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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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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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A pocket book of riddles, full of fun and illustrations

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9780716713616 | W H Freeman & Co, April 1, 1982, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A pocket book of riddles, full of fun and illustrations

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Mathematical puzzles are designed to strengthen creative problem-solving by encouraging the discovery of simple solutions to seemingly complex problems

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9780716710172 | W H Freeman & Co, June 1, 1978, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Mathematical puzzles are designed to strengthen creative problem-solving by encouraging the discovery of simple solutions to seemingly complex problems

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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: The Ambidextrous Universe is a popular science book by Martin Gardner (1914-2010) covering aspects of symmetry and asymmetry in human culture, science and the wider universe. The book begins with the subject of mirror reflection, and from there passes through symmetry in geometry, poetry, art, music, galaxies, suns, planets and living organisms...read more

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9780684157900 | Scribner, March 1, 1980, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: The Ambidextrous Universe is a popular science book by Martin Gardner (1914-2010) covering aspects of symmetry and asymmetry in human culture, science and the wider universe.

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The classic Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, collected under one cover, include notes from Martin Gardner on the meanings behind the words and solutions to the riddles buried in the famous text. (view table of contents)

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9780393048476 | Upd sub edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, November 1, 1999), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The classic Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, collected under one cover, include notes from Martin Gardner on the meanings behind the words and solutions to the riddles buried in the famous text.

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Product Description: Coleridge's greatest work, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, is utterly unique, unlike any other ballad. No narrative poem has rivaled it in combining scenes of terror with scenes of incomparable beauty. Although enormously popular in the nineteenth century, it is seldom read or studied today...read more
By Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Gustave Dore (illustrator) and Martin Gardner (introduced by)

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9781591021254 | 2 sub edition (Prometheus Books, September 1, 2003), cover price $32.99 | About this edition: Coleridge's greatest work, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, is utterly unique, unlike any other ballad.

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Product Description: Entertaining tribute to the immortal slugger tells the story behind one of America’s best-loved poems. Includes introductory material on author Ernest L. Thayer, complete original version of poem and a profusion of amusing sequels and parodies, among them Casey’s Revenge, by Grantland Rice, Why Casey Whiffed, by Don Fairbairn; and Casey’s Sister at the Bat, by James O’Dea...read more
By Martin Gardner (editor)

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9780486285986 | 3 revised edition (Dover Pubns, October 1, 1995), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Entertaining tribute to the immortal slugger tells the story behind one of America’s best-loved poems.
9780226282633, titled "Annotated Casey at the Bat: A Collection of Ballads About the Mighty Casey" | 2 sub edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, March 1, 1984), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Relates the story behind these celebrated poems

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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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Product Description: Father Brown, an ordinary priest whose unremarkable exterior conceals extraordinary crime-solving ability, is celebrated for his solutions to metaphysical mysteries, a genre perfected by his creator, G. K. Chesterton. More than lighthearted comedies built around puzzling crimes, these superbly written tales contain deeply perceptive philosophical reflections...read more

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9780486298597 | Dover Pubns, July 7, 1997, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Father Brown, an ordinary priest whose unremarkable exterior conceals extraordinary crime-solving ability, is celebrated for his solutions to metaphysical mysteries, a genre perfected by his creator, G.

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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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Product Description: Book by Gardner, Martin, Chesterton, G. K. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780898707441 | Ignatius Pr, October 1, 1999, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Book by Gardner, Martin, Chesterton, G.

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Praising rationality and common sense over superstition, the author of The Colossal Book of Mathematics and Did Adam and Eve Have Navels? takes on a broad range of scientific topics, hoping to debunk some of the myths that easily propagate in an uncritical society.

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9780393057423 | 1 edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, July 1, 2003), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Praising rationality and common sense over superstition, the author examines a broad range of scientific topics in an attempt to debunk some of the myths that propagate in an uncritical society.

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Praising rationality and common sense over superstition, the author of The Colossal Book of Mathematics and Did Adam and Eve Have Navels? takes on a broad range of scientific topics, hoping to debunk some of the myths that easily propagate in an uncritical society. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

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9780393325720 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, July 1, 2004), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Praising rationality and common sense over superstition, the author of The Colossal Book of Mathematics and Did Adam and Eve Have Navels?

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Product Description: The 126 poems in this superb collection of 19th- and 20th-century British and American verse range from the impassioned "Renascence" of Edna St. Vincent Millay to Edward Lear's whimsical "The Owl and the Pussycat" and James Whitcomb Riley’s homespun "When the Frost Is on the Punkin...read more
By Martin Gardner (editor)

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9780486271651 | Dover Pubns, August 1, 1992, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: The 126 poems in this superb collection of 19th- and 20th-century British and American verse range from the impassioned "Renascence" of Edna St.

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Product Description: A truck driver goes three blocks in the wrong direction down a one-way street...without breaking the law! How can that be? That's just one of the many brain bafflers, knotty problems, mind teasers, and tricky tactics that will have you scratching your head and puzzling it out...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780806949956 | Min edition (Sterling Pub Co Inc, March 1, 2000), cover price $2.95 | About this edition: A truck driver goes three blocks in the wrong direction down a one-way street.

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A new version of this classic math primer explains the timeless theories of calculus in a contemporary and comprehensible way, with updated method and terminology, and twenty new recreational problems for practice and enjoyment. 20,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

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9780312185480 | Rev sub edition (St Martins Pr, October 15, 1998), cover price $25.99 | About this edition: Updates the classic calculus primer

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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: A partir de 1957, y durante más de veinte años, Martin Gardner publicó una sección de pasatiempos matemáticos en la revista «Scientific Ame-rican» que alcanzó un gran éxito. Cir-co matemático se ocupa de temas tan interesantes como las ilusiones ópticas, las esferas e hiperesferas, los pa-seos aleatorios, los números cícli...read more

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9788420619378, titled "Circo matematico / Mathematical Circus" | Poc edition (Alianza Editorial Sa, June 30, 2005), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A partir de 1957, y durante más de veinte años, Martin Gardner publicó una sección de pasatiempos matemáticos en la revista «Scientific Ame-rican» que alcanzó un gran éxito.

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Product Description: "From math, science, and logic puzzlers to word games to what's-wrong-with-this-picture challenges. Cartoon illustrations give the book pick-me-up appeal, but it's the games themselves that will keep readers going as they match wits with Gardner, challenge their friends, or simply read along and look up the answers in the back...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Martin Gardner and Jeff Sinclair (illustrator)

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9780806912608 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, December 1, 1994, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A collection of word games, picture puzzles, tricky questions, and other puzzles

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9780806912615 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, December 31, 1995, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: "From math, science, and logic puzzlers to word games to what's-wrong-with-this-picture challenges.

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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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Explains various methods used in cryptography and presents examples to help readers in breaking secret codes

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9780486247618, titled "Codes, Ciphers and Secret Writing" | Dover Pubns, October 1, 1984, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Explains various methods used in cryptography and presents examples to help readers in breaking secret codes

School and Library:

9780671652012 | Simon & Schuster, October 1, 1972, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Explains in simple terms how to encode and decode messages in various ciphers, describes coding machines, and gives formulas for invisible ink.

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The author of Did Adam and Eve Have Navels? presents a selection of the finest pieces from his Scientific American 'Mathematical Games' column, presenting a wide range of mind-bending mathematical puzzles and concepts that range from arithmetic and geometrical games to the meaning of M. C. Escher's artwork. 17,500 first printing. (view table of contents)

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9780393020236 | W W Norton & Co Inc, August 1, 2001, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The author presents a selection of pieces from his Scientific American 'Mathematical Games' column, presenting puzzles and concepts that range from arithmetic and geometrical games to the meaning of M.

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