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The Canterbury Puzzles and Other Curious Problems

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The Canterbury Puzzles and Other Curious Problems
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Publisher: Nelson
ISBN/ASIN: B001OI2ZKU
Number of pages: 257

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A good puzzle should demand the exercise of our best wit and ingenuity, and although a knowledge of mathematics and a certain familiarity with the methods of logic are often of great service in the solution of these things, yet it sometimes happens that a kind of natural cunning and sagacity is of considerable value.

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