# References

This is not meant to be a complete reference to all books and/or articles relating to Escher, but a survey of some books, articles and website that may be useful to the reader.

## Escher Related Books

*Escher on Escher: Exploring the Infinite*(Paperback) by M. C. Escher, J. W. Vermeulen, Karin Ford (Translator)

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams (1989); ISBN-10: 0810924145; ISBN-13: 978-0810924147

*M.C. Escher: Life and Complete Graphic Work*by J L Locher.

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams (1992); ISBN-10: 0810981130;ISBN-13: 978-0810981133

*M.C. Escher : 29 Master prints*(Paperback)by M. C. Escher

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams (1983);ISBN-10: 0810922681;ISBN-13: 978-0810922686

*The Magic of M. C. Escher*by J. L. Locker

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams (2000); ISBN-10: 0810967200; ISBN-13: 978-0810967205

*The Magic Mirror of M.C. Escher*(Taschen 25th Anniversary Series) by Bruno Ernst (Author), M. C. Escher

Publisher: Taschen; Taschen 25th Anniversary Ed edition (2007); ISBN-10: 3822837032; ISBN-13: 978-3822837030

*Visions of Symmetry - Notebooks, Periodic Drawings, and Related Work of M. C. Escher*by Doris Schattschneider

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams; 2 edition (2004);ISBN-10: 0810943085; ISBN-13: 978-0810943087

## Relevant Books

*Adventures With Impossible Figures*(Paperback)by Bruno Ernst.

Publisher: Tarquin (1987); ISBN-10: 0906212545; ISBN-13: 978-0906212547

*Impossible Worlds: Adventures With Impossible Objects / Optical Illusions*(Evergreen Series) (Paperback)by Bruno Ernst.

Publisher: Evergreen;(2006); ISBN-10: 3822854107; ISBN-13: 978-3822854105

*Tilings and Patterns by B. Grunbaum & G.C. Shepard*, W.H. Freeman and Company, New York, 1986, 700 pages.

## Articles

With thanks to Doris Schattschneider for most of these.

- Coxeter, H.S.M. "Crystal Symmetry and Its Generalizations", in "A Symposium on Symmetry.
*The Transactions of te Royal Society of Canada*LI: Series III: Section Three (June 1957): 1-13.

- Coxeter, H.S.M. "The non-Eucliden Symmetry of Escher's Picture 'Circle Limit III'."
*Leonardo*12 (1979): 19-25, 32

- Coxeter, H.S.M. "Angels and Devils." In
*The Mathematical Gardener*, ed. David A. LKlarner, 197-209 & Plate IV. Boston: Prindle, Weberr & Schmidt, 1981. Reprinted as*Mathematical recreations: A Collection in Honor of Martin Gardner*, Mineloa, NY: Dover, 1998

## Related Web Sites

**Geometry Related Sites:**

- [Jeff Weeks' Geometry Games ] Jeff Weeks’ Topology and Geometry Software. This includes the torus and klein-bottle games, Kali, Kaleidotile and more.

- [Spherical Easel] Spherical Easel is a program for creating interactive diagrams in spherical geometry.

- [Non-Euclid] A Java based program that allows one to explore hyperbolic geometry.

**Escher Related Sites:**

- [The Official Escher website] On this website you can find information about the use of M.C. Escher's work, a short biography, news, bibliography, links and some fun stuff like a Virtual Ride through some of his works.

**Tessellations:**

- [Tilings and Tessellations from ScienceU] This site has basic tiling information, the 17 wallpaper groups (animated!) and aperiodic & Penrose tilings.