Beachcomber's Companion

An Illustrated Guide to Collecting and Identifying Beach Treasures
 
 
Chronicle Books LLC (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 17. April 2018
  • |
  • 128 Seiten
 
E-Book
978-1-4521-6164-8 (ISBN)
 
Breezy, inviting, and delightful-just like a day at the beach- The Beachcomber's Companion is a charming illustrated guide to collecting and identifying shells and other coastal treasures. Each of the entries includes fascinating descriptions, fun tidbits, and detailed artwork that makes it easy for readers to identify their own beach discoveries. A handy resource section offers tips on how to prepare before setting out on a shoreline adventure: from the beachcomber's commandments to must-have items for every beachcombing toolkit and advice on preserving shells. Awash with information and gorgeous watercolor illustrations, this is an essential companion for all who love the ocean's shore.
  • Englisch
  • La Vergne
  • |
  • USA
978-1-4521-6164-8 (9781452161648)
145216164X (145216164X)
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  • Cover
  • Title
  • Dedication
  • Copyright
  • Contents
  • Portrait of a Beachcomber
  • Part One: Identifications
  • Bivalves
  • Angel Wing
  • Coquina
  • Jingle
  • Oyster
  • Pen Shell
  • Northern Quahog
  • Razor
  • Scallop
  • Belles of the Bivalves
  • Gastropods
  • Auger
  • Babyâ??s Ear
  • Common Nutmeg
  • Conch
  • Cone
  • Cowrie
  • Junonia
  • Keyhole Limpet
  • Moon Shell
  • Scotch Bonnet
  • Wentletrap
  • Whelk
  • More Gorgeous Gastropods
  • Echinoderms, Crustaceans, and Other Beach Treasures
  • Sand Dollar
  • Sea Star
  • A Cast of Crabs
  • Barnacle
  • Sea Urchin
  • Horseshoe Crab
  • Skate Egg Case
  • Sea Bean
  • Shark Tooth
  • Arrowhead
  • Sea Glass
  • Clay Baby
  • Toys, Shoes, and Other Flotsam
  • Message in a Bottle
  • Part Two: A Beachcomberâ??s Tool Kit
  • The Beachcomberâ??s Commandments
  • Cleaning Seashells
  • The Collectorâ??s Travel Kit
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index
  • About the Author
  • Chronicle Ebooks

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