EAN-139780810927261   EAN-13 barcode 9780810927261
Product NameHow To Look At Everything
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionHeight:7.9 inches / Length:0.46 inches / Weight:0.7 pounds / Width:5.96 inches
Amazon.comA Buy on Amazon ~ 0810927268
Price New8.15 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Price Used0.01 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Width0.5 inches    (convert)
Height8 inches    (convert)
Length6 inches    (convert)
Weight17.6 ounces    (convert)
AuthorDavid Finn
Page Count144
FeaturesUsed Book in Good Condition
Long DescriptionBy simply learning how to look at the world around us more creatively we can experience life more fully, David Finn assures us. In this newest title in Abrams' popular "How to Look at..". series, the acclaimed photographer reveals -- in a charming, intimate, conversational text and evocative photographs -- how to develop an enriched way of seeing.Writing on such themes as "the mind's eye", "the gift of light", and "forms that shape our lives", Finn, who has authored three previous titles in the "How to Look at..". series, implores readers to experience the world visually with sensitivity, imagination, and passion. He shares his own personal view of how to enjoy more intensely the pleasures that make life truly worth living: beautiful sights, fascinating objects, shared experiences, and warm companionship.
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ISBN stands for International Standard Book Number. Originally this was a 10 digit number known as ISBN-10, but has been replaced with a 13 digit version known as ISBN-13 (aka EAN-13) to better fit in with the industry standard product numbering system.

The ISBN system offers a unique numbering system for books and publications of various types. ISBN offers 9 identification digits for each book or publication and one check digit. ISBN-13 expands the available number set by doubling the available numbers. You might think that the extra three digits would more than double the available numbers but ISBN is limited within the EAN-13 numbering system and will always start with 978 or 979 as the first three digits, leaving only 9 more digits for the actual identification digits and again the last digit is the check digit.

Any ISBN-10 number can be converted to ISBN-13. Any ISBN-13 number that starts with 978 can be converted back to ISBN-10. ISBN-13 numbers that start with 979 cannot be converted to ISBN-10.

The conversion process from ISBN-10 to ISBN-13 is a rather simple one. Start with the first 9 digits of the ISBN-10 number, place 978 in front and calculate the new check digit using the standard EAN check digit calculation.

If you want to calculate the check digit for ISBN-10, that is done using a MOD-11 calculation that is very different than the EAN check digit process.


Look at the number above and below the barcode. You will see that except for the last digit in the ISBN number, all of the digits exist in the 13 digit version shown under the barcode right after the 978 and just before the new check digit of 5.

Now you can see how easy it is to convert between ISBN-10 and ISBN-13.