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Product Description: For two decades, self-taught mathematician Henry E. Dudeney wrote a puzzle page, "Perplexities," for The Strand Magazine. Martin Gardner, longtime editor of Scientific American's mathematical games column, hailed Dudeney as "England's greatest maker of puzzles," unsurpassed in the quantity and quality of his inventions...read more
By Martin Gardner (editor)

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9780486796864 | Dover Pubns, August 17, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: For two decades, self-taught mathematician Henry E.

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Product Description: The hangman's paradox, cat's cradle, gambling, peg solitaire, pi and e. All these and more are back, in Martin Gardner's inimitable style, with updates on new developments and discoveries. Read about how knots and molecules are related, take a trip into the fourth dimension, try out new dissections of stars, crosses and polygons, and challenge yourself with new twists on classic games...read more

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9780521756136 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 30, 2014, cover price $44.99 | About this edition: The hangman's paradox, cat's cradle, gambling, peg solitaire, pi and e.

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9780521758710 | New edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, September 30, 2014), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: The hangman's paradox, cat's cradle, gambling, peg solitaire, pi and e.

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Product Description: "In the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king." Or is he? In H. G. Wells' acclaimed tale, a stranded mountaineer encounters an isolated society in which his apparent advantage proves less than valuable. This thought-provoking fable is accompanied by other short stories, including "The Star," a gripping tale about a massive celestial object hurtling toward the Earth, as well as "The New Accelerator," "The Remarkable Case of Davidson's Eyes," "Under the Knife," and "The Queer Story of Brownlow's Newspaper...read more

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9780486482897, titled "The Country of the Blind: And Other Science Fiction Stories" | Dover Pubns, May 19, 2011, cover price $3.00 | About this edition: "In the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.
9780486295695 | Dover Pubns, April 22, 1997, cover price $3.00 | About this edition: Six entertaining short stories from the foremost science-fiction writer of the early 20th century include "The Star," a gripping tale about a massive celestial object hurtling toward the Earth, as well as "The New Accelerator," "The Remarkable Case of Davidson's Eyes," "Under the Knife," and two others.

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Product Description: After concluding the fourteenth volume of his popular series, L. Frank Baum returned to the land of Oz in 1914 with six short stories featuring Dorothy, Toto, and other beloved characters. Written for slightly younger readers, these hard-to-find tales offer a fine introduction to Baum's enchanted world...read more
By Martin Gardner (introduced by)

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9780486476445 | Dover Pubns, September 15, 2011, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: After concluding the fourteenth volume of his popular series, L.

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Product Description: A true pioneer in the field of recreational mathematics, Martin Gardner has been wrangling words for decades, and his latest opus is nothing short of extraordinary. From amazing anagrams and silly spoonerisms to alphamagic squares and cryptarithms, this mind-bending compendium is chock-full of whimsical forms of wordplay that are sure to have sesquipedalian scholars and limber-minded logophiles racking their brains in delight...read more
By Martin Gardner and Ken Jennings (contributor)

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9781402765032 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, October 5, 2010, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: A true pioneer in the field of recreational mathematics, Martin Gardner has been wrangling words for decades, and his latest opus is nothing short of extraordinary.

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Product Description: Take your brain for a jog around an entertaining collection of wildly clever twisters, illustrated with zany and delightful drawings. Many play with clues that are numbers, letters, or words. Others use tricky visuals to tease the mind...read more
By Martin Gardner and V. G. Myers (illustrator)

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9780806971865 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, April 1, 2001, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Offers a series a puzzles featuring puns, anagrams, missing letters, and other verbal tricks.

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9780806976853 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, March 1, 2002, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Take your brain for a jog around an entertaining collection of wildly clever twisters, illustrated with zany and delightful drawings.

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Product Description: A barber in Chicago says he'd rather cut the hair of ten red-headed men than the hair of one brown-haired man. Can you guess why?Ask Professor Picanumba, a master of riddles who carries dozens of surefire tricks up his sleeve. He'll show you how to astonish your friends and family by predicting the answers to 88 word and number challenges...read more
By Jeff Sinclair (illustrator)

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9780486474953 | Dover Pubns, January 14, 2010, cover price $4.99 | About this edition: A barber in Chicago says he'd rather cut the hair of ten red-headed men than the hair of one brown-haired man.
9780806920498 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, October 1, 1999, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: A collection of math tricks using the magic of numbers in which the marvelous Professor Picanumba can seemingly predict random events in dozens of numerical exercises.

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Product Description: Best known as the longtime writer of the Mathematical Games column for Scientific American—which introduced generations of readers to the joys of recreational mathematics—Martin Gardner has for decades pursued a parallel career as a devastatingly effective debunker of what he once famously dubbed “fads and fallacies in the name of science...read more

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9780809087372 | Hill & Wang Pub, October 13, 2009, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Best known as the longtime writer of the Mathematical Games column for Scientific American—which introduced generations of readers to the joys of recreational mathematics—Martin Gardner has for decades pursued a parallel career as a devastatingly effective debunker of what he once famously dubbed “fads and fallacies in the name of science.

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9781429935548 | Hill & Wang Pub, October 13, 2009, cover price $12.99

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Product Description: Packing spheres, Reversi, braids, polyominoes, board games, and the puzzles of Lewis Carroll. These and other mathematical diversions return to readers with updates to all the chapters, including new game variations, proofs, and other developments and discoveries...read more

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9780521756075 | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 6, 2009, cover price $59.99 | About this edition: Packing spheres, Reversi, braids, polyominoes, board games, and the puzzles of Lewis Carroll.

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9780521747011 | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 6, 2009, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Packing spheres, Reversi, braids, polyominoes, board games, and the puzzles of Lewis Carroll.

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Product Description: Enter into one of the twentieth century's liveliest and most articulate minds with this long-unavailable book of delights. This jolly medley of drawings, fables, and poetry—all laced with satirical wit—abounds in G. K. Chesterton's unique combination of whimsy and profundity...read more
By Martin Gardner (other contributor)

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9780486471150 | Dover Pubns, March 26, 2009, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Enter into one of the twentieth century's liveliest and most articulate minds with this long-unavailable book of delights.

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Product Description: Martin Gardner continues to delight readers in Origami, Eleusis, and the Soma Cube, the second volume in the new Cambridge series, The New Martin Gardner Mathematical Library, based off his enormously popular Scientific American columns...read more

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9780521756105 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, September 30, 2008), cover price $59.99 | About this edition: Martin Gardner continues to delight readers in Origami, Eleusis, and the Soma Cube, the second volume in the new Cambridge series, The New Martin Gardner Mathematical Library, based off his enormously popular Scientific American columns.

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9780521735247 | 1 reprint edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, September 30, 2008), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Martin Gardner continues to delight readers in Origami, Eleusis, and the Soma Cube, the second volume in the new Cambridge series, The New Martin Gardner Mathematical Library, based off his enormously popular Scientific American columns.

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Traces the history of the Urantia book, which was supposedly channeled by unseen higher beings, revealing information about modern science and details about the life of Jesus

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9780879759551 | Prometheus Books, April 1, 1995, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: Traces the history of the Urantia book, which was supposedly channeled by unseen higher beings, revealing information about modern science and details about the life of Jesus

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Product Description: For over fifty years Martin Gardner has been delighting readers with elegant, witty, and highly intelligent writing on an amazing array of topics. Best known for his works on popular science and mathematics, and as an incisive skeptical commentator on the paranormal, Gardner is also an accomplished writer of children's literature, a novelist, and a prolific essayist on religion, philosophy, and other issues...read more

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9781591025658 | Prometheus Books, November 30, 2007, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: For over fifty years Martin Gardner has been delighting readers with elegant, witty, and highly intelligent writing on an amazing array of topics.

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Product Description: Originally published in 1935, here is Martin Gardner's collection of more than 70 impromptu tricks with matches. A Brownstone Classic of Magic.

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9781434496522 | Lightning Source Inc, November 30, 2007, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Originally published in 1935, here is Martin Gardner's collection of more than 70 impromptu tricks with matches.

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9788420605494, titled "El ahorcamiento inesperado y otros entretenimientos matematicos / The unexpected hanging and other mathematical entertainment" | Poc edition (Alianza Editorial Sa, June 30, 2007), cover price $20.95

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Product Description: Madrid. 19 cm. 396 p. Encuadernación en tapa blanda de editorial ilustrada. Colección 'Ciencia y técnica', numero coleccion(1463.). Gardner, Martin 1914-2010. Traducción de: The new age. Notes ofa fringe watcher. Nueva Era. El libro de bolsillo (Alianza Editorial)...read more

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9788420604633, titled "La nueva era / The New Era: Notas De Un Observador De Lo Marginal" | Poc edition (Alianza Editorial Sa, June 30, 2007), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Madrid.

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Product Description: Rare book

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9788420603667, titled "La ciencia / Science: Lo Bueno, Lo Malo Y Lo Falso" | Poc edition (Alianza Editorial Sa, June 30, 2007), cover price $20.95 | About this edition: Rare book

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Product Description: Of all of Martin Gardners writings, none gained him a wider audience or was more central to his reputation than his Mathematical Recreations column in Scientific American - which virtually defined the genre of popular mathematics writing for a generation...read more

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9780387949291 | Copernicus Books, September 1, 1997, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Of all of Martin Gardner\'s writings, none gained him a wider audience or was more central to his reputation than his Mathematical Recreations column in Scientific American\", which virtually defined the genre of popular mathematics writing for a generation.

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9780387258270 | Copernicus Books, March 31, 2007, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Of all of Martin Gardners writings, none gained him a wider audience or was more central to his reputation than his Mathematical Recreations column in Scientific American - which virtually defined the genre of popular mathematics writing for a generation.

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The entertaining epic about ten men who join a strange expedition in pursuit of an elusive and remarkable animal known as the Snark is accompanied by distinctive, original illustrations, a detailed bibliography, and informative annotations that provide a close-up look at the text and the many literary, linguistic, and mathematical references embedded in th text.
By Lewis Carroll, Martin Gardner (editor), Adam Gopnik (introduced by) and Henry Holiday (illustrator)

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9780393062427 | W W Norton & Co Inc, October 1, 2006, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: The epic about ten men who join a strange expedition in pursuit of an elusive and remarkable animal known as the Snark is accompanied by original illustrations, a detailed bibliography, and annotations that provide a close-up look at the text.

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Provides mathematical puzzles that are designed to stregthen creative problem-solving by encouraging the discovery of simple solutions to seemingly complex problems.

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9780883855515 | Mathematical Assn of Amer, August 30, 2006, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: Provides mathematical puzzles that are designed to stregthen creative problem-solving by encouraging the discovery of simple solutions to seemingly complex problems.

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By Martin Gardner (editor)

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9780764934216 | Pag edition (Pomegranate, June 15, 2006), cover price $12.99

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The renowned provocateur of popular math presents a collection of his widely recognized short puzzles--along with a few new ones--that explore chess, physics, probability, and topology, among other topics.

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9780393061147 | W W Norton & Co Inc, December 12, 2005, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The renowned provocateur of popular math presents a collection of his widely recognized short puzzles--along with a few new ones--that explore chess, physics, probability, and topology, among other topics.

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Product Description: "What makes Gardner so appealing is his ease in exploring deep ideas . . . and making them accessible to the interested but nontechnical reader. This is a special talent and no one has ever displayed it quite as well as he does." — Los Angeles Times"Absorbing; enlightening; lucid; witty; inventive...read more

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9780486442440, titled "The New Ambidextrous Universe: Symmetry And Asymmetry From Mirror Reflections To Superstrings" | 3 revised edition (Dover Pubns, July 26, 2005), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: "What makes Gardner so appealing is his ease in exploring deep ideas .
9780716720935 | 3 revised edition (W H Freeman & Co, September 1, 1991), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Martin Gardner takes an entertaining look at one of man's most puzzling questions: Is the universe symmetrical?

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By Martin Gardner (editor)

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9780486447025 | Dover Pubns, August 31, 2005, cover price $1.30

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Product Description: These familiar words begin the classic poem that has become a staple of America's annual Christmas ritual along with Dickens's A Christmas Carol and Dr. Seuss's The Grinch Who Stole Christmas. But how many people know anything about the origin and history of this enduring holiday favorite? In this engrossing, superbly researched, and beautifully illustrated book, Martin Gardner traces the beginnings of this beloved poem and its gradual rise to fame as an indispensable part of our yearly Christmas celebration...read more
By Martin Gardner (editor)

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9781591023036 | Prometheus Books, August 5, 2005, cover price $32.99 | About this edition: These familiar words begin the classic poem that has become a staple of America's annual Christmas ritual along with Dickens's A Christmas Carol and Dr.
9780671708399 | Summit Books, October 1, 1991, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: A history of Moore's famous yuletide poem describes how the figure of Santa Claus evolved

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