By Kenneth Libbrecht
A adorable giftbook choked with excellent colour microphotography of actual snow crystals by way of Dr. Snow—Caltech physicist Kenneth Libbrecht. His images of snowflakes have seemed in nationwide Geographic, the recent York instances, and at the Martha Stewart convey, in addition to various different areas. This thick "cube" e-book is filled with a blizzard's worthy of wonderful photographs in addition to literary prices at the fantastic thing about snow
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