A charming, evocative collection of stunning photographs that summons up the essence of the pleasure generation after generation has derived from being by the sea. From classic bathing beauties, brass bands and ice creams on the sea front, to funfairs and pleasure domes, this book captures the essence of the seaside with vivid colour and black-and-white archive photography. Acclaimed novelist Joseph Connelly brings to life the excitement, eccentricity, charm and laughter of the seaside. Wish you were here? You already are.

Beside the Seaside 1999, Miller's Publications, London

ISBN-13: 9781840001648


Beside the Seaside 1999, Mitchell Beazley, London

ISBN-13: 9781840006308

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