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M.C. Escher kaleidocycles

Author: Doris Schattschneider; M C Escher; Wallace Walker
Publisher: Corte Madera, Calif. : Pomegranate Artbooks, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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This one-of-a-kind publication explores M.C. Escher's periodic drawings and their suitability as surface designs for Kaleidocycles--three-dimensional rings formed from chains of tetrahedra (four-sided geometric forms). Includes seventeen Kaleidocycle models, all printed with repeating patterns from Escher's drawings, and a lavishly illustrated (over eighty illustrations and diagrams) book giving assembly  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schattschneider, Doris.
M.C. Escher kaleidocycles.
Corte Madera, Calif. : Pomegranate Artbooks, 1987
(OCoLC)894686142
Named Person: M C Escher; M C Escher
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Doris Schattschneider; M C Escher; Wallace Walker
ISBN: 0876542089 9780876542088 0764931105 9780764931109
OCLC Number: 17827687
Notes: Includes 17 folded sheets of two-dimensional drawings which can be separated from their surrounding extra paper to form polyhedral forms.
Description: 1 portfolio (57 pages, 17 folded leaves of plates) : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: In three dimensions: Extensions of M.C. Escher's art --
Notes on the models --
Instructions for assembly of models --
Sources for more information.
Other Titles: Kaleidocycles.
Responsibility: Doris Schattschneider, Wallace Walker.

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This one-of-a-kind publication explores M.C. Escher's periodic drawings and their suitability as surface designs for Kaleidocycles--three-dimensional rings formed from chains of tetrahedra (four-sided geometric forms). Includes seventeen Kaleidocycle models, all printed with repeating patterns from Escher's drawings, and a lavishly illustrated (over eighty illustrations and diagrams) book giving assembly instructions.

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