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By Sam Sloan (introduced by)

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9784871876582, titled "The Thirteenth Tribe: The Khazar Empire and Its Heritage" | Lightning Source Inc, May 1, 2013, cover price $25.95

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Product Description: This is a guide to the practical art of plausible reasoning, particularly in mathematics but also in every field of human activity. Using mathematics as the example par excellence, Professor Polya shows how even that most rigorous deductive discipline is heavily dependent on techniques of guessing, inductive reasoning, and reasoning by analogy...read more
By Sam Sloan (foreword by)

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9784871878340 | Ishi Pr, July 30, 2009, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This is a guide to the practical art of plausible reasoning, particularly in mathematics but also in every field of human activity.

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Product Description: This is a guide to the practical art of plausible reasoning, particularly in mathematics but also in every field of human activity. Using mathematics as the example par excellence, Professor Polya shows how even that most rigorous deductive discipline is heavily dependent on techniques of guessing, inductive reasoning, and reasoning by analogy...read more
By G. Polya and Sam Sloan (foreword by)

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9784871878333, titled "Induction and Analogy in Mathematics: Induction and Analogy in Mathematics" | Ishi Pr, July 30, 2009, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This is a guide to the practical art of plausible reasoning, particularly in mathematics but also in every field of human activity.

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Product Description: “How to Solve It” is not strictly speaking a math book. It is a book about how to solve problems of any kind, of which math is just one type of problem. The same techniques could in principle be used to solve any problem one encounters in life (such as how to choose the best wife??)...read more

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9784871878319 | Ishi Pr, June 30, 2009, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: “How to Solve It” is not strictly speaking a math book.
9784871878326 | Ishi Pr, June 30, 2009, cover price $24.94 | About this edition: “Solving problems”, writes Polya, “is a practical art, like swimming, or skiing, or playing the piano: You can learn it only by imitation and practice.

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Product Description: "Solving problems", wrote Polya, "is a practical art, like swimming, or skiing, or playing the piano: You can learn it only by imitation and practice. This book cannot offer you a magic key that opens all the doors and solves all the problems, but it offers you good examples for imitation and many opportunities for practice: If you wish to learn swimming you have to go into the water and if you wish to become a problem solver you have to solve problems...read more
By Sam Sloan (foreword by)

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9784871878302 | Ishi Pr, June 30, 2009, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: "Solving problems", wrote Polya, "is a practical art, like swimming, or skiing, or playing the piano: You can learn it only by imitation and practice.

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Product Description: Modern Ideas in Chess is one of the Great Classics of chess literature. Originally published in German in 1923 as Die neuen Ideen im Schachspiel, it created an immediate sensation. This was a period of the emergence of new theories and new ways of thinking about chess...read more

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9784871878241 | Ishi Pr, May 30, 2009, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Modern Ideas in Chess is one of the Great Classics of chess literature.

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Product Description: The Golden Treasury of Chess is one of the most popular and most often reprinted and revised chess books ever created. It is filled with hundreds of the most thrilling, exciting and surprising chess games ever played. It also includes articles about chess history and stories about how these great games came to be played...read more

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9784871878258 | Ishi Pr, May 30, 2009, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: The Golden Treasury of Chess is one of the most popular and most often reprinted and revised chess books ever created.

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Product Description: This book covers the period when Alekhine was World Chess Champion, including his match with Capablanca and his two matches with Euwe. Included as an appendix in the back of this book all 120 games in this book, in Algebraic notation, plus all 34 games in his match with Capablanca, all 30 games in his first match with Euwe and all 25 games in his second match with Euwe, all in algebraic notation...read more

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9784871878265 | Ishi Pr, May 30, 2009, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: This book covers the period when Alekhine was World Chess Champion, including his match with Capablanca and his two matches with Euwe.

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Product Description: Shogi is the Japanese variety of chess. It is the most popular board game in Japan. The main added feature is that a captured piece becomes a member of the opposing army and can be dropped back into the game later on. This book contains Japanese and English text...read more
By Sam Sloan (foreword by)

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9784871879996 | Blg tra edition (Ishi Pr, March 30, 2009), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Shogi is the Japanese variety of chess.

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Product Description: The Greatest True Cinderella Story Ever Told This is the true story of a poor, little girl whose father was prospecting for gold. When her father found gold, she suddenly became one of the richest women in the world. Her family moved to Washington DC where kings and princes came calling on her asking her for favors...read more

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9780923891046 | Ishi Pr, November 30, 2008, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: The Greatest True Cinderella Story Ever Told This is the true story of a poor, little girl whose father was prospecting for gold.

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Product Description: The author begins with the evolution of the chessmen and traces their evolution as the game spread throughout the known World. A short introduction to chessmen from the earliest times is followed by chapters on the impact of Geography, Religion and politics on the design of the chessmen...read more

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9780923891428 | Ishi Pr, September 30, 2008, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The author begins with the evolution of the chessmen and traces their evolution as the game spread throughout the known World.

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Product Description: The cover picture to this book is one of the last ever taken of President Warren G. Harding and his wife, Florence, before their untimely deaths. It was taken in July, 1923 on board the U.S.S. Henderson during their trip to Alaska...read more

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9780923891398 | Ishi Pr, September 30, 2008, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The cover picture to this book is one of the last ever taken of President Warren G.

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Product Description: This is probably the most famous chess book ever written and is certainly the most influential chess....

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9780923891404 | Ishi Pr, June 30, 2008, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This is probably the most famous chess book ever written and is certainly the most influential chess.

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Product Description: This book is a genealogical database and family history of 6,897 members of the Graham Family, consisting of David Graham and his three children who arrived in Charleston South Carolina on the ship Pennsylvania Farmer in 1772, and their descendants...read more

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9780923891077 | Ishi Pr, April 30, 2008, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This book is a genealogical database and family history of 6,897 members of the Graham Family, consisting of David Graham and his three children who arrived in Charleston South Carolina on the ship Pennsylvania Farmer in 1772, and their descendants.

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Product Description: The Family Shakespeare is one of the most famous works ever written. There is even a word introduced by it into the English language: "Bowdlerized". The American Heritage Dictionary defines bowdlerize as: "To remove material that is considered offensive or objectionable from (a book, for example)"...read more

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9780923891985 | Ishi Pr, March 30, 2008, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The Family Shakespeare is one of the most famous works ever written.

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Product Description: The Family Shakespeare is one of the most famous works ever written. There is even a word introduced by it into the English language: "Bowdlerized". Most of the editorial changes by Thomas Bowdler were not so radical as has been commonly supposed...read more

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9780923891954 | Ishi Pr, March 30, 2008, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The Family Shakespeare is one of the most famous works ever written.

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Product Description: Alice in Wonderland made simple for kids Adopted from the original by Lewis Carroll with all of the Original Drawings by John Tenniel Alice in Wonderland was originally a story told to three little girls aged 8 to 13 during a boat ride in 1865...read more

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9780923891916 | Ishi Pr, December 14, 2007, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Alice in Wonderland made simple for kids Adopted from the original by Lewis Carroll with all of the Original Drawings by John Tenniel Alice in Wonderland was originally a story told to three little girls aged 8 to 13 during a boat ride in 1865.

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Product Description: Chess Openings showing how White can win against any defense.
By Sam Sloan (introduced by)

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9780923891831 | Ishi Pr, July 3, 2007, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Chess Openings showing how White can win against any defense.

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Product Description: Chess Endgames, some from actual play, others composed
By Sam Sloan (introduced by)

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9780923891848 | Ishi Pr, June 5, 2007, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Chess Endgames, some from actual play, others composed

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Product Description: Sam Loyd (1841-1911) was the all time greatest inventor and developer of puzzles. He is described by Martin Gardner, the author of the "Mathematical Games" column in Scientific American, as "America's greatest puzzlist and an authentic American genius"...read more
By Sam Loyd and Sam Sloan (introduced by)

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9780923891787 | Ishi Pr, March 27, 2007, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Sam Loyd (1841-1911) was the all time greatest inventor and developer of puzzles.

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Product Description: The editors of Sex Marchers, like so many of today's more perceptive and outspoken writers, are just a couple of kids. When they finished their collaboration on the manuscript, Jeff Poland was 24. Sam Sloan is two years his junior...read more

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9780923891138 | Reprint edition (Ishi Pr, February 5, 2007), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: The editors of Sex Marchers, like so many of today's more perceptive and outspoken writers, are just a couple of kids.

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Product Description: When you think of chess, you probably think of the strategy game played throughout Europe and the Americas. There is another kind of chess played throughout the world by probably more people than any other strategy game. That game is Chinese Chess...read more

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9780923891114 | Ishi Pr, October 1, 1989, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: When you think of chess, you probably think of the strategy game played throughout Europe and the Americas.

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