Mathematics, Magic and Mystery

Mathematics, Magic and Mystery

Book Title: Mathematics, Magic and Mystery

Author: Martin Gardner

Format: Paperback | 176 pages

Publication Date: 01 Jun 1956

ISBN-13: 9780486203355

This is the first book-length study of this fascinating branch of recreational mathematics. Written by one of the foremost experts on mathematical magic, it summarizes, with considerable historical data and bibliography, all previous work in this field; it is also a creative examination of laws and their exemplification, with scores of new tricks, new insights, new demonstrations. In this volume, for the first time dozens of topological tricks are explained, dozens of manipulation tricks are aligned with mathematical law.