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Impossible Optical Illusions

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ISBN-10: 1402718306

ISBN-13: 9781402718304

Edition: 2005

Authors: Al Seckel

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They defy the rules of space, but captivate the mind. Most of these visions can't exist in the real world--only here, where artists play with perspective in the most remarkable ways. "An Impossible Staircase" goes up and down endlessly, with no highest or lowest step. How is that possible? And take a look at a very unique elephant: would it have trouble walking on its unusually-constructed legs? From the strangely three twisted rings in "Cosmic Wheels" to a meandering Celtic knit that you can try to untie, all the images are mind-boggling.
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Book details

List price: $9.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.
Publication date: 8/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 8.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

Al Seckel is currently working on a comprehensive academic treatise on illusions for Massachusetts Institute of Technology and working in the Division of Computational and Neuronal Systems at Cal Tech in Pasadena. He lives in Pasadena, California.

Introduction
Impossible Illusions
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