Tag Archives: Guidebooks

Rocks and Minerals (Smithsonian Handbooks), by Chris Pellant: A Review

I’ve spent a lot of time in my life with a variety¬†of different field guides, especially mineralogy field guides. In fact, I’ve already reviewed the first one that I ever owned elsewhere. Furthermore, if I run across a new one … Continue reading

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The Backyard Astronomer’s Guide (Revised Edition), by Terence Dickinson & Alan Dyer: A Review

In another incarnation of another life, I used to work in a sort of hobby store which sold, among other things, telescopes. When I started work there, I knew little to nothing about the intricacies of magnification and filters, but … Continue reading

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