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Pretor-Pinney, Gavin

The cloud collector's handbook / by Gavin Pretor-Pinney.

London : Sceptre, 2009.
Physical Description:
112 p. : col. ill. ; 15 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
QC921 .P74 2009
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Elisabeth Fairman
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Includes index.
BAC: British Art Center copy in publisher's original illustrated boards.
"You don't have to own something to collect it. You don't even have to hold it. You just have to notice it and record it. And that is what this is handbook is for. The entries will help you identify a whole range of distinctive cloud types, and some of the amazing optical effects produced by clouds as they scatter the sunlight."--Page 4.
"With 46 different clouds identified by stunning photographs and detailed descriptions, the handbook helps you: learn all the major cloud types; understand the science of the sky; earn cloud-collecting points; compare your cloudspotting skills with rivals; carry clouds in your pocket wherever you go ..."--Back cover.
Subject Terms:
Clouds -- Miscellanea.
Clouds -- Observers' manuals.
Cloud Appreciation Society.

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