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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: A richly illustrated and expanded collector’s edition of Martin Gardner’s The Annotated Alice, including Through the Looking-Glass, to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Alice’s Adventures in WonderlandOne summer afternoon in 1862, the Rev...read more
By Mark Burstein (contributor), Lewis Carroll, Martin Gardner (editor) and John Tenniel (illustrator)

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9780393245431 | 150 anv dl edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, October 5, 2015), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: A richly illustrated and expanded collector’s edition of Martin Gardner’s The Annotated Alice, including Through the Looking-Glass, to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Alice’s Adventures in WonderlandOne summer afternoon in 1862, the Rev.

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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: A blend of the absurd and the tragic lies at the heart of this immortal baseball ballad, an authentic masterpiece of American humor. This grand edition steps up to the plate with more than fifty bold pen-and-ink drawings that perfectly capture the poem's ironic tone and comic spirit...read more
By Martin Gardner (introduced by), Jim Hull (illustrator) and Ernest Lawrence Thayer

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9780486485102 | Dover Pubns, March 14, 2012, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: A blend of the absurd and the tragic lies at the heart of this immortal baseball ballad, an authentic masterpiece of American humor.

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Product Description: Make an eggshell turn a somersault, spin a coin so that it lands on "heads," teach a bear to climb a string, and perform other acts of scientific wizardry! Martin Gardner, the master of mathematical puzzles, shares more than 80 of his finest magic tricks, teaching children and adults the scientific properties behind water, air, fire, heat, motion, gravity, inertia, friction, electricity, magnetism, sound, and light...read more
By Martin Gardner and Tom Jorgenson (illustrator)

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9780486476575 | Reprint edition (Dover Pubns, June 16, 2011), cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Make an eggshell turn a somersault, spin a coin so that it lands on "heads," teach a bear to climb a string, and perform other acts of scientific wizardry!

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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: This book dramatically (by a factor of 2.5) expands its predecessor, the 1994 Colorado Mathematical Olympiad: The First Ten Years and Further Explorations. It conveys the spirit and the exciting history of the competition as well as an outline of all original problems and solutions that have been created for the contest over 20 years mostly by the author...read more
By Philip L. Engel (foreword by), Paul Erdos (foreword by), Martin Gardner (foreword by), Branko Grunbaum (foreword by) and Alexander Soifer

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9780387754710 | Springer Verlag, April 13, 2011, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: This book dramatically (by a factor of 2.

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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: Ready to have your mind boggled? World-famous puzzle master Martin Gardner has provided more than 100 ways to give your little gray cells a workout. These unusual puzzles, many of them original, include palindromes, anagrams, rebuses, and logic puzzles...read more
By Martin Gardner and V. G. Myers (illustrator)

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9780486474960 | Dover Pubns, March 18, 2010, cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Ready to have your mind boggled?

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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.

Miscellaneous:

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: Hexaflexagons, Probability Paradoxes, and the Tower of Hanoi is the inaugural volume in The New Martin Gardner Mathematical Library series. Based off of Gardener's enormously popular Scientific American columns, his puzzles and challenges can now fascinate a whole new generation! Paradoxes and paper-folding, Moebius variations and mnemonics, fallacies, magic square, topological curiosities, parlor tricks, and games ancient and modern, from Polyminoes, Nim, Hex, and the Tower of Hanoi to four-dimensional ticktacktoe...read more

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9780521756150 | 2 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, September 30, 2008), cover price $59.99 | About this edition: Hexaflexagons, Probability Paradoxes, and the Tower of Hanoi is the inaugural volume in The New Martin Gardner Mathematical Library series.

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9780521735254 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, September 30, 2008), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Hexaflexagons, Probability Paradoxes, and the Tower of Hanoi is the inaugural volume in The New Martin Gardner Mathematical Library series.

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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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Product Description: Well-known skeptic and acclaimed popular science writer Martin Gardner presents a complete history of the Urantia movement, from its beginnings in the early 20th century to the present day. In addition to providing an outline of the Urantia cult’s worldview, Gardner presents strong evidence to establish the identity of the man whose trancelike orations formed the basis of the book...read more

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9781591026228 | Prometheus Books, August 1, 2008, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Well-known skeptic and acclaimed popular science writer Martin Gardner presents a complete history of the Urantia movement, from its beginnings in the early 20th century to the present day.

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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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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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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

By Martin Gardner (editor)

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9780764939686 | Pag edition (Pomegranate, June 1, 2007), cover price $12.99

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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: "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: ¿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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9783764357023 | Gardners Books, September 23, 1997, cover price $26.25

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