Puzzles from Catel's and Bestelmeier's Catalogs 1785 to 1823 by Slocum and
Gebhardt, The first catalogs of over 200 years ago with almost 100
mechanical puzzles illustrated and described. History of the puzzles and a
bibliography also included. 59 pp.
Compendium of Checkerboard Puzzles, 3rd Ed., by Slocum & Haubrich, 1997, 376
Checkerboard Puzzles w/solutions, most puzzles are illustrated. 270 pp.
Other available Puzzle Books
Ingenious Ring Puzzle Book, 1981, Translation of Chinese Wire Puzzle Book, 44 pp.
Creative Puzzles of the World by van Delft & Botermans, Key Curric. Press,
1995, 1000 mechanical, math, puzzles & mazes, 200 pp.
Exploring Math Through Puzzles by Wei Zhang, Key Curric. Press, 1995,
Instructions for making 50 puzzles & teaching their math.
For the books and for every information about the Slocum Puzzle Foundation, write to:
Jerry Slocum, President
The Slocum Puzzle Foundation
257 South Palm Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90212 - USA