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The Universe in a Handkerchief : Lewis Carroll S Mathematical Recreations, Games, Puzzles, and Word Plays
by Martin Gardner and Lewis Carroll

Overview - Lewis Carroll, author of "Alice in Wonderland", was also famous for his puns, anagrams, acrostics, and riddles. In this book, Martin Gardner, the preeminent writer on recreational mathematics of our time, takes the reader on a tour of Carroll's inventions, ranging from games such as "arithmetical croquet" to important problems in symbolic logic and propositional calculus.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Lewis Carroll, author of "Alice in Wonderland", was also famous for his puns, anagrams, acrostics, and riddles. In this book, Martin Gardner, the preeminent writer on recreational mathematics of our time, takes the reader on a tour of Carroll's inventions, ranging from games such as "arithmetical croquet" to important problems in symbolic logic and propositional calculus. 15 illus. 6/96.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780387946733
  • ISBN-10: 038794673X
  • Publisher: Copernicus Books
  • Publish Date: April 1996
  • Page Count: 158


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