Mirror mirror : a history of the human love affair with reflection / Mark Pendergrast.

Title: 
Mirror mirror : a history of the human love affair with reflection / Mark Pendergrast.

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Author/Artist: 
Pendergrast, Mark.
Publisher: 
New York : Basic Books, c2003.
Description: 
xii, 404 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
75855
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
NK8440.P39
Notes: 
Dust jacket has 2nd iteration of the word "mirror" in mirror-image.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [371]-385) and index.
Contents: 
The mirror of the soul --
Magic visions --
Fields of light --
The rational mirror --
Looking-glass literature --
A new way of seeing --
Grasping the universe --
Kaleidoscopic light waves --
Big eye --
The vanity business --
Celestial radios, divine x-rays --
Beyond Palomar --
Final reflections : illusions and realities.
ISBN: 
0465054706