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Liberty Blocks Puzzle - World War I Era Wooden Toy Block Set

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: [Modern Specialty Co., Mutual Mfg. Co.]: 1918

Seller ID: 2139072

Condition: Very Good


All blocks present (8 each of red and white diamonds, 4 blue diamonds, 4 British flag diamonds). A few tape repairs to design sheet, blocks in excellent condition with only minimal wear to edges. 1918 Unbound. A 1918 wooden block set able to be configured into various designs. Included is a a single sheet showing fifteen examples. The Lilly Library's Jerry Slocum Mechanical Puzzle Collection includes an example of this set, which shows that this sheet was originally a single-fold pamphlet, the other leaf of which had printed textual instructions for the various designs. View more info

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Breaking Codes: Unravel 100 Cryptograms

By: Berloquin, Pierre

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Sterling: 2014

Seller ID: 2284444

ISBN: 1454910658

Condition: Very Good


A few puzzles already filled in. 2014 Trade Paperback. 135 pp. For anyone interested in the science of secrecy and clandestine codes, renowned puzzle whiz Pierre Berloquin has created a collection of colorful exercises that gives amateurs an opportunity to test their deciphering skills. Berloquin formulates his clever cryptograms around the stories of 20 characters from fiction and history, including Sherlock Holmes, Edgar Allan Poe, Hildegard of Bingen, and H. P. Lovecraft. Each short chapter features a brief historical background of the character and code, as well as five cryptograms—using... View more info

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The Think Tank: A Fantastic Collection of 3-D and Pop-Up Games and Puzzles

By: Moscovich, Ivan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: DK Publishing: 1998

Seller ID: 2197802

ISBN: 0789424290

Condition: Good


No jacket. A bit rubbed, pop-ups on pages 8 and 16 torn. 1998 Large Hardcover. 27 pp. Spectacular 3-D brain twisters sure to delight every member of the family. Dive into The Think Tank and discover an exciting collection of 3-D and pop-up games and puzzles. Each of the twenty-five original games challenges logic, perception, and creativity to make you think--and then think again. Try the Pyramaze, and ingenious maze with an extra dimension. Perhaps you would enjoy Laser Shields, a fast-paced game of reasoning. Or use your mind powers to solve Double Image, the folding jigsaw puzzle that revea... View more info

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What Is It?

By: Pistorius, Anna

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wilcox & Follett Co.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200001

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Dial missing from last page. Boards lightly rubbed. 1944 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Oblong - 9 1/4 x 12 1/4. Color pictorial paper over boards. A collection of riddles with color illustrations, the first in a series of What Is It titles released by this author. View more info