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The famous 15 puzzle

Author: Jerry Slocum; Dic Sonneveld
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Metro Books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Kit   Visual material : English
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"In this meticulously researched book, Jerry Slocum and Dic Sonneveld tell the story of the ingenious puzzle's manufacture, the extraordinary craze it set off, and the truth about its invention ..." -- Book cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Kit
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry Slocum; Dic Sonneveld
ISBN: 9781435111363 1435111362
OCLC Number: 318056016
Notes: Book by Jerry Slocum and Dic Sonneveld; foreword by Will Shortz; originally published, in expanded form, as "The fifteen puzzle: how it drove the world crazy."
Description: 1 book (64 p. : ill., facsims., photos. ; 21 x 21 cm.) and 1 game (16 pieces in wooden frame ; 21 x 21 cm.) in box 21 x 21 x 3.5 cm.
Other Titles: Famous fifteen puzzle
15 puzzle
Fifteen puzzle
Responsibility: [Jerry Slocum].

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"In this meticulously researched book, Jerry Slocum and Dic Sonneveld tell the story of the ingenious puzzle's manufacture, the extraordinary craze it set off, and the truth about its invention ..." -- Book cover.

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