The Canterbury Puzzles and Other Curious Problems
by Henry Ernest Dudeney
Publisher: Nelson 1919
Number of pages: 257
A good puzzle should demand the exercise of our best wit and ingenuity, and although a knowledge of mathematics and a certain familiarity with the methods of logic are often of great service in the solution of these things, yet it sometimes happens that a kind of natural cunning and sagacity is of considerable value.
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by Martin Gardner, at al. - AK Peters
Comprises an imaginative collection of pieces created in tribute to Martin Gardner. Contains pieces as widely varied as Gardner's own interests ranging from limericks to lengthly treatises, from mathematical journal articles to personal stories.
by W. W. Rouse Ball - Macmillan
This is a classic collection of mathematical recreations, a comprehensive source for information about magic squares, Platonic and Archimedian solids, chessboard recreations, and just about any other variety of math-related puzzle you could name.
by W. S. Andrews - Open Court Publishing Company
The essays that appear in this book cover topics such as magic squares, magic cubes, the Franklin squares, magics and Pythagorean numbers, the theory of reversions, magic circles, spheres, and stars, and magic octahedroids, among other things.
by Umesh P N
The puzzles in this volume were discussed in a Malayalam blog for Mathematics teachers in Kerala. Many of these were solved by the readers of that blog. This volume attempts to provide detailed explanation how these can be solved mathematically.