The Pebbles on the Beach

Pebble spotting - a simple pleasure. This is charming, knowledgeable and witty guide to everything you didn't know there was to know about pebbles. The author Clarence Ellis ruminates on what a pebble actually is, before showing us how they are formed, advising on the best pebble-spotting grounds in the UK, helping to identify individual stones, and giving tips on the necessary kit. From cherts from your schists, onyx to agate, understanding the humble pebble makes a trip to the beach, lake-side or river bank simply that little bit more fascinating. First published in 1954, this beautiful reissue includes and illuminating foreword by Robert Macfarlane.

Paperback book, 240 pages.
Measures 13.5 x 19.8 cm.


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