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Gardner, Martin 1914-2010

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The annotated Alice : Alice's adventures in Wonderland & Through the looking glass by Lewis Carroll( Book )

140 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 4,742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first and only edition of Lewis Carroll's two masterpieces, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, that contains the full text, together with all of the original Tenniel illustrations in their correct places, and that adds to this a full annotation running concurrently with the text for the easiest possible reference. Here, the result of many years of research by an expert, is a running commentary on all the jokes, games, puzzles, tricks, parodies, obscure references and almost endless curiosities with which Carroll filled his writings. With this information a modern reader can appreciate this great and subtle book in a way that would be impossible otherwise
The annotated Alice : Alice's adventures in Wonderland & Through the looking-glass by Lewis Carroll( Book )

48 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in English and held by 2,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty years after Gardner's groundbreaking publication of the annotated version of Carroll's most famous work comes this new version, featuring fascinating insights, notes and newly discovered line drawings
The ambidextrous universe by Martin Gardner( Book )

79 editions published between 1964 and 1992 in 10 languages and held by 1,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the general reader
The annotated ancient mariner : the rime of the ancient mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge( Book )

28 editions published between 1962 and 2003 in English and held by 1,618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For contents, see Author Catalog
Science, good, bad, and bogus by Martin Gardner( Book )

33 editions published between 1981 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 1,538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fads and fallacies in the name of science by Martin Gardner( Book )

31 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mathematical carnival : from penny puzzles, card shuffles and tricks of lightning calculators to roller coaster rides into the fourth dimension by Martin Gardner( Book )

65 editions published between 1925 and 1993 in 7 languages and held by 1,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aufgabensammlung; Denksport; Mathematisches Spiel
The Scientific American book of mathematical puzzles & diversions by Martin Gardner( Book )

16 editions published between 1959 and 1964 in English and held by 1,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from his monthly column on mathematical recreations in the "Scientific American", with much new material, and comments from Mr. Gardner and his readers
Mathematical circus : more games, puzzles, paradoxes, & other mathematical entertainments from Scientific American ; with thoughts from readers, afterthoughts from the author, and 105 drawings & diagrams by Martin Gardner( Book )

64 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 1,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu wei Scientific American zhuan lan zuo jia Ge deng neng zai gai za zhi zhong fa biao de xiang guan shu xue wen zhang, nei rong tou guo huo chai bang, chao piao, yuan gui, xi yang qi, gu pai deng da wan shu xue you xi ji shu xue mi ti, bing xiang xi jie shao yi xie suan shu gong ju (ru: suan pan), du zhe ke cong suan jian dan que shen qi wu bi de you xi lai ti hui shu xue de miao qu
Calculus made easy : being a very-simplest introduction to those beautiful methods of reckoning which are generally called by the terrifying names of the differential calculus and the integral calculus by Silvanus P Thompson( Book )

16 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Updates the classic calculus primer
Aha! : Aha! insight by Martin Gardner( Book )

20 editions published between 1878 and 1999 in English and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains puzzles that first baffle and then delight problem solving addicts. Grew out of a collaboration between Bob Tappay and Martin Gardner to enliven the learning of mathematics
Wheels, life, and other mathematical amusements by Martin Gardner( Book )

19 editions published between 1983 and 1993 in 6 languages and held by 1,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gathers mathematical puzzles, problems, games, and anecdotes about mathematical and scientific discoveries
Aha! Gotcha : Paradoxes to puzzle and delight by Martin Gardner( Book )

13 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of puzzles that challenge reasoning power and intuition and help develop problem solving ability
Martin Gardener's New mathematical diversions from Scientific American by Martin Gardner( Book )

41 editions published between 1966 and 2000 in 6 languages and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brain-teasing mathematical puzzles accompanied by lucid explanations of the basic principles behind the solutions
Did Adam and Eve have navels? : discourses on reflexology, numerology, urine therapy, and other dubious subjects by Martin Gardner( Book )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A witty critique of New Age beliefs and scientific fraud. Topics debunked include paranormal events, Freud's theory of dreams, shamanism and UFOs. As well as providing laughter for sceptics, the book will also give solace and inspiration to those who prize logic and common sense
Codes, ciphers, and secret writing by Martin Gardner( Book )

20 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains in simple terms how to encode and decode messages in various ciphers, describes coding machines, and gives formulas for invisible ink
Mathematical magic show : more puzzles, games, diversions, illusions & other mathematical sleight-of-mind from Scientific American by Martin Gardner( Book )

43 editions published between 1977 and 1990 in 6 languages and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On title page: More puzzles, games, diversions, illusions, & other mathematical sleight-of-mind from "Scientific American."
Logic machines and diagrams by Martin Gardner( Book )

31 editions published between 1958 and 1985 in 4 languages and held by 1,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The universe in a handkerchief : Lewis Carroll's mathematical recreations, games, puzzles, and word plays by Martin Gardner( Book )

33 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and Russian and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This discussion of Lewis Carroll's mathematical games and puzzles also includes the "full texts of Carroll's privately published pamphlets and leaflets ... [and covers] in detail the recreational aspects of Carroll's fiction, verse, letters, and magazine articles."--Preface, p.x
Riddles of the sphinx : and other mathematical puzzle tales by Martin Gardner( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Solving these riddles is not simply a matter of logic and calculation, though these play a role. Luck and inspiration are factors as well, so beginners and experts alike may profitably exercise their wits on Gardner's problems, whose subjects range from geometry to word play to questions relating to physics and geology. We guarantee that you will solve some of these riddles, be stumped by others, and be amused by almost all of the stories and settings that Gardner has devised to raise these questions."--Back cover
 
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Fads and fallacies in the name of science
Alternative Names
Fuller, Uriah 1914-2010

Fulves, Karl 1914-2010

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Gardner, M. (Martin), 1914-

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Gardners, M. 1914-

Gardners, M. (Martins), 1914-

Martin Gardner Amerikaans wiskundige

Martin Gardner amerikanischer Wissenschaftsjournalist

Martin Gardner amerykański dziennikarz i popularyzator nauki

Martin Gardner matematico, illusionista e divulgatore scientifico statunitense

Martinus Gardner

Гарднер, Мартин

Гарднер, Мартин 1914-

Мартин Гарднер

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מרטין גרדנר

مارتین گاردنر

मार्टिन गार्डनर

가드너, 마틴 1914-2010

마틴 가드너

ガードナー, M.

ガードナー, マーチン

ガードナー, マーティン

ガードナー, マルティン

マーティン・ガードナー

马丁·加德纳

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The annotated Alice : Alice's adventures in Wonderland & Through the looking-glassThe ambidextrous universeThe annotated ancient mariner : the rime of the ancient marinerScience, good, bad, and bogusFads and fallacies in the name of scienceMathematical carnival : from penny puzzles, card shuffles and tricks of lightning calculators to roller coaster rides into the fourth dimensionMathematical circus : more games, puzzles, paradoxes, & other mathematical entertainments from Scientific American ; with thoughts from readers, afterthoughts from the author, and 105 drawings & diagramsCalculus made easy : being a very-simplest introduction to those beautiful methods of reckoning which are generally called by the terrifying names of the differential calculus and the integral calculus