Inversions: A Catalog of Calligraphic Cartwheels, Scott Kim, BYTE Books, 1981, VG

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Kim, Scott, Douglas R. Hofstadter (Foreword), and Jef Raskin (Backword). Inversions: A Catalog of Calligraphic Cartwheels (Peterborough, NH: BYTE Books, 1981).
English, Very Good, SC, 4to or 8vo,  9" x 9 1/4," 125 pp., including illustrations, Bibliography, and Index.
ISBN: 0070345465

Red paper wrappers with white lettering to spine. Spine has faded to pink. Covers have fading along spine and slight wear to extremities, else clean and intact, binding tight. Pages have light age toning and slight edge wear to endpapers, else pristine and intact. Replete with black-and-white illustrations. Fascinating catalogue about inversions in art and typography. The works depicted herein encompass optical illusions, optical art (Op Art), calligraphy, and typography. Included are many illustrated examples of inversions in the visual arts, calligraphy, and typography. Subjects discussed in this catalogue include inverted words and names, historical and contemporary inversions, symmetry, letterforms, and inversions in music, literature (wordplay), and the arts. Authored by Scott Kim with a Foreword by Douglas R. Hofstadter and Backword by Jef Raskin. Published by BYTE Books, a division of McGraw-Hill.

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