WorldCat Identities

Botermans, Jack

Overview
Works: 176 works in 453 publications in 4 languages and 9,786 library holdings
Genres: History  Puzzles and games  Picture puzzles  Pictorial works  Juvenile works  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Compiler, Creator, Photographer, zxx, Editor, Contributor, Other
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jack Botermans
The World of games : their origins and history, how to play them, and how to make them by Tony Burrett( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and Dutch and held by 1,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains more than 150 games from around the world, giving step-by-step instructions
Creative puzzles of the world by Pieter van Delft( Book )

13 editions published between 1977 and 1995 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of games : strategy, tactics & history by Jack Botermans( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This lavishly illustrated 736-page reference provides a lifetime of entertainment! It contains complete rules, playing tips, and instructive move-by-move examples of 65 fun and diverse games. They range from Senat, a pastime enjoyed by King Tut, to Hex, invented by a 20th-century mathematician; from strategy games and dice games to chase games; from Asian Shogi to African Wari; and, from traditional Chess and Go to modern creations like Mastermind and Othello. Colourful illustrations show old-time and modern players, game boards and equipment alongside fascinating anecdotes and curious facts about games throughout history
Puzzles old & new : how to make and solve them by Jerry Slocum( Book )

22 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and Japanese and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes solutions to the puzzles as well as a selected bibliography of mechanical puzzle books and reference books and articles
High-flying paper airplanes by Jack Botermans( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains instructions for making twenty-five different small-scale paper airplane models
Paper flight : 48 models ready for take-off by Jack Botermans( Book )

12 editions published in 1984 in English and German and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Easy to follow diagrams help create airplanes that resemble origami
Fantastic paper airplanes by Jack Botermans( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents instructions and diagrams for paper airplanes divided into categories of fantasy flyers, genuine reproductions, competition craft, and experimental models
Paper capers : an amazing array of games, puzzles, and tricks by Jack Botermans( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how to make magic tricks, puzzles, sculpture, and optical illusions, with paper, pencils, and matchboxes
The Tangram book : the story of the Chinese puzzle with over 2000 puzzles to solve by Jerry Slocum( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With its exquisite photographs and richly informative text, this is simply the best, the most unique, and the most in-depth study of the ancient and popular Chinese puzzle game. This first truly comprehensive and beautiful volume on one of the world?s most popular and intriguing puzzles is an authoritative, lavishly photographed history of tangrams, and also a masterful introduction to puzzle solving, with more than 2,000 all-time tangrams. This accurate history of the classic Chinese art form comes from a tangram museum owner and his research team, who discovered many treasures, such as the tangram sets used by Chinese mathematicians 2,200 years ago to test Pythagorean theorems. Photos show how to arrange tangram-shaped antique dinner tables for a variety of themes such as mountain ranges and celebration costumes. Among the puzzles for you to solve: Paradoxical Pairs that appear to be identical but differ in a hard-to-detect detail
Tricky optical illusion puzzles by Jerry Slocum( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The longer you look, the more you get fooled. That's the fun of optical illusion puzzles. Coins rearrange themselves. Pictures disappear and reappear. Numbers add up to the same sum even when you remove some of them. Study a landscape and find 164 hidden objects. Stare into a 3-D picture until a ball is caught. See which knots won't really tie anything. Trace some mazes with only one right path, and one with over 600
Kite flight : complete, easy-to-follow instructions for making 40 different kites by Jack Botermans( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De jaren '50 by Jack Botermans( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in Dutch and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Impressie van het huiselijk leven in Nederland in de jaren vijftig van de twintigste eeuw, aan de hand van afbeeldingen in kleur van allerlei (gebruiks)voorwerpen en bijpassende zwart-witfoto's gegroepeerd rondom thema's als school, persoonlijke verzorging, keuken, huiskamer etc
De jaren '60 by Jack Botermans( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in Dutch and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Impressie van het huiselijk leven in Nederland in de jaren zestig van de twintigste eeuw, aan de hand van afbeeldingen in kleur van allerlei (gebruiks)voorwerpen en bijpassende zwart-witfoto's gegroepeerd rondom thema's als persoonlijke verzorging, keuken, huiskamer etc
De jaren '70 by Jack Botermans( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in Dutch and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Impressie van het huiselijk leven in Nederland in de jaren zeventig van de 20e eeuw, aan de hand van afbeeldingen van allerlei (gebruiks)voorwerpen gegroepeerd rondom thema's als school, persoonlijke verzorging, keuken, huiskamer etc
Dat waren nog eens échte winters! : ons koude kikkerlandje in vroeger jaren by Jack Botermans( Book )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Dutch and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fotoboek over de Nederlandse winters van vroeger, vanaf de negentiende eeuw tot en met de jaren zestig van de twintigste eeuw
Mijn broer die had er ook zo één! : brommers in de jaren vijftig en zestig by Jack Botermans( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in Dutch and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hollands glorie : 'wacht u voor namaak!' by Jack Botermans( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in Dutch and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fotoboek over alledaagse producten en voorwerpen uit de twintigste eeuw van Nederlandse makelij
Mijn vader had er ook zo één! : auto's in de jaren vijftig en zestig by Jack Botermans( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in Dutch and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nostalgisch fotoboek over auto's, autorijden en alles dat daarmee samenhangt in de jaren vijftig en zestig
Die heb ik vroeger grijsgedraaid! : muziek in de jaren vijftig en zestig by Jack Botermans( Book )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in Dutch and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ferme jongens, stoere knapen! : echte jongens in de jaren vijftig en zestig by Jack Botermans( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in Dutch and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The book of games : strategy, tactics & history
Alternative Names
Botermans

Botermans, Džek 1949-

Botermans, Jacobus

Botermans, Jacobus Petrus Hermana.

Botermans, Jacobus Petrus Hermana 1949-

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Languages
English (71)

Dutch (27)

German (1)

Japanese (1)

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The book of games : strategy, tactics & historyPuzzles old & new : how to make and solve themHigh-flying paper airplanesPaper flight : 48 models ready for take-offFantastic paper airplanesThe Tangram book : the story of the Chinese puzzle with over 2000 puzzles to solveTricky optical illusion puzzles