The Book of Pebbles

ISBN: 9780995524224
Artist(s): Angie Lewin
Author(s): Christopher Stocks
Format: hardback
Year published: 2019
Publisher: St Jude's
Total Pages: 116
Illustrations: Illustrated in colour throughout

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Why do we pick up pebbles on thebeach? What is it we see in them, and why do we take them home to display on our shelves? Is it their inherent beauty, their infinite variation, or simply their associations with a happy time and place?

In St Jude’s  book – part social history and part practical guide – writer and pebble collector Christopher Stocks unearths the sometimes surprising story of our love-affair with pebbles, and considers how the way we see them today has been influenced over the years by artists, authors and even archaeologists.

Printmaker Angie Lewin is widely admired for her alluringly stylish images of the natural world. She celebrates the experience of walking and sketching along the British coastline, often incorporating pebbles in her limited edition prints and paintings. Many of these feature in the book alongside a series of new images. Fine


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