Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Baffle Book - 06 edition

Baffle Book (ISBN10: 1567923194; ISBN13: 9781567923193)
ISBN13: 978-1567923193
ISBN10: 1567923194

Summary: If you revel in the sport of armchair criminal investigation, The Baffle Book is just your cup of poisoned orange pekoe. Here are fifteen old-fashioned but wonderfully challenging ''detective puzzles,'' the unraveling of which requires you to develop your latent powers of observation and deduction ? ''those qualities of mind,'' the authors argue, ''which make the solution of the most inscrutable mysteries a veritable pleasure.''In words, charts, and diagrams, Messrs. Wren and McKay p ...show moreut you at the crime scene and present you with the facts established by the police. What do you observe? Which are the telltale clues? What do you deduce? And how will you answer the questions posed at the end of each problem: ''Who stole the emerald?'' ''Where did the gang plan to meet?'' ''In what city had the amnesia victim once worked?'' Each question is scored to a degree of difficulty, with a perfect score of ten points per puzzle. And if you find you are stumped, you can turn to the back of the book, where the answers are printed (but upside-down, to deter you from giving up too easily). Don't cheat: you'll only spoil the fun.In such puzzle-stories as ''The Evidence on the Japanned Box,'' ''The Toledo Death Threat,'' and ''The Huppheimer Museum Robbery,'' Wren and McKay sparked a craze for ''ten-minute mysteries'' that spread through the American pulp-detective magazines of the late 1920s. These are the granddaddies ? and perhaps the most perfect examples ? of this venerable puzzle genre. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 06
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: David R. Godine Publisher, Inc.
Published: 07/28/2010
International: No



List Price: $10.95
Used  Currently Sold Out
New  Currently Sold Out
Rental $9.99
Due back 05/29/2015
Rental
Save $0.96 (9%)
  • Free return shipping
  • In stock
  • 21-day satisfaction guarantee
CDs or access codes may not be included
Marketplace sellers starting at $1.99

50 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Baffle Book
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (50)  |  New (8)  |  Like New (5)  |  Very Good (16)  |  Good (19)  |  Acceptable (2)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$9.48
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Barnes & Noble.com
Various Shipping Locations, USA
Seller Rating: 5
Brand new, ships from the closest shipping location to your shipping address!
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
thriftbooks-com
Auburn, WA
Seller Rating: 4.57
Light shelf wear and minimal interior marks. Millions of satisfied customers and climbing. Thriftbooks is the name you can trust, guaranteed. Spend Less. Read More.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Once Upon A Time Books AR
Tontitown, AR
Seller Rating: 4.58
2010 Paperback Our goal with every sale is customer satisfaction, so please buy with confidence. Every order is shipped the same day or the next day. This is a used book in good condition and may sh ...show moreow some signs of use or wear. ...show less
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
AtlantaBookCompany
Atlanta, GA
Seller Rating: 4.59
Light wear to edges and pages. Cover and spine show no easily noticeable damage. A tradition of southern quality and service. All books guaranteed at the Atlanta Book Company. Our mailers are 100% rec ...show moreyclable. ...show less
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Blue Cloud Books
Phoenix, AZ
Seller Rating: 4.54
This book shows minor wear and is in very good condition. Blue Cloud Books ??? Hot deals from the land of the sun.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
SellBackYourBook
Aurora, IL
Seller Rating: 4.48
1567923194 Item in good condition. Textbooks may not include supplemental items i.e. CDs, access codes etc... All day low prices, buy from us sell to us we do it all!!
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
MotorCityBooks
Brownstown, MI
Seller Rating: 4.59
Minimal damage to cover and binding. Pages show light use. With pride from Motor City. All books guaranteed. Best Service, Best Prices.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
AtlantaBookCompany
Atlanta, GA
Seller Rating: 4.59
Light wear to edges and pages. Cover and spine show no easily noticeable damage. A tradition of southern quality and service. All books guaranteed at the Atlanta Book Company. Our mailers are 100% rec ...show moreyclable. ...show less
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
LikeNew
Books Squared
Dallas, TX
Seller Rating: 4.59
Book appears to be new. Book selection as BIG as Texas.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Sierra Nevada Books
Reno, NV
Seller Rating: 4.56
Book has some visible wear on the binding, cover, pages. Biggest little used bookstore in the world.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Silver Arch Books
St Louis, MO
Seller Rating: 4.59
Book has a small amount of wear visible on the binding, cover, pages. Selection as wide as the Mississippi.
Page:   1     2     3     4     5     |   Next >
Close
Close
Close