## Mathematical Puzzles, Volume 1Bizarre imagination, originality, trickiness, and whimsy characterize puzzles of Sam Loyd, America's greatest puzzler. Present selection from fabulously rare Cyclopedia includes the famous 14–15 puzzles, the Horse of a Different Color, and 115 others in various areas of elementary math. 150 period line drawings. |

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### Contents

Plane Geometry Problems | 1 |

Arithmetic and Algebraic Problems | 2 |

Route Tracing and Topological Problems | 7 |

The Plumbers Problem | 16 |

The Hidden Star | 17 |

The Man with the Hoe | 21 |

The Old Beacon Tower | 24 |

The Bridges of Kiinigsberg | 26 |

The Yacht Race | 64 |

The Battle of Hastings | 65 |

Platos Cubes | 68 |

The Patch Quilt Puzzle | 73 |

Grandfathers Problem | 78 |

The Quarrelsome Neighbors | 79 |

Domestic Complications | 94 |

Alice in Wonderland | 107 |

The Football Problem | 33 |

The Lake Puzzle | 34 |

The Three Brides | 36 |

The Battle of the Four Oaks | 47 |

Multiplication and Addition | 51 |

Going into Action 44 | 61 |

The Fighting Fishes of Siam | 108 |

Counter and Sliding Block Problems | 140 |

After Dinner Tricks 70 | 156 |

The Cheese Problem 111 | 163 |

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