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The Resource How to use your eyes, James Elkins

How to use your eyes, James Elkins

Label
How to use your eyes
Title
How to use your eyes
Statement of responsibility
James Elkins
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QP475.5
LC item number
.E456 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
How to use your eyes, James Elkins
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-253)
Contents
  • Things made by man. How to look at a postage stamp -- How to look at a culvert -- How to look at an oil painting -- How to look at pavement -- How to look at an x-ray -- How to look at Linear B -- How to look at Chinese and Japanese scripts -- How to look at Egyptian hieroglyphs -- How to look at Egyptian scarabs -- How to look at an engineering drawing -- How to look at a rebus -- How to look at mandalas -- How to look at perspective pictures -- How to look at an alchemical emblem -- How to look at special effects -- How to look at the periodic table -- How to look at a map
  • Things made by nature. How to look at a shoulder -- How to look at a face -- How to look at a fingerprint -- How to look at grass -- How to lok at a twig -- How to look at sand -- How to look at moths' wings -- How to look at halos -- How to look at sunsets -- How to look at color -- How to look at the night -- How to look at mirages -- How to look at a crystal -- How to look at the inside of your eye -- How to look at nothing
  • Postscript. How do we look to a scallop?
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
xi, 258 p.
Isbn
9780415922548
Lccn
00036598
Note
  • Spec. Coll. Sontag copy is part of a collection (Collection 892). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Books from the library of Susan Sontag. Item is in box 435.
  • Spec. Coll. Sontag copy: Photo-illustrated dust jacket. Blue cloth over boards, stamped in gilt on spine. Cream endpapers.
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)43729106
  • ucoclc43729106
Label
How to use your eyes, James Elkins
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-253)
Contents
  • Things made by man. How to look at a postage stamp -- How to look at a culvert -- How to look at an oil painting -- How to look at pavement -- How to look at an x-ray -- How to look at Linear B -- How to look at Chinese and Japanese scripts -- How to look at Egyptian hieroglyphs -- How to look at Egyptian scarabs -- How to look at an engineering drawing -- How to look at a rebus -- How to look at mandalas -- How to look at perspective pictures -- How to look at an alchemical emblem -- How to look at special effects -- How to look at the periodic table -- How to look at a map
  • Things made by nature. How to look at a shoulder -- How to look at a face -- How to look at a fingerprint -- How to look at grass -- How to lok at a twig -- How to look at sand -- How to look at moths' wings -- How to look at halos -- How to look at sunsets -- How to look at color -- How to look at the night -- How to look at mirages -- How to look at a crystal -- How to look at the inside of your eye -- How to look at nothing
  • Postscript. How do we look to a scallop?
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
xi, 258 p.
Isbn
9780415922548
Lccn
00036598
Note
  • Spec. Coll. Sontag copy is part of a collection (Collection 892). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Books from the library of Susan Sontag. Item is in box 435.
  • Spec. Coll. Sontag copy: Photo-illustrated dust jacket. Blue cloth over boards, stamped in gilt on spine. Cream endpapers.
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)43729106
  • ucoclc43729106

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