Sam Loyds Cyclopedia of 5000 Puzzles Tricks and Conundrums with Answers by Sam LoydSam Loyd (1841-1911) was the all time greatest inventor and developer of puzzles. He is described by Martin Gardner, the author of the Mathematical Games column in Scientific American, as Americas greatest puzzlist and an authentic American genius. His fame is world wide and books of his puzzles have been published in Russian and many other languages. This book, Sam Loyds Cyclopedia of 5,000 Puzzles Tricks & Conundrums with Answers, was compiled by his son and published in 1914 after his death. Although many books have been written about some of Loyds puzzles, this remains the most complete volume of all of his puzzles. This is considered to be the most fabulous and exciting collection of puzzles ever assembled in one volume. The puzzles come with wonderful illustrations.
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Sam Loyd's Cyclopedia Of 5000 Puzzles Tricks and Conundrums With Answers
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Samuel Loyd January 30, — April 10, ,  born in Philadelphia and raised in New York City , was an American chess player, chess composer , puzzle author, and recreational mathematician. As a chess composer , he authored a number of chess problems , often with interesting themes. At his peak, Loyd was one of the best chess players in the US, and was ranked 15th in the world, according to chessmetrics. He played in the strong Paris chess tournament won by Ignatz von Kolisch with little success, placing near the bottom of the field. Following his death, his book Cyclopedia of Puzzles  was published by his son. Loyd is widely acknowledged as one of America's great puzzle-writers and popularizers, often mentioned as the greatest.
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