WorldCat Identities

Slocum, Jerry

Overview
Works: 298 works in 346 publications in 4 languages and 1,334 library holdings
Genres: Puzzles and games  History  Juvenile works  Exhibition catalogs  Picture puzzles 
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
Tricky optical illusion puzzles by Jerry Slocum( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 226 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 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Just in time to satisfy the kids of all ages who received Rubik's Cubes as holiday gifts, here is the book to ensure that the gift won't go unused (or unsolved). The authors share their expertise on the greatest puzzle ever created. Not only does this book provide dozens of strategies for competitive cubing, including speedcubing, it also shows you how to solve every kind of cube that exists: the "Mini Cube" 2x2x2; the "Classic" 3x3x3; the "Rubik's Revenge" 4x4x4; the "Professor's Cube" 5x5x5; and the largest cubes available, the "V-Cube 6" 6x6x6 and the "V-Cube 7" 7x7x7. The book even includes modular instructions for cubes of any potential size! All solutions are fully illustrated with all-new, easy-to-follow instructions created specially for this book. It also includes a fascinating history of the Rubik's Cube from its invention in 1974 by Erno ̋Rubik to the '80s craze to its resurgence today, including dozens of rare photographs of vintage cubes, ephemera, and more! Packed with color photos from Jerry Slocum's extensive and unique collection of mechanical puzzles, this book is a must-have companion to the ultimate brainteaser"--From publisher description
New book of puzzles : 101 classic and modern puzzles to make and solve by Jerry Slocum( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 96 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 75 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 67 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 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overzicht in woord en beeld van diverse puzzels
Optische illusies en andere puzzels by Jack Botermans( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in Dutch and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verzameling van puzzels en raadsels, die gebaseerd zijn op gezichtsbedrog
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 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The anchor puzzle book : the amazing stories of more than 50 new puzzles made of stone by Jerry Slocum( Book )

7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 18 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 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spiegeleffecten en andere verborgen illusies by Jack Botermans( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in Dutch and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verzameling van puzzels en raadsels, die gebaseerd zijn op bijzondere effecten met perspectief en spiegels
't Is me een raadsel : boordevol kleurrijk denkplezier by Jack Botermans( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in Dutch and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bundel denkpuzzels, trucs en spelletjes
The art of the puzzle : astounding and confounding by Jerry Slocum( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 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 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puzzles from Catel's Cabinet and Bestelmeier's magazine, 1785 to 1823 : English translations of excerpts from the German Catel-Katalog and Bestelmeier-Katalog by Jerry Slocum( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The puzzle arcade : for people who like lots of hints by Jerry Slocum( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

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 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The cube : the ultimate guide to the world's bestselling puzzle : secrets, stories, solutionsThe Cube : secrets, stories and solutions of the world's best-selling puzzle
Alternative Names
Jerry Slocum Puzzle collector, author

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ジェリー・スローカム

スローカム, ジェリー

Languages
English (35)

Dutch (12)

German (4)

Japanese (1)

Covers
The cube : the ultimate guide to the world's bestselling puzzle : secrets, stories, solutionsThe Cube : secrets, stories and solutions of the world's best-selling puzzleThe puzzle arcade : for people who like lots of hintsThe greatest puzzles ever solved : 200 enigmas that have challenged mankind, from the dawn of time to the present day