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Category: All Categories: Games and Recreations: Puzzles
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1.
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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2.
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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3.
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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4.
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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5.
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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6.
Emmet, E. R.  
BRAIN PUZZLER'S DELIGHT
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Publisher: Emerson Books Buchanan, NY 1977.
Seventh Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. ; B&W Illustrations; 256 pages

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7.
Coussement, Frank  
BRAINSTRAINS POWER PUZZLES 240 Mind Blowing Challengs
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Publisher: Sterling Press New York 2002.
Sixth Printing Softcover Very Good- with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Creases in cover. Slight soiling on covers. ; Color Illustrations; 352 pages

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8.
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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9.
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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10.
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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11.
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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12.
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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13.
Anderson, Jim  
EYE ILLUSIONS Magic 3-D Pictures

Publisher: Modern Publishing New York 1995.
Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Wear at edges. Corners creases; Trade PB; Color Illustrations

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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.
Evans, Larry  
GROSS AND GRUESOME GAMES AND PUZZLES
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Publisher: Price/Stern/Sloan Los Angeles, CA 1992.
Second Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; Unused. ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 39 pages

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16.
O'Hare, Jeffrey editor  
HIGHLIGHTS PUZZLEMANIA

Publisher: Highlights for Children Columbus, OH 1993.
Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Wear at edges. ; Puzzles are unused; Trade PB; Color Illustrations; 50 pages

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17.
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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18.
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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19.
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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20.
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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21.
Filipiak, Anthony  
MATHEMATICAL PUZZLES AND OTHER BRAIN TWISTERS

Publisher: Bell Publications New York 1942.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Slight staining on endpapers. ; B&W Illustrations; 120 pages

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22.
Walt Disney  
MICKEY MOUSE DISNEYLAND FRONTIERLAND FRAME TRAY PUZZLE
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Publisher: N.D..
Ephemera Very Good with no dust jacket; Vintage Walt Disney's Disneyland Frontierland Tray Puzzle Featuring Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck. Puzzle is 14 1/2" high and 11 1/2" across. Very Good condition, wear at edges, black mark on lower corner.

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23.
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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24.
Stickels, Terry Illustrator: Illustrated by James Michaels  
MINDSTRETCHING PUZZLES

Publisher: Sterling Press New York 1994.
Fifth Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Crease in upper corner of front cover. ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 96 pages

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25.
Phillips, Dave  
Mystifying Mazes

Mystifying Mazes by Dave Phillips, Dover Publication, 1984, paperback, 48 pages, 33 mazes and their solutions

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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.
Pape, Donna Lugg and Jeanette Grote  
PACK OF PUZZLES

Publisher: Scholastic New York NY 1975.
Seventh Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Wear at edges. ; unused; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 64 pages

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28.
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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29.
Razzi, Jim Illustrator: Illustrated by Tom Eaton  
PIRATE PUZZELS

Publisher: Scholastic New York 1975.
Third Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Wear at edges; Trade PB; 64 pages

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30.
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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31.
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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32.
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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33.
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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34.
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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35.
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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36.
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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37.
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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38.
Puzzle  
WOODEN FRAME PUZZLE OF DUTCH GIRL WATERING TULIPS
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Publisher: N.D..
Ephemera Very Good with no dust jacket; Puzzle is complete and in very good condition. Slight wear at edges. Puzzle is 8 1/2" high and 7 1/2" across

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