine
Release Date: 20 September 2009
Format: Postcard book or pack
Pages: 127
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
ISBN: 9780764331602
ISBN-10: 0764331604



Clams, oysters, and scallops have long been among the most popular seafood. Provided here is a unique and extensive examination of them, colorfully illustrated with over 350 alluring postcard and trade card images, some dating back over 100 years. A thorough text discusses the lives of these bivalves, how and where they are harvested, historical marketing strategies, their cultural and social significance, and much more. Also included is an informative look into clam bars, oyster houses, and other eateries past and present, large and small. There is also a chapter devoted to shellfish humor and a sampling of tasty recipes for readers to try. Prices are given for the cards used as illustrations. Anyone with an interest in seafood, history, or postcards will surely want to add this title to their library. AUTHOR: James Ristine has been collecting postcards for many years and is the author of several books. He lives in East Berlin, Pennsylvania. ILLUSTRATIONS 384 colour photos

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