Author: Josie Iselin

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

ISBN: 9780810955332

Category: Nature

Page: 144

View: 1638

This exquisite volume--at once a gorgeous art book and a nature guide--presents more than 200 exceptional stones from around the world and describes the fascinating natural processes that produced them. Art lovers and beachcombing spirits everywhere will cherish this gift book.
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An Illustrated Guide to Lake Superior's Beach Stones Michigan

Author: N.A

Publisher: Thunder Bay Press Michigan

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 23

View: 6603

A 24 page concise, just-the-facts identification guide to the beach stones along the Lake Superior shore of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Illustrated by the author with very realistic paintings and accompanied with maps and clear directions to the public-accessible beaches from Little Girl's Point near Ironwood to Whitefish Point. Nearly 30,000 copies sold since 2001. A must for beachcombers and vacationers coming to the U.P.!
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Author: Clarence Ellis

Publisher: Faber & Faber

ISBN: 9780571347933

Category:

Page: 240

View: 723

*Top 10 Sunday Times bestseller* The Pebbles on the Beach was first published in 1954. This newly reissued edition includes a foreword by Robert Macfarlane. There is a handy illustrated guide to identifying pebbles on the reverse of the book jacket. 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 there. We 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 book about 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 on the 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.
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Situationists and the Beach, May 1968

Author: Dark Star (Firm)

Publisher: AK Press

ISBN: 9781902593388

Category: History

Page: 120

View: 6066

There's a new generation in the streets throwing bricks.
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A Beach Day Counting Book

Author: Doris K. Gayzagian

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9780792251101

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 5890

During a trip to the beach with her mother, a young girl gathers and counts natural objects to decorate her sandcastle, saving some of them to take back home from the beach.
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Author: N.A

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

ISBN: 9780810994652

Category: Photography

Page: 96

View: 9453

Iselin, author of "Beach Stones," has put together a magical collection of 100 heart stones, each one expressing a universal feeling such as love, passion, admiration, obsession, reassurance, joy, intrigue, comfort, wonder, and many other emotions.
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Author: Leo Lionni

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0688132847

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 4755

Take a look. And another. And another. Are those ordinary pebbles you see, lying on an ordinary beach? Or are they hearts and gift-wrapped packages, numbers, letters, and the faces of friends? Take a look. And another.
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Author: Ian McEwan

Publisher: Vintage Canada

ISBN: 9780307371218

Category: Fiction

Page: 176

View: 4835

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE The #1 bestselling author of Saturday and Atonement brilliantly illuminates the collision of sexual longing, deep-seated fears and romantic fantasy in his unforgettable, emotionally engaging novel. The year is 1962. Florence, the daughter of a successful businessman and an aloof Oxford academic, is a talented violinist. She dreams of a career on the concert stage and of the perfect life she will create with Edward, the earnest young history student she met by chance and who unexpectedly wooed her and won her heart. Edward grew up in the country on the outskirts of Oxford where his father, the headmaster of the local school, struggled to keep the household together and his mother, brain-damaged from an accident, drifted in a world of her own. Edward’ s native intelligence, coupled with a longing to experience the excitement and intellectual fervour of the city, had taken him to University College in London. Falling in love with the accomplished, shy and sensitive Florence--and having his affections returned with equal intensity--has utterly changed his life. Their marriage, they believe, will bring them happiness, the confidence and the freedom to fulfill their true destinies. The glowing promise of the future, however, cannot totally mask their worries about the wedding night. Edward, who has had little experience with women, frets about his sexual prowess. Florence’s anxieties run deeper: she is overcome by conflicting emotions and a fear of the moment she will surrender herself. From the precise and intimate depiction of two young lovers eager to rise above the hurts and confusion of the past, to the touching story of how their unexpressed misunderstandings and fears shape the rest of their lives, On Chesil Beach is an extraordinary novel that brilliantly, movingly shows us how the entire course of a life can be changed--by a gesture not made or a word not spoken.
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A Refugee Family's Journey

Author: Margriet Ruurs

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers

ISBN: 1459814916

Category: JUVENILE FICTION

Page: 28

View: 2038

A refugee family’s flight to freedom, uniquely illustrated.
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A Book of Treasures

Author: Josie Iselin

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 1452110123

Category: Photography

Page: 144

View: 8826

Beloved author Josie Iselin's collaged images of the treasures we live with as reminders of the beach—from sea glass to driftwood, shells to stones—evoke the timeless elements of sand, ocean, and refreshing sea air. In her writings, Iselin shares thoughts on the varied ways we experience the beach while also providing fascinating insights into the scientific ecosystem of the ocean, such as how the oyster constructs its shell and the ways in which algae is classified. At once an exploration and a meditation, Beach: A Book of Treasure will delight and inspire anyone who values the unique environment of the seashore and the myriad wonders found therein.
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Author: Josie Iselin

Publisher: Abrams

ISBN: 1613123272

Category: Art

Page: 96

View: 2252

Josie Iselin, the author of Abrams’ popular Heart Stones, turns to sea glass hearts for a companion volume that promises to be just as appealing. Beachcombers the world over treasure sea glass—the shards of broken glass that are tumbled by the waves into smooth, pebblelike forms. They know which colors are common (green and brown) and which are unusual (black, yellow, red, and, especially, orange) and they can often identify the age and origin of a specimen. On rare occasions, sea glass takes the shape of a heart, the universal symbol of love. In Sea Glass Hearts, Iselin assembles an inspiring collection of these precious objects that are free for the taking—if you are lucky enough to find them!
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Author: John McMillian

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1439159696

Category: Music

Page: 304

View: 6310

A foray into a generation dragged into an ideological battle between Flower Power and New Left militance reveals how the Beatles-Stones rivalry was created by music managers intent on engineering a moneymaking empire.
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A Guide for the Curious Beachcomber

Author: Blair Witherington

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1561649880

Category: Nature

Page: 400

View: 9201

A newly updated edition of the comprehensive bestselling guide to all things found on Florida's 700 miles of sandy beaches. Over 1400 identified beach features, animals, shells, plants, minerals, and manmade objects, with over 1300 full-color images and over 500 maps and 400 pages.
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Author: Anthony Stones

Publisher: FriesenPress

ISBN: 1460288653

Category: Poetry

Page: 130

View: 1087

Just as before, these poems reflect my thoughts upon my own experiences as well as my observations on the experiences we all encounter at each phase of our lives. Many of these poems, unlike the first effort, are more recent, and therefore image events closer to the present. This time, too, the poems are less chronological, whereas I felt the first poems should remain mostly in the order in which they were written over fifty years. I do not see poems as sad so much as thoughtful and reflective commentaries, very often wry and tongue-in-cheek. The poems in this book are mostly like that.
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How to Use TodayÕs Versatile Jewelry-Making Components

Author: Irina Miech

Publisher: Kalmbach Books

ISBN: 1627000585

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 96

View: 2229

In Finding Style, author Irina Miech showcases new materials and components that are fresh on the market and by presenting them in suites of related projects and showing their use in a variety of ways, will help jewelry makers discover their own unique style. With new highlighted techniques and callouts that describe the design process, along with a visual materials list of the new components, Finding Style will assist beaders to complete projects with ease and create fresh and innovative projects!
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From the Exotic to the Everyday

Author: Irina Miech

Publisher: Kalmbach Books

ISBN: 1627000151

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 112

View: 9683

Whether its beach stones, seed pods, or Queen Elizabeth, Irina draws a direct parallel from her inspirational source to finished handcrafted jewelry. Each of the 24 main projects includes a full-color photo of Miech’s inspiration, an explanation of how she translates that into materials and colors. Pearls, crystals, gemstones, wire and more are used to create stunning necklaces, bracelets and earrings, and every project includes bonus design and technique variations. Readers can make the projects as show, or use them as motivation to discover inspirational sources for their own creative process.
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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Literature

Page: N.A

View: 9194

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Finding, Collecting, Identifying, and Using the Ocean's Most Beautiful Stones

Author: Mary Beth Beuke

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 162914150X

Category: Nature

Page: 272

View: 7758

As the owner of one of the world's most elaborate sea glass collections, Mary Beth Beuke gets to talk about these prized ocean gems on a daily basis. Unfortunately, with each passing day, sea glass becomes more and more difficult to find, making the hunt more of a challenge to the seeker—especially one with limited experience in sea glass hunting. There are several reasons why the hunt is so important to the sea glass seeker. Some find their Zen moments in the solitude and beauty of the hunt. Some collect to add color to their life. The history, mystery, and discovery of sea glass are also strong forces that draw collectors to shorelines around the world, looking for these pieces of physically and chemically weathered frosted glass. Whatever your reason for wanting to learn about and start your own collection of sea glass, the window for doing so is closing as pieces are becoming more elusive due to a growth in sea glass popularity and a decrease in recent glass bottle production. In The Ultimate Guide to Sea Glass, Beuke provides information that will help first-time seekers start new collections and veteran hunters learn more about their current sets. Beuke shares her experiences in gathering her own collection via photographs of vibrant and rare pieces, as well.
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