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Category: All Categories: Games and Recreations: Puzzles
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1.
Bantock, Nick  
The Egyptian Jukebox

Publisher: Viking NY, 1993.
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. First Printing, Hardcover. ISBN: 0670849448 Black illustrated hardback. Unpaginated (apprx 50 pp) . Color illustrations. "Picture-cum-puzzle book"; 4to

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2.
Bantock, Nick  
The Egyptian Jukebox

Publisher: Viking NY, 1993.
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. Second Printing, Hardcover. ISBN: 0670849448 Black illustrated hardback. Unpaginated (apprx 50 pp) . Color illustrations. "Picture-cum-puzzle book"; 4to

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3.
Bertus Illustrated by: Illustrated by Bertus  
2000 Beste Verschillen von Bertus : 2000 Differences, Spot the Difference Guessing Game

Publisher: Thoben Offset; Nijmegen, Netherlands: 1981.
Very Good Softcover 208 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Stiff green covers, 208 pages, 202 puzzles, each in which two cartoons are presented, and one must discover how they are different from each other. No text, apart from answers in rear, which are in Dutch. ; Isbn 9061380057.; Covers worn, with light creases to corners. Gift note on title page dated 1981. Interior clean, binding tight. Quite scarce. ; Cartoons

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4.
Bradley, Bob & Meyerson, William.  
Picture Puzzles and How to Solve Them.

Publisher: Published by Harper, New York.
CR 1937, stated 1st with "B-M"on CR page, with 284 pages. Sketches throughout. All good+. Games, puzzles, americana. Hard Cover

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5.
Bradley, Bob & William Meyerson.  
PICTURE PUZZLES: And How To Solve Them.
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Publisher: NY/London: Harpers & Brothers, 1937 (1937)..
"First Edition B-M" About 200 pages of picture puzzles with solutions and how-tos. Also includes tables of "Necessary Technical Information" needed to solve puzzles. 284p: black/white illustrations, tables; 22cm. 822g. Good (light wear to cloth, tan fore-edge tidal mark first and last fifty pages, paper tanned, slightly loose in case) Brown cloth hardcover. Book condition: Good. Jacket condition: no dj.

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6.
Brecher, Erwin  
IQ Booster: to improve your iq performance dramatically
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IQ Booster: to improve your iq performance dramatically by Erwin Brecher, Sterling Publishing, paperback, 1996, 125 pages

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7.
Carlson, George L. Illustrated by: Illustrated by George L. Carlson  
1001 Riddles for Children

Publisher: Platt & Munk Company; N. Y. : 1949.
Very Good with no dust jacket Hardcover 88 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Red boards, black lettering and decor, 88 unnumbered pages, 1001 short humorous riddles with answers in rear. Suitable for children of all ages. Illustrated throughout with b/w cartoon line art. ; Compiled and illustrated by George L. Carlson. ; Light wear, a touch of foxing here and there, otherwise no defects. No marks, no tears. Remarkably good condition for a used children's book.

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8.
Carter, Philip J. and Russell, Kenneth A.  
Take the IQ Challenge 3 / Philip J. Carter & Kenneth A. Russell

Publisher: London : Blandford, 1990.
144p., illus., 18cm. 112 original puzzles. By the joint editors of the Mensa (UK) Puzzle Group Journal. Stock# 40,552. Fine/ paper.

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9.
Casterline, L.C Illustrated by: Illustrated by Gen Shibuya  
Ripley's Believe it or Not ! : Optical Illusions, with Lenticular Illustration

Publisher: Tangerine Press; Lake Mary, Fla: 2002.
Very Good+ with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0439512042 80 pages; 12mo (7.25") 19 cm; Black boards, inner wire spiral binding so book lays flat; color illustrations throughout; numerous puzzles and questions, answers in rear; front board lenticular (3-D) illustration of Dagmarr Rothman apparently swallowing and upchucking live mouse. ; Published by Tangerine Press, division of Scholastic. ; Last page wrinkled from removed paperclip. Otherwise only minor edgewear.

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10.
Coleman, J. A.  
Cryptic Crossword Cluefinder: A Dictionary of Crossword.

Publisher: London: Arcturus / Capella, 2005..
ISBN: 9781841933474 No statement of edition. 387 pp. Fine condition (corners crisp, no creases, no markings). A clean, fresh copy. Paperback

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11.
Drabble, Margaret.  
The Pattern in the Carpet: A Personal History with Jigsaws.

Publisher: New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009..
ISBN: 9780547241449 1st U.S. edition, 1st printing. 353 pp. As New book (no markings) / As New dust jacket (price not clipped). Clean and fresh. A new copy. Hardcover

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12.
Ernst, Bruno  
Adventures with Impossible Figures
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Adventures with Impossible Figures by Bruno Ernst, Tarquin, paperback, 1986, 95 pages

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13.
Fujimura, Kozaburo  
The Tokyo puzzles

Publisher: New York, Scribner, 1978.
. Publisher isbn: 0684155362. 184pp. 21 cm. Hardcover Very good condition in good d.j., small gift inscription on endpaper good

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14.
Gorey, Edward St. John, Illustrated by: Gorey, Edward  
Gorey Games

Publisher: Troubador Press San Francisco, CA 1979.
64 pp, SC wraps w/red-grey-brown-white-black illustrated front & rear panels. The games were designed by Larry Evans. The puzzlebook contains a collection of hidden picutre puzzles, codes, and mazes featuring macabre characters. First Edition No Jacket Wraps Very Good 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

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15.
Heath, Royal Vale  
Mathemagic: Magic Squares and Other Designs

Publisher: David Winton Bell Gallery, List Art Center, Brown University, August 1- September 5, 1988..
31, [1] p.; 23.5 x 23.5 cm. "His lifelong passion for number patterns and his genius for constructing magic squares established him as one of the leading contributors to the field of recreational mathematics." Stock #29,783x. Stapled in printed paper covers; fine.

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16.
Kehlor, Stephen E.  
Kehlor Key to Crossword Puzzles
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Kehlor Key to Crossword Puzzles by Stephen E. Kehlor, WE Faithorn Inc, 1933, hard cover, decorated cover, 271 pages, very good condition

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17.
Maleska, Eugene T. & Albert Buranelli.  
50 American Authors: Educational Crossword Puzzle Series Volume I. (Fifty).

Publisher: Pocket Books, NY, 1963, 1st Giant Cardinal edition, PAPERBACK, (G),.
Pocket Books, NY, 1963, 1st Giant Cardinal edition, 228 pages, index of writers, PAPERBACK, hole punch & small part of corner torn off of upper front corner & first few pages (no text is affected), light edge wear, light soil, inside covers and pages beginning to yellow around edges, 2 puzzles filled in, otherwise contents clean and tight and protected in a plastic sleeve, book good ("Fifty wholly new crossword puzzles, plus fifty biographies, plus fifty self-testing quizzes. A new way to learn while playing your favorite game.") (G) 2525 [Los119ABE]

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18.
Moscovich, Ivan  
Puzzling Reflections: 2 sets of intriguing mirror-cube puzzles to
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Puzzling Reflections: 2 sets of intriguing mirror-cube puzzles to make and solve by Ivan Moscovich, 1990, Tarquin Publications, paperback, 35 pages

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19.
Moscovich, Ivan  
Mind Benders: games of chance
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Mind Benders: games of chance by Ivan Moscovich, Vintage Books, 1986, paperback, problems with solutions

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20.
Moscovich, Ivan.  
Ivan Moscovich's Super-games / Ivan Moscovich ; consultant editor, Ian Stewart.

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press, [1985].
126 p., illus. (some col.), index, 23.5 cm. Conceptual and logical games and puzzles. Stock# 40,227. Vg/ paper.

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21.
N. E. Thing Enterprises, Illustrated by: N. E. Thing Enterprises  
Magic Eye I: A New Way of Looking at the World - Magic Eye II : Now You See it ... - Magic Eye III : Visions: a New Dimension in Art - 3 Volume Set

Publisher: Andrews & McMeel Kansas City, KS 1994.
3 volume set - 32 pp, glossy red boards & dj w/color illustrated front panels & endpapers, 32 pp, glossy blu boards & dj w/color illustrated front panels & endpapers, 32 pp, glossy green boards & dj w/color illustrated front panels & endpapers. volume 2 is 1994 & 0836270096 & 1st edition. volume 3 is 1994 & 0836270177 & 1st edition 10th Printing Near Fine Hard Cover Very Good+ Oblong 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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22.
Olsher, Dean.  
From Square One: A Meditation, with Digressions, on Crosswords.

Publisher: New York: Scribner, 2009..
ISBN: 9780743287623 1st edition, 1st printing. 186 pp. As New book (no markings) / As New dust jacket (price not clipped). Clean and fresh. A new copy. Hardcover

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23.
Phillips Shovelton Marshall  
Caliban's Problem Book: mathemataical, inferential and cryptographic
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Caliban's Problem Book: mathemataical, inferential and cryptographic puzzles by Phillips Shovelton Marshall, Dover, 180 pages, 1961, paperback

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24.
Read, Ronald C.  
Tangrams; 330 puzzles, by Ronald C. Read.

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications [1965].
[v], 152 p. illus. 21.5 cm. Chinese paper pattern puzzles. Stock# 41,989. Vg /pper (price clipped from front wrapper.

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25.
Ripley, H. A. (Harold Austin), 1896- / Hartswick, F. Gregory (Frederic ), 1891-  
Detectograms and other puzzles / by H.A. Ripley and F. Gregory Hartswick.

Publisher: New York : Bell Pub. Co. : Distributed by Crown Publishers, 1983, c1968..
96 p. : ill. ; 19 cm. Reprint. Originally published: New York : Scholastic Book Services, c1968. Detectograms / by H.A. Ripley -- Puzzles / by F. Gregory Hartswick Answers to detectograms Answers to puzzles. Stock# 41,924. Vg/ dj vg.

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26.
Seckel, Al  
Optical Illusions : The Science of Visual Perception

Publisher: Firefly Books; Buffalo: 2006.
Near Fine Softcover ISBN: 1554071518 312 pages; Square 4to (10") 26 cm; Purple covers, index, glossary, large appendix giving explanations of the optical tricks, 272 stunning optical illusions presented in full color (except for a few) with instructions. ; A touch of wear to bottom edge. No other defects. ; Illusion Works Series

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27.
Sloane and MacHale  
Challenging Lateral Thinking Puzzles
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Challenging Lateral Thinking Puzzles by Paul Sloane and Des MacHale, 1993, paperback, Sterling Publishers, 96 pages, new condition

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28.
Sullivan, Norman.  
Test Your Intelligence / by Norman Sullivan.

Publisher: London ; New York : Javelin Books ; New York, NY : Distributed in the United States by Sterling Pub., Co., 1988..
125 p. : ill. ; 18 cm. Self-evaluation. intelligence tests. Nice puzzles but one wonders about the intelligence of someone who would use this as an intelligence test. Stock# 40,549. Fine/ paper.

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29.
Sullivan, Norman.  
Test Your Intelligence 2 : 165 new intelligence tests / Norman Sullivan.

Publisher: London : Blandford ; New York, NY : Distributed in the U.S. by Sterling Pub. Co., 1990..
127 p. : ill. ; 18 cm. Self-evaluation Intelligence tests. Good marketing way to sell good puzzles. Stock# 40,550. Fine/ paper.

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30.
Wareham, Alan, ed.  
A Challenging Book of Brain Teasers / compiled by Mensa Member Alan Wareham

Publisher: London : Ward Lock, 1990..
128 p., 17.5 cm. Here's a brain teaser. The cover and title page clearly say "A Challenging Book of Brain Teasers" yet the British Library Cataloguing (verso of t.p.) says "A Mensa Book...." So, if they're so smart, why can't they get the title right? Questions and answers. Intelligence tests. Self-evaluation. Stock# 40,551. Fine/ paper.

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31.
Webster, David  
Crossroad Puzzlers

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Natural History Press, c1967.
. 127p., illus. Hardcover Very good condition chipped d.j. fair

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32.
Williams, Eugenia.  
An Invitation to Cryptograms.

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster, 1959.
First printing. 126p. Hardcover Very good condition in chipped d.j. fair

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33.
Wynn, Ed  
Ed Wynn, the Perfect Fool : His Book of Cross-Word Puzzles (Crossword)

Publisher: McLoughlin Brothers; Springfield, Mass: 1925.
Fair with no dust jacket Hardcover 156 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Pr ice just reduced. Full orange buckram cloth, b/w cartoon illustrated endpapers, small cloth loop bound in to upper rear board to hold pencil, as issued, 50 original crossword puzzles with humorous clues, some with amusing shapes. ; Comedian Ed Wynn was a household name when this book was published at the height of America's crossword craze. ; Light exterior wear. 18 puzzles have had some words penciled in and erased, leaving obvious erasure marks. Printed on porous paper, thus some erasures have lifted off small areas of puzzle lines, but everything important is readable. Binding tight. Extremely rare in any condition.

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