Have one to sell? Sell yours here
Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Colour:
Image not available

 
Tell the Publisher!
Id like to read this book on Kindle

Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App.

Amazing Optical Illusions [Paperback]

Gianni A. Sarcone , Marie-Jo Waeber


Available from these sellers.



Product details


More About the Authors

Discover books, learn about writers, and more.

Inside This Book (Learn More)
First Sentence
Are the squares really tilting to the left? No; they are all perfectly upright squares. Read the first page
Browse Sample Pages
Front Cover | Copyright | Table of Contents | Excerpt | Back Cover
Search inside this book:

Sell a Digital Version of This Book in the Kindle Store

If you are a publisher or author and hold the digital rights to a book, you can sell a digital version of it in our Kindle Store. Learn more

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet on Amazon.co.uk.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)
Amazon.com: 5.0 out of 5 stars  1 review
5.0 out of 5 stars Buying Optical Ilusion books can be trickier than some of the illusions found in these books. 29 Aug 2012
By J. Guild - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
I have loved and been entertained by Optical Illusions for several decades.I have quite a number of them in my collection and have written Reviews on at lesst 9 and I listed them in the Review I posted for "Amazing Visual Illusions" by the same authors,on December 10,2011.
If this is the first book of Optical Illusions ,it is an excellent choice.However;if you already have several different ones,and particularly by these authors ;be careful as I have detailed in my other Reviews.
I took a chance when I bought this one and was very pleased with it.However,I was prepared to be disappointed.Although the cover of mine is the same as shown here,the number of pages and illusions is the same;the one here is by the same publisher,SevenOaks as is mine,but mine has a publication date of 2006 where the one listed here is 2007.
There have been many books of Optical Illusions by many different authors and publishers.There is a lot of duplication of these illusions as well as different versions of the same principle.
This particular book ,is by two of the best and most prolific in the field,and they give a very good introduction of the principles involved in these illusions.Most of the illusions are original,while at the same time different versions of the same principle.The illusions are presented in 6 Galleries with notes accompaning each Galley.In another section ,"Classic Optical Illusions" they show illustrate 18 types of Illusions and the names that have been given to them;in most cases "the Inventors".A Glossary of 11 terms applied to Optical Illusions;and also a very brief list of other books and Websites for further exploration;is also included.
There is always something new and different coming from the artists that excel in this field,so if you have seen a book of Optical Illusions published a decade or more ago,you'll be surprised at what some of the newer books have to offer..

"A world without problems is an illusion;so is a world without solutions."
..... Gianni Sarcone
Was this review helpful?   Let us know

Customer Discussions

This product's forum
Discussion Replies Latest Post
No discussions yet

Ask questions, Share opinions, Gain insight
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 

Search Customer Discussions
Search all Amazon discussions
   


Look for similar items by category


Feedback