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Beach Stones Hardcover – May 1 2006

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 144 pages
  • Publisher: Harry N. Abrams (May 1 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0810955334
  • ISBN-13: 978-0810955332
  • Product Dimensions: 18.4 x 1.9 x 18.7 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 481 g
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #207,959 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author

Josie Iselin is a photographer and installation artist. She holds a Bachelors degree from Harvard in Visual and Environmental Studies. Although her training is in traditional photography, she now uses a flatbed scanner and a computer, exclusively, to produce images. Her work has been exhibited at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Intersection for the Arts, SF Camerawork, and art galleries in and around San Francisco, where she lives. She is the creator of <I>Beach Stones</I>,<I> Leaves and Pods</I>, and <I>Seashells</I>, all published by Abrams.

Margaret W. Carruthers is the author of several earth science books, including "Pioneers of Geology: Discovering Earth's Secrets". She lives in Baltimore, Maryland.


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This is an excellent book, at home on the coffee table, at the cottage, or in the hands of an inquisitive five-year old like my son. I am not a geologist, but rather a biologist, and as such I learned a great deal from the book, which is written at a level that everyone can understand. My wife absolutely loves the photographs, and she has been inspired by the book to take pictures of the stones that fill the many breathtakingly beautiful rocky shores we have here in Nova Scotia. The writers of course assume that readers accept the tenets of geological science, which are supported by overwhelming evidence. Readers who believe the superstitions that the earth is less than one million years old or was designed by some sort of creator may disagree with portions of the text, but hopefully they will still be pleased by the brilliant photography.
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Format: Hardcover
The book unfortunately only considers evolution as a means of the creation of rocks in reference to them being formed millions of years ago. We live in a nation that acknowledges God, book doesn't represent what most of us beleive in its writings. Nice photos though.
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HASH(0xa0e742a0) out of 5 stars Beach Stones by Josie Iselin, Margaret Carruthers June 11 2007
By John J. Coblentz - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
This book has beautiful images and interesting text. A good book for people who love the beach. It would make a good coffee table book. I was disappointed in the lack of depth offered by the text. I was hoping for more in depth geologic information, and a greater variety of stones pictured. This is not the book for you if you want an in depth look at geologic process and the mineral composition of stones that wash up on the beach.
8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa0e742f4) out of 5 stars beautiful photographs; fascinating text July 1 2006
By Laura Riley - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
At last we feel justified in picking up stones on beaches! In this exquisite book, beautifully photographed with fascinating text, Josie Iselin and Margaret Carruthers celebrate the world of beach (and other) stones. Great thanks for illuminating a side of nature many of us love and now better understand. Laura and Bill Riley
11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa0e4b720) out of 5 stars An excellent book! July 3 2006
By Blue Moon - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
A must for anyone who has enjoyed collecting small, beautiful items - especially walking on a beach or along a stream bed. The text is interesting; the photographs are amazing with the stones beautifully arranged. An inspired way to look at nature's handiwork.
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HASH(0xa0e4ba2c) out of 5 stars Take another look at the stones of the beach July 3 2006
By N. D. Smart - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
It's amazing how Nature crafts beautiful objects from simple rocks strewn across any beach. These treasures are there for the enjoyment of anyone at any time. If you have time to stop and smell the roses, you have time to drink in the awesome charm of the stones of the beach as presented in this fine book.
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HASH(0xa0e4bc6c) out of 5 stars Perfect Gift Aug. 2 2006
By B. Alton - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
I stumbled upon this book recently on Martha's Vineyard. It is a gem! Take the time to enjoy this book, with both prose and photos to appreciate the beach stones of your past, present and future. Buy it!


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