Opprints Visual Illusions

Recommended Reading & Gazing.

Nick Wade has published several books covering the science, art and history of visual illusions. Many of these contain artwork and illusions similar to those shown in the Opprints gallery.

Picture of Book Cover Wade, Nicholas J. (2007)
Circles: Science, sense and symbol.
Dundee University Press. ISBN10: 1 84586 019 5, ISBN13: 978 1 84586 019 6
Available from the author. You can contact him at n.j.wade@dundee.ac.uk
image Marco Piccolino and Nicholas J. Wade (2007)
Insegne Ambigue: Percosi obliqui tra storia, scienza e arte da Galileo a Magritte.
Edizioni ETS. ISBN 978 884671736 8
Available from the Edizioni ETS.
Picture of Book Cover Wade, Nicholas J. and Tatler, Benjamin W. (2005)
The Moving Tablet of the Eye: the origins of modern eye movement research.
Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-856616-6 (Hardback) and ISBN 0-19-856617-4 (Paperback)
Available from the OUP.
Picture of Book Cover Wade, Nicholas J. (2005)
Perception and Illusion: Historical Perspectives.
Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. ISBN 0-387-22722-9
Available from Springer.
Wade, N. J. (2003) (Ed.)
Müller's Elements of Physiology. 4 vols.
Bristol: Thoemmes. ISBN 1843710404
Available from Thoemmes.
Picture of Book Cover Wade, N. J. (2002)
Destined for Distinguished Oblivion: The Scientific Vision of William Charles Wells (1757-1817).
New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers. ISBN 0306473852
Available from Springer.
Wade, N. J. (2002) (Ed.)
Thomas Young's Lectures on Natural Philosophy and the Mechanical Arts.
Bristol: Thoemmes Press. ISBN 1855069458
Available from Thoemmes.
Picture of Book Cover Wade, N.J., and Swanston, M. (2001)
Visual Perception: An Introduction.
2nd. ed. Psychology Press, Hove. ISBN 1841692034 and 1841692042
Available from Taylor and Francis Group
Picture of Book Cover Wade, N. J., and Brozek, J. (2001)
Purkinje's Vision. The Dawning of Neuroscience.
Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. ISBN 080583642X
Available from Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
Wade, N. J. (2000) (Ed.)
The Emergence of Neuroscience in the Nineteenth Century.
8 vols. London: Routledge/Thoemmes Press. ISBN 0415228395
Wade, N. J. (2000) (Ed.)
Helmholtz's Treatise on Physiological Optics.
3 vols. Bristol: Thoemmes Press. ISBN 1855068311
Available from Thoemmes
Picture of Book Cover Wade, N. J. (1998)
A Natural History of Vision.
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. ISBN 0262231948
Available from MIT Press
Picture of Book Cover Wade, N. (1995)
Psychologists in Word and Image.
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. ISBN 0262731126
Available from MIT Press (MIT CogNet)
Picture of the cover of the Korean translation Cover from the Korean translation of Psychologists in Word and Image.
Picture of Book Cover Wade, N. (1990)
Visual Allusions: Pictures of Perception.
London: Lawrence Erlbaum. ISBN 0863771300
Available from Amazon
Picture of the cover of the Japanese translation Cover from the Japanese translation of Visual Allusions: Pictures of Perception.
Picture of Book Cover Wade, N.J. (1983) (Ed.)
Brewster and Wheatstone on Vision.
London: Academic Press. ISBN 012729550X
Out of print
Picture of Book Cover Wade, N. (1982)
The Art and Science of Visual Illusions.
London: Routledge & Kegan Paul. ISBN 0710008686
Out of print, but available from the author. You can contact him at n.j.wade@dundee.ac.uk
Picture of the cover of the Japanese translation Cover from the Japanese translation of The Art and Science of Visual Illusions.