The Pebbles On The Beach - Paperback Book

£9.99

Product code: IDZ001


2
IN STOCK
  • Description
  • Delivery

Pebble-hunting is a pleasant hobby that makes little demand upon one's patience and still less upon one's physical energy. (You may even enjoy the hunt from the luxurious sloth of a deck chair). One of the true delights of the pebble-seeker is to read the stories in the stones - to determine whence and by what means they came to be thereWe must always bear in mind that a pebble is a transient thing. It is in the half-way stage of a long existence . . .

This is a spirited guide to the simple pleasure of pebble spotting. Clarence Ellis is a charming, knowledgeable and witty guide to everything you didn't know there was to know about pebbles. He 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 onthe necessary kit. You'll know your chert from your schist, your onyx from your agate and will be on your guard for artificial intruders before you know it. Understanding the humble pebble makes a trip to the beach, lake-side or river bank simply that little bit more fascinating.

A handy illustrated guide to identifying pebbles is included on the reverse of the book jacket

Free Delivery over £40

Parcel Deliveries.


Orders below £40 - Standard = £4.99

Orders Over £40 - Standard = Free


Choose UPGRADED for Next Weekday on parcels - Excludes Saturday & Sunday, Order before midday.

Next day delivery = from £8.99 - £25.00 Calculated at Basket.


Furniture Deliveries.


Choose Upgraded for London Same Day Delivery - £25.00 Monday-Saturday order before Midday.

Standard for Items In Stock - 14 days delivery (21 days Scotland and remote areas).

Standard for Items Made to Order - Lead time, plus 14 days delivery (21 days Scotland and remote areas).

Choose Upgraded Delivery for White Glove Service Furniture Fully assembled - £25.00.


Click & Collect.


Don't forget that you can also Click & Collect for Free from our central London store. (Excludes Made to Order Furniture).


Click for more information and details.