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Presents ninety-five tricks and short experiments, each with a supply list and simple explanation as to why it works and involving such common items as pencils, playing cards, magnets, and plastic cups.
By Martin Gardner and Bob Steimle (illustrator)

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9781402709104 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, September 14, 2004, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Presents ninety-five tricks and short experiments, each with a supply list and simple explanation as to why it works and involving such common items as pencils, playing cards, magnets, and plastic cups.

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9781402722202 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, October 1, 2005, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Presents ninety-five tricks and short experiments, each with a supply list and simple explanation as to why it works and involving such common items as pencils, playing cards, magnets, and plastic cups.

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Product Description: This book contains scores of intriguing puzzles and paradoxes from Lewis Carroll, the author of Alice in Wonderland, whose interests ranged from inventing new games like Arithmetical Croquet to important problems in symbolic logic and propositional calculus...read more

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9780387946733, titled "The Universe in a Handkerchief: Lewis Carroll's Mathematical Recreations, Games, Puzzles, and Word Plays" | Copernicus Books, April 1, 1996, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: This book contains scores of intriguing puzzles and paradoxes from Lewis Carroll, the author of Alice in Wonderland, whose interests ranged from inventing new games like Arithmetical Croquet to important problems in symbolic logic and propositional calculus.

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9780387256412 | Copernicus Books, July 1, 2005, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This book contains scores of intriguing puzzles and paradoxes from Lewis Carroll, the author of Alice in Wonderland, whose interests ranged from inventing new games like Arithmetical Croquet to important problems in symbolic logic and propositional calculus.

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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: Rare book: Price in USD

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9788420600918, titled "Maquinas y diagramas logicos / Machines and Logic Diagrams" | Poc edition (Alianza Editorial Sa, June 30, 2005), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Rare book: Price in USD

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Product Description: Rare book: Price in USD

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9788420613918, titled "Nuevos pasatiempos matematicos / New mathematical pastimes" | Poc edition (Alianza Editorial Sa, June 30, 2005), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Rare book: Price in USD

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Product Description: Alianza Editorial. Madrid. 1984. 18 cm. 322 p. il. Encuadernación en tapa blanda de editorial ilustrada. Colección 'El Libro de bolsillo', 1023. Sección Humanidades. Gardner, Martin 1914-2010. Traductor, Luis Bou. Traducción de: Mathematical magic show...read more

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9788420600239, titled "Festival magico-matematico / Magic-Mathematical Festival" | Poc edition (Alianza Editorial Sa, June 30, 2005), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Alianza Editorial.

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Product Description: The entire collection of Martin Gardner's Scientific American columns on one searchable CD! Martin Gardner’s “Mathematical Games” column ran in Scientific American from 1956 to 1986. In these columns Gardner introduced hundreds of thousands of readers to the delights of mathematics and of puzzles and problem solving...read more

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9780883855454 | Cdr edition (Mathematical Assn of Amer, May 5, 2005), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: The entire collection of Martin Gardner's Scientific American columns on one searchable CD!

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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: "I have always been intrigued by fringe science," writes Martin Gardner in the preface to this book, "perhaps for the same reason that I enjoy freak shows and circuses. Pseudoscientists, especially the extreme cranks, are fascinating creatures for psychological study...read more

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9781591021155 | Prometheus Books, January 4, 2004, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: "I have always been intrigued by fringe science," writes Martin Gardner in the preface to this book, "perhaps for the same reason that I enjoy freak shows and circuses.

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Product Description: “No recent book on magic … reveals so many inside secrets.” — Martin Gardner.Among veteran magicians, Paul Curry was known for his invention of many new tricks and the imaginative twists he gave old ones. But this charming book is much more than just a compendium of classic legerdemain...read more
By Paul Curry, Martin Gardner (introduced by) and Julio Granda (illustrator)

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9780486431765 | Dover Pubns, September 6, 2003, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: “No recent book on magic … reveals so many inside secrets.

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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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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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9781400002634 | Plaza Y Janes Mexico, September 1, 2002, cover price $19.95

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Product Description: Some famous poems ache to be parodied. In school they were forced down our throats, and though we can still remember a verse or two, their greatness may have escaped us. Take, for instance, Longfellow's famous "The Village Blacksmith":Under a spreading chestnut-tree The village smithy stands; The smith, a mighty man is he With large and sinewy hands ...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Martin Gardner (editor)

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9781573929257 | Prometheus Books, February 1, 2002, cover price $32.99 | About this edition: Some famous poems ache to be parodied.

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Product Description: Los Porques De Un Escriba Filósofo de Gardner Martin. B., Tusquets, 1989.

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9788472231313 | Tusquets Editor, January 1, 2002, cover price $29.50 | About this edition: Los Porques De Un Escriba Filósofo de Gardner Martin.

A master debunker of scientific fraud and psuedo-science takes on numerology, Freud's dream theory, reflexology, and the Heaven's Gate cult, among other assaults on reason and rational thought. Reprint. (view table of contents)

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9780393322385 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, October 1, 2001), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: A master debunker of scientific fraud and psuedo-science takes on numerology, Freud's dream theory, reflexology, and the Heaven's Gate cult, among other assaults on reason and rational thought.

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Product Description: Déjese llevar por los pasatiempos matemáticos más variados. En este libro encontrará una completa gama de juegos que desafiarán su lógica, de acuerdo con el grado de dificultad que usted sea capaz de afrontar. ! Que su inteligencia lo dusfrute!

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9789706433923 | Selector S.A. De C.V., October 1, 2001, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Déjese llevar por los pasatiempos matemáticos más variados.

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Product Description: ¿Se pueden curar las enfermedades bebiendo la propia orina? Cuestiones risibles como estas parecen ocupar las mentes de millones de personas día tras día, como si la gente estuviera hambrienta de cualquier migaja de conocimiento que se dé aires de ciencia, dispuesta a adoptar teorías traídas por los pelos que sólo provoca...read more

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9788483064559 | Debate Editorial, September 30, 2001, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: ¿Se pueden curar las enfermedades bebiendo la propia orina?

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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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Product Description: For many decades, Martin Gardner, the Grand Master of mathematical puzzles, has provided the tools and projects to furnish our all-too-sluggish minds with an athletic workout. Gardner's problems foster an agility of the mind as they entertain...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781568811208 | A K Peters Ltd, July 1, 2001, cover price $57.95 | About this edition: For many decades, Martin Gardner, the Grand Master of mathematical puzzles, has provided the tools and projects to furnish our all-too-sluggish minds with an athletic workout.

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Product Description: Martin Gardner is widely known for his writing on recreational mathematics, not least for the myriad problems he has devised over some 25 years for Scientific American. In this book are collected 36 of his best brainteasers. These are not simply cunning puzzles, but serve to illustrate the art of the mathematician as problem solver, and their solution draws on ideas from topology, probability, number theory, logic and beyond...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780883855331 | Mathematical Assn of Amer, November 1, 2000, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Martin Gardner is widely known for his writing on recreational mathematics, not least for the myriad problems he has devised over some 25 years for Scientific American.

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A master debunker of scientific fraud and psuedo-science takes on numerology, Freud's dream theory, reflexology, and the Heaven's Gate cult, among other assaults on reason and rational thought. (view table of contents)

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9780393049633 | W W Norton & Co Inc, October 1, 2000, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: A master debunker of scientific fraud and psuedo-science takes on numerology, Freud's dream theory, reflexology, and the Heaven's Gate cult, among other assaults on reason and rational thought.

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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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In a whimsical sequel to the Oz adventures, Dorothy, the Scarecrow, and the Tin Woodman return to Earth, only to be confronted with dangerous New York City gangsters who attempt to abduct Dorothy to prove she is an imposter.

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9780312193539 | St Martins Pr, October 1, 1998, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: In a whimsical sequel to the Oz adventures, Dorothy, the Scarecrow, and the Tin Woodman return to Earth, only to be confronted with dangerous New York City gangsters who attempt to abduct Dorothy to prove she is an imposter and kill her companions

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9780312254377 | Griffin, February 1, 2000, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: In a whimsical sequel to the Oz adventures, Dorothy, the Scarecrow, and the Tin Woodman return to Earth, only to be confronted with dangerous New York City gangsters who attempt to abduct Dorothy to prove she is an imposter.

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