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The universe in a handkerchief : Lewis Carroll's mathematical recreations, games, puzzles, and word plays

Author: Martin Gardner; Lewis Carroll
Publisher: New York : Copernicus, ©1996.
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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.
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Named Person: Lewis Carroll; Lewis Carroll
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Gardner; Lewis Carroll
ISBN: 038794673X 9780387946733 0387256415 9780387256412
OCLC Number: 33946924
Description: x, 158 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Fiction and verse --
The diaries --
Letters --
Books and articles --
Miscellaneous amusements --
Doublets --
Pamphlets on games.
Responsibility: Martin Gardner.
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Takes the reader on a tour of Lewis Carroll's world of mathematical games and word plays. This book contains scores of Carroll's inventions, illustrating the genius and humor that ensured his  Read more...

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.,."a package tour of Carrolls whimsy, wit and wordplay... a treasure trove of Carrolian oddities...Martin Gardner is of course the only possible author, a kindred spirit who even shares Carrolls Read more...

 
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