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Snowflake Bentley DOUBLE SIGNED

Martin, Jacqueline Briggs

ISBN 10: 0395861624 / ISBN 13: 9780395861622
Verlag: Houghlin Mifflin, 1998
Gebraucht Zustand: Near Fine Hardcover
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Signed and dated in 2013 by the author, Jacqueline Briggs Martin signed and dated the book and Mary Azarian, the illustratior signed the book, who included a signed print of the Snowflake Bentley done during a series of demonstrations at schools long after book was published. Scans available. First Edition, SIXTH PRINTING. Book has light bruising to one corner and dustjacket has light fading at edge of it. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 016691

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Titel: Snowflake Bentley DOUBLE SIGNED

Verlag: Houghlin Mifflin

Erscheinungsdatum: 1998

Einband: Hard Cover

Illustrator: Azarian, Mary

Zustand:Near Fine

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Near Fine

Signiert: Signed by Both Author and Illustrator

Auflage: First Edition.

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"Wilson Bentley was fascinated by snow, in childhood and adulthood, and, practically speaking, is the one who 'discovered' snow crystals, by photographing them in all their variation. As a youngster, he was so taken with these little six-sided ice crystals that his parents scraped together their savings to buy him a camera with a microscope. From then on, despite his neighbors' amusement, he took hundreds of portraits of snowflakes. As an adult, he gave slide shows of his work, and when he was 66, a book was published of his photos - a book that is still in use today. Martin chronicles Bentley's life and his obsession in a main, poetic text, but provides additional facts in careful, snowflake-strewn sidebars. . . . This is a lyrical biographical tribute to a farmer, whose love of snow and careful camera work expanded both natural science and photography." "This picture-book biography beautifully captures the essence of the life and passion of Wilson A. Bentely. . . . The story of this man's life is written with graceful simplicity. . . . An inspiring selection." "A warm period look at a cold subject - snow - and one self-made scientist, Wilson A. Bentley, affectionately know as Snowflake. . . . The book exhibits a beautiful blend of Azarian's splendid woodcuts, a lyrical text, and factual sidebars. Bentley's dedication to his research is clearly evident, and the ridicule to which he was sometimes subjected is appropriately downplayed for a young audience. The illustrations, tinted with watercolors, depict the people, homes, meadows, and woods of turn-of-the-century Vermont countryside in accurate detail. Sources for the factual material are credited, and a final page features photographs of Bentley at work and three of his actual snowflake slides." Horn Book "Wilson Bentley was fascinated by snow, in childhood and adulthood, and, practically speaking, is the one who 'discovered' snow crystals, by photographing them in all their variation. As a youngster, he was so taken with these little six-sided ice crystals that his parents scraped together their savings to buy him a camera with a microscope. From then on, despite his neighbors' amusement, he took hundreds of portraits of snowflakes. As an adult, he gave slide shows of his work, and when he was 66, a book was published of his photos - a book that is still in use today. Martin chronicles Bentley's life and his obsession in a main, poetic text, but provides additional facts in careful, snowflake-strewn sidebars. . . . This is a lyrical biographical tribute to a farmer, whose love of snow and careful camera work expanded both natural science and photography." Kirkus Reviews "This picture-book biography beautifully captures the essence of the life and passion of Wilson A. Bentely. . . . The story of this man's life is written with graceful simplicity. . . . An inspiring selection." School Library Journal

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