WorldCat Identities

Slocum, Jerry

Overview
Works: 281 works in 354 publications in 4 languages and 2,183 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author
Classifications: GV1493, 793.73
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Jerry Slocum
 
Most widely held works by Jerry Slocum
Puzzles old & new : how to make and solve them by Jerry Slocum( Book )
19 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and Japanese and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes solutions to the puzzles as well as a selected bibliography of mechanical puzzle books and reference books and articles
The Tangram book : the story of the Chinese puzzle with over 2000 puzzles to solve by Jerry Slocum( Book )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 303 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 )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 248 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
The cube : the ultimate guide to the world's bestselling puzzle : secrets, stories, solutions ( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Optische illusies en andere puzzels by Jack Botermans( Book )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in German and Dutch and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Verzameling van puzzels en raadsels, die gebaseerd zijn op gezichtsbedrog
New book of puzzles : 101 classic and modern puzzles to make and solve by Jerry Slocum( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in Undetermined and English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
101 CLASSIC AND MODERN PUZZLES TO MAKE AND SOLVE
The book of ingenious & diabolical puzzles by Jerry Slocum( Book )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and Japanese and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The 15 puzzle : how it drove the world crazy ; the puzzle that started the craze of 1880 ; how Amercia's greatest puzzle designer, Sam Loyd, fooled everyone for 115 years by Jerry Slocum( Book )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book contains the definitive, illustrated history of one of the most popular and important mechanical puzzles of all time. It can be argued that the Fifteen Puzzle in 1880 had the greatest impact on American and European society during of any mechanical puzzle the world has ever known. - Books by famous mathematicians tell that a deaf mute invented the 15 puzzle, but encyclopedias, other books and web sites say it was invented by Sam Loyd who Martin Gardner called "America's greatest puzzle designer". Or has Sam Loyd, who said he invented the puzzle, continued to fool the world for more than 100 years?
Het ultieme puzzelboek : de beste puzzels van de hele wereld zelf maken en oplossen by Jerry Slocum( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in Dutch and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Overzicht in woord en beeld van diverse puzzels
Tangram : de geschiedenis van de Chinese tangrampuzzel met meer dan 1600 opgaven by Jerry Slocum( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in Dutch and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Geduldspiele der Welt : wie man sie baut und wie man sie löst by Jack Botermans( Book )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in German and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
'T Is me een raadsel : boordevol kleurrijk denkplezier by Jack Botermans( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in Dutch and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spiegeleffecten en andere verborgen illusies by Jack Botermans( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in Dutch and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Verzameling van puzzels en raadsels, die gebaseerd zijn op bijzondere effecten met perspectief en spiegels
The anchor puzzle book : the amazing stories of more than 50 new puzzles made of stone by Jerry Slocum( Book )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Cube : secrets, stories and solutions of the world's best-selling puzzle by Jerry Slocum( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A world of puzzles : highlights from the Jerry Slocum Collection of mechanical puzzles, brainteasers & ingenious objects by Bloomington) Lilly Library (Indiana University( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The art of the puzzle : astounding and confounding ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Puzzels : klassiek en modern : maak ze zelf en zoek de oplossing by Jack Botermans( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in Dutch and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The big book of paradoxes, puzzles and problems by Fabrice Mazza( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes word puzzles such as anagrams, crosswords, and dictionary tests and mathematical brain-teasers such as magic squares, number tricks, and reasoning maps
The greatest puzzles ever solved : 200 enigmas that have challenged mankind, from the dawn of time to the present day by Tim Dedopulos( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
スローカム, ジェリー
Languages
English (54)
German (13)
Dutch (10)
Japanese (2)
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