The Tangram Book
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The Tangram Book

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With its exquisite photographs and richly informative text, this is simply the best, the most unique, and the most in-depth study of the ancient and popular Chinese puzzle game.

This first truly comprehensive and beautiful volume on one of the world’s most popular and intriguing puzzles is an authoritative, lavishly photographed history of tangrams, and also a masterful int...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published November 1st 2004 by Sterling (first published May 28th 2003)
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This is a fascinating book about the fiendish 7 piece puzzle. The author clearly has a deep love of the subject and has not only invested a lot of time and effort into tracking down the history and exposing some myths of the tangram, but explains the process of the research he made and the assistance he received from others. Where he assumed, he clearly set out his inferences and reasoning.

Lest anyone think this is an academic text, the glossy pages are filled with colour pictures that superbly...more
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