Pebbles & Shell Life

£18.99
ITEM CODE: 24359
4.4/5
Charmingly written, amateur beachcombing classics.
Pebbles on the Beach: a thought-provoking reissue of Clarence Ellis's expert and discursive guide to the life-affirming...
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Charmingly written, amateur beachcombing classics.
Pebbles on the Beach: a thought-provoking reissue of Clarence Ellis's expert and discursive guide to the life-affirming joy of pebble-hunting. From exploring just what a pebble is to how they are formed and travel. Advice on identifying individual stones. An out-of-print gem from 1954.

Shell Life on the Seashore: fuel the timeless pleasure of examining the shells washed up on Britain’s shore with a fascinating and informative guide to the lives of their former occupants. From barnacles, oysters and cockles to sea slugs, winkles and carnivorous snails, the author guides the reader through the information to be gleaned from commonly found shells and unravel the stories and challenges of the creature’s watery habitat. Originally published in 1961; now updated and reissued to inspire a new generation.
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Paperbacks, each 19 x 13cm
Pebbles on the Beach: 218 pages
Shell Life on the Seashore: 220 pages
Fold-out jackets illustrate 36 pebbles and 42 shells; no illustrations within the text of the books
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Overall product rating 4.4/5
11 June 2021
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Will make an ideal present.
18 December 2020
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Just right for my daughter-in-law who would spend every day at the beach if she could.
09 November 2020
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Lovely read. Very interesting
14 October 2020
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Mindre bilder än jag skulle ha önskat
08 October 2020
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I bought this as a present for my grandaughter .The books seem good
11 August 2020
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haven't seen it sent direct as a gift