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By Martin Gardner (editor)

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9780486796864 | Dover Pubns, August 17, 2016, cover price $14.95

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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.

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9780521756136 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 30, 2014, cover price $44.99

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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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9780486482897, titled "The Country of the Blind: And Other Science Fiction Stories" | Dover Pubns, May 19, 2011, cover price $3.00
9780486295695 | Dover Pubns, April 22, 1997, cover price $3.00

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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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By Martin Gardner and Ken Jennings (contributor)

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9781402765032 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, October 5, 2010, cover price $8.95

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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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9780809087372 | Hill & Wang Pub, October 13, 2009, cover price $26.00

Miscellaneous:

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

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9780521756075 | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 6, 2009, cover price $59.99

Paperback:

9780521747011 | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 6, 2009, cover price $17.99

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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: 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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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

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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

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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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A history of Moore's famous yuletide poem describes how the figure of Santa Claus evolved
By Martin Gardner (editor)

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9781591023036 | Prometheus Books, August 5, 2005, cover price $32.99
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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