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All the Right Angles: From Gear Ratios to Calculating Odds: Mathematics in the World of Sports
Joel Levy.
Publisher: Firefly.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781770851962.  Daedalus Item Code: 63857
Putting the physics in physical sports, this highly visual book shows why top competitors have a natural gift for math. In fact, numbers—the trajectory of a golf ball, the gear ratios of a Formula 1 ... (Read More)
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The Ball: Discovering the Object of the Game
John Fox.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061881794.  Daedalus Item Code: 63457
He has traced Marco Polo's route across China and bicycled Africa's Rift Valley in search of human origins; here anthropologist John Fox sets off on an adventure to the far reaches of the globe and ... (Read More)
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The Baltimore Elite Giants: Sport and Society in the Age of Negro League Baseball
Bob Luke.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780801891168.  Daedalus Item Code: 63230
One of the best-known teams in the Negro Leagues, the Elite Giants of Baltimore featured some of the outstanding players of their day, including such future legends as Roy Campanella and Joe Black, ... (Read More)
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Bobby Fischer Goes to War: How a Lone American Star Defeated the Soviet Chess Machine
David Edmonds & John Eidinow.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060510251.  Daedalus Item Code: 51289
During the summer of 1972, the Soviet world chess champion, Boris Spassky, and American challenger Bobby Fischer met in Reykjavik, Iceland, for the most notorious chess match of all time. Played ... (Read More)
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Brain Training Puzzles: Intermediate Book 2: Five-A-Day for Your Brain

Publisher: Carlton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847321947.  Daedalus Item Code: 61255
Chess boards, color tiles, weights on balance beams, silhouettes to match, Sudoku and other number grids, battleships, and other challenging, often visually intensive puzzles are presented here for ... (Read More)
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Bright Stanley Storybook and Double-Sided Puzzle: Jumbo 30 Piece Puzzle!
Matt Buckingham.
Publisher: Tiger Tales.   Format: .
ISBN: 9781589259263.  Daedalus Item Code: 60352
With illustrations from Matt Buckingham's Bright Stanley picture book series, this large 30-piece floor puzzle (nearly 18 inches square when completed) features an undersea scene in bright glossy ... (Read More)
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Charles Rennie Mackintosh Playing Cards: 2 Bridge Decks
Charles Rennie Mackintosh, illus.
Publisher: Pomegranate.   Format: .
ISBN: 9780764960307.  Daedalus Item Code: 66520
The blue, green, and berry-colored patterns on these cards are adapted from Furniture Fabric—Blue, Black, Purple, and White—by Scottish designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868–1928). ... (Read More)
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The Crossword Century: 100 Years of Witty Wordplay, Ingenious Puzzles, and Linguistic Mischief
Alan Connor.
Publisher: Gotham Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781592408580.  Daedalus Item Code: 63382
Since its debut in the New York World on December 21, 1913, the crossword puzzle has enjoyed a rich and surprisingly lively existence. Alan Connor, crossword columnist for London's ... (Read More)
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Crossword Note Cards: 12 Different Puzzles to Mail
Stanley Newman.
Publisher: Potter Style.   Format: notecards.
ISBN: 9780307339058.  Daedalus Item Code: 66102
Send one of these clever notecards to a crossword puzzle fan and make their day. Each tri-fold notecard features a themed puzzle on the front, and opens to provide Across and Down clues all on the ... (Read More)
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Daily Brain Games 2017 Day-to-Day Calendar: Give Your Brain a Lift Every Day
Publisher: Andrews McMeel.   Format: calender.
ISBN: 9781449476625.  Daedalus Item Code: 65725
An agile mind makes for a healthy brain, so this tear-off desk calendar offers a daily dose of mental stimulation to keep your synapses firing, created by experts in cognitive development to help ... (Read More)
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Publisher: House of Marbles.   Format: .
UPC: 5014631005032.  Daedalus Item Code: 66015
Of portable size, yet attractively finished and pleasant to handle, the dominoes in this standard 28-piece set are made from an ivory-like resin and give a cheerfully treble "clink" when dropped on ... (Read More)
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Fancy Cycling
Isabel Marks.
Publisher: Old House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781908402714.  Daedalus Item Code: 61486
Presented here in a handsome edition with a stamped cloth cover, this 1901 book appeared at a time when the bicycle was firmly established but the trick rider had yet to be. Foremost among its ... (Read More)
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