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The Cloud Collector's Handbook

By Gavin Pretor-Pinney

5 x 7 in; 144 pp;
150 full-color images/photographs throughout
Hardcover
February 2011
ISBN 9780811875424
ISBN10 0811875423

SKU# 9780811875424

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The perfect incentive for keeping your head in the clouds, The Cloud Collector's Handbook is a whimsical guide to the wonders of the sky. Throughout, author and cloud expert Gavin Pretor-Pinney catalogs a variety of clouds and gives readers point...
The Cloud Collector's Handbook


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The Cloud Collector's Handbook

The perfect incentive for keeping your head in the clouds, The Cloud Collector's Handbook is a whimsical guide to the wonders of the sky. Throughout, author and cloud expert Gavin Pretor-Pinney catalogs a variety of clouds and gives readers points for spotting them and recording their finds. This fun and useful book features gorgeous full-color photographs that showcase a new type of cloud on every spread, from fluffy cumulus to the super rare horseshoe vortex to the wispy noctilucent clouds that hang at the fringes of space. Sure to be a hit with both aspiring and seasoned cloud gazers, this clever handbook will have everyone looking up.

 

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5 x 7 in; 144 pp;
150 full-color images/photographs throughout
Hardcover
February 2011
ISBN 9780811875424
ISBN10 0811875423
Gavin Pretor-Pinney is the founder of the Cloud Appreciation Society, a global organization that fights "blue-sky thinking." He is also the co-founder and creative director of The Idler magazine and author of the best-selling The Cloudspotter's Guide. He lives in Somerset, England.

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The Cloud Collector's handbook

The Cloud Collector's handbook

12/19/11| carla
Interesting and gives new meaning to "looking up!"