Peter Puzzlemaker: Antique Children's Puzzle Book 1922 First Edition by George Carlson ~ John Martin's Book House ~ Riddles & Word Games


Title: Peter Puzzlemaker: A John Martin Puzzle Book for Little Puzzlers

Author: Compiled and Designed by George Carlson

Description: First edition. Blue cloth spine with illustrated boards. Covers Show general wear and soiling. Several pages are edge-chipped or have closed edge-tears; a few pages have penciling. [126] pages. Placed in an archival mylar sleeve.

A volume of illustrated puzzles and riddles. Answers provided at the end of the book.

Lauded by Martin Gardner as, ''the best book ever done for children in the five- to seven-year-old age range,'' and credited by him as being a significant influence on his childhood. Peter Puzzlemaker was a collection of page-features by the artist and illustrator George Leonard Carlson (1887-1962) that had been previously published in pioneering children's magazine called John Martin's Book.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Fair
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: John Martin's Book House
Place: New York
Year: 1922

Keywords: children's, vintage, antique, riddles, puzzle maker,

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