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The Book of Tides
The Book of Tides
The Book of Tides

The Book of Tides

£20.00

  • An idiosyncratic, richly illustrated guide to Britain's rivers, seas and shores, for everyone who loves the water and the natural world - a Norwegian Wood for Britain's waters

    This is a book for those who want to understand better how the waters surrounding us affect our daily lives, how it imperceptibly but crucially shapes our actions, and has shaped our landscape for millennia. It's for anyone who knows and loves our coast, and who wants to understand, discover, surf, or sail it better.

    Inspired by his own witnessing of the power of the sea through travelling around Britain's coastline in a panel van with his young family, William Thomson tells the story of the cycles of the sea. He combines a lyrical, passionate narrative with graphically beautiful renderings of the main forms of water which affect Britain: Rip, Rapids, Swell, Stream, Tide, Wave, Whirlpool, Tsunami.

    The Book of Tides is a book for all of us who feel the pull of the sea and the tug of the tide.

    • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Quercus; 1st edition (13 Oct. 2016)
    • Language ‏ : ‎ English
    • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 224 pages
    • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1786480794
    • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1786480798
  • Standard delivery items are usually dispatched within 4 business days after the order has been placed. We aim to deliver UK orders within 5-7 business days. International delivery times vary depending on the location. 

    All deliveries are dispatched using Royal Mail or a tracked courier. All tracking information will be sent via email.

    Country Standard shipping Courier over £150
    UK £6.50 £15
    Europe £20 £35
    Rest of World £35 £50

     

    Please note overseas customers may find their orders are subject to import duties and taxes, which may be levied once a delivery reaches its destination country. These charges are the responsibility of the customer.

    Returns

    If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your purchase we will be happy to issue an exchange or refund within 30 days of receipt.

    An exchange or refund will be issued provided that you notify us before sending the item and that the item returned is in its original and unused condition, with all tags still attached.

    All refunds will be reimbursed via your original payment method.

    Postage and packaging costs are non-refundable, except in the event that the goods are faulty.

    To return your product, please mail it to: 

    Collective Matter, City Observatory, 38 Calton Hill, Edinburgh, EH7 5AA, UK

    Please include a note detailing why you are returning the item as well as your order number. 

    You will be responsible for paying for your own shipping costs for returning your item.