Examples from the Web for conchology
Conchology was only the form of the science suited to a time when the shell was more considered than its inhabitant.
Col. Whiting called at my office to get the loan of an elementary work on conchology.
We have dedicated it to the founder of the section Ameria, a gentleman well known for his deep researches in conchology.Explorations in Australia, The Journals of John McDouall Stuart|John McDouall Stuart
They appointed me clerk of that Committee on Conchology and then allowed me no amanuensis to play billiards with.Sketches New and Old, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
It might have been chess, it might have been conchology, it might have been heraldry.The Mountebank|William J. Locke