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Gardner, Martin 1914-2010

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The annotated Alice: Alice's adventures in Wonderland & Through the looking glass by Lewis Carroll( Book )
122 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,981 libraries worldwide
This is the first and only edition of Lewis Carroll's two masterpieces, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, that contains the full text, together with all of the original Tenniel illustrations in their correct places, and that adds to this a full annotation running concurrently with the text for the easiest possible reference. Here, the result of many years of research by an expert, is a running commentary on all the jokes, games, puzzles, tricks, parodies, obscure references and almost endless curiosities with which Carroll filled his writings. With this information a modern reader can appreciate this great and subtle book in a way that would be impossible otherwise
The Scientific American book of mathematical puzzles & diversions by Martin Gardner( Book )
64 editions published between 1958 and 2003 in 9 languages and held by 1,689 libraries worldwide
Selections from his monthly column on mathematical recreations in the "Scientific American", with much new material, and comments from Mr. Gardner and his readers
Science, good, bad, and bogus by Martin Gardner( Book )
36 editions published between 1981 and 1989 in 4 languages and held by 1,560 libraries worldwide
Fads and fallacies in the name of science by Martin Gardner( Book )
31 editions published between 1952 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 1,532 libraries worldwide
This fair and witty appraisal examines some of the crazes and quackeries that have masqueraded as science. Discussions include hollow earth theories; Charles Fort and the Fortean Society; Wilhelm Reich and orgone sex energy; dianetics; flying saucers; food and medical fads; much more. "A very able and even-tempered presentation." {u2014} The New Yorker
The annotated Alice : Alice's adventures in Wonderland & Through the looking-glass by Lewis Carroll( Book )
27 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 1,499 libraries worldwide
Forty years after Gardner's groundbreaking publication of the annotated version of Carroll's most famous work comes this new version, featuring fascinating insights, notes and newly discovered line drawings
Calculus made easy : being a very-simplest introduction to those beautiful methods of reckoning which are generally called by the terrifying names of the differential calculus and the integral calculus by Silvanus P Thompson( Book )
15 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in English and held by 1,400 libraries worldwide
Updates the classic calculus primer
The annotated Wizard of Oz : the wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum( Book )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,394 libraries worldwide
An illustrated, annotated reproduction of the 1900 edition of the story of Dorothy's journey over the rainbow to the wonderful world of Oz; with discussion of character sources, critical interpretations, and information on the life of author L. Frank Baum
Aha! : Aha! insight by Martin Gardner( Book )
27 editions published between 1878 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,341 libraries worldwide
Contains puzzles that first baffle and then delight problem solving addicts. Grew out of a collaboration between Bob Tappay and Martin Gardner to enliven the learning of mathematics
Aha! gotcha : paradoxes to puzzle and delight by Martin Gardner( Book )
12 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and held by 1,193 libraries worldwide
A collection of puzzles that challenge reasoning power and intuition and help develop problem solving ability
Did Adam and Eve have navels? : discourses on reflexology, numerology, urine therapy, and other dubious subjects by Martin Gardner( Book )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,089 libraries worldwide
A witty critique of New Age beliefs and scientific fraud. Topics debunked include paranormal events, Freud's theory of dreams, shamanism and UFOs. As well as providing laughter for sceptics, the book will also give solace and inspiration to those who prize logic and common sense
Logic machines and diagrams by Martin Gardner( Book )
32 editions published between 1958 and 1985 in 4 languages and held by 1,088 libraries worldwide
Codes, ciphers, and secret writing by Martin Gardner( Book )
16 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 1,086 libraries worldwide
Explains in simple terms how to encode and decode messages in various ciphers, describes coding machines, and gives formulas for invisible ink
The ambidextrous universe by Martin Gardner( Book )
53 editions published between 1964 and 1996 in 10 languages and held by 1,049 libraries worldwide
For the general reader
Martin Gardener's New mathematical diversions from Scientific American by Martin Gardner( Book )
18 editions published between 1966 and 1983 in English and held by 1,047 libraries worldwide
Brain-teasing mathematical puzzles accompanied by lucid explanations of the basic principles behind the solutions
Mathematics, magic and mystery by Martin Gardner( Book )
36 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 924 libraries worldwide
No skill at sleight of hand is needed to perform the more than 500 tricks described. Mathematics guarantees their success
The universe in a handkerchief : Lewis Carroll's mathematical recreations, games, puzzles, and word plays by Martin Gardner( Book )
33 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and Russian and held by 822 libraries worldwide
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
Riddles of the sphinx : and other mathematical puzzle tales by Martin Gardner( Book )
13 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 579 libraries worldwide
"Solving these riddles is not simply a matter of logic and calculation, though these play a role. Luck and inspiration are factors as well, so beginners and experts alike may profitably exercise their wits on Gardner's problems, whose subjects range from geometry to word play to questions relating to physics and geology. We guarantee that you will solve some of these riddles, be stumped by others, and be amused by almost all of the stories and settings that Gardner has devised to raise these questions."--Back cover
The annotated ancient mariner. The rime of the ancient mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge( Book )
17 editions published between 1965 and 2003 in English and held by 536 libraries worldwide
"One of the most evocative, famous, and mysterious poems in the English language is undoubtedly Samuel Taylor Coleridge's The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. This seaman's story - full of symbols, strange occurrences, moral implications, and moral ambiguity - has fascinated scholars and lovers of verse. This edition is not only the most comprehensive and informative available but also the most elegant ever to appear." "Martin Gardner, well known for his Annotated Alice, has written an introduction, a brief biography of Coleridge, copious explanatory notes to the text that are designed to deepen the reader's understanding of the ballad, and a chapter summing up the major critical attitudes toward the poem in which he also discusses possible higher levels of meaning. He closes with questions concerning the poem's much-debated moral. Included also is the first published version of the Rime - significantly different from the final version - and a selected bibliography."--Jacket
Mathematical carnival by Martin Gardner( Book )
8 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Fuller, Uriah 1914-2010
Fulves, Karl 1914-2010
Gardner, M.
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Gardner, M. (Martin), 1914-
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