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A new hieroglyphical Bible for the amusement & instruction of children. Reprinted at Jaffrey, N.H. By Salmon Wilder, sold at his printing office by the gross, dozen, or single, 1814. 

Alciati, Andrea, et al. Diuerse imprese accommodate a diuerse moralità : con versi che i loro significati dichiarano : tratte da gli emblemi dell’Alciato. In Lione : Da Gvlielmo Rovillio, 1549. Internet Archive, http://archive.org/details/diverseimpreseac00alci.

da Vinci, Leonardo, and Augusto Marinoni. Rebus. Silvana, 1983.

Danesi, Marcel. The Puzzle Instinct: The Meaning of Puzzles in Human Life. Indiana University Press, 2002. Project MUSE, https://muse.jhu.edu/book/9235.

Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge, et al. The Letters of Lewis Carroll. Oxford University Press, 1979. 

“Hieroglyphic Picture or Rebus.” The Puzzle Museum, https://www.puzzlemuseum.com/month/picm06/200609rebus.htm. Accessed 9 May 2021.

Foster, Edith Francis. Mary’s Little Lamb: A Picture Guessing Story for Little Children: with 500 Pictures by the Author. Salem, Mass.: Samuel Edson Cassino, c1903.

Fox-Davies, Arthur Charles. A Complete Guide to Heraldry. T.C. & E.C. Jack, 1909.

Goutel, Béatrice de. Les Rébus / Béatrice de Goutel. 1978. gallica.bnf.fr, https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k3362447c.

Henderson, Ernest F. Symbol and Satire in the French Revolution. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, The Knickerbocker Press, 1912.

Mother [Goose] in hieroglyphics. New York, Published by Sherman & Co., 1855.

Planche, Frederick D’Arros, ed. Guess Me: a Curious Collection of Enigmas, Charades, Acting Charade, Double Acrostics, Conundrums, Verbal Puzzles, Hieroglyphics, Anagrams, etc. New York, Pott, Young and Co, 1879. 

Rébus de Picardie. Collection de Cent-Cinquante et Un Rebus, Avec Texte Explicatif. 1501–1600. gallica.bnf.fr, https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b90590615.

“rebuses? rebi? help me out here….” Reddit, https://www.reddit.com/r/rebus/. Accessed 9 May 2021.

The Santa Claus’ book of games and puzzles: A collection of riddles, charades, enigmas, rebuses, anagrams, labyrinths, acrostics, etc. New York, J. T. Tingley, 1864. 

Two rebuses from the American Revolution in facsimile. Washington, Library of Congress, 1973.

Wheatley, Phillis. Poems on Various Subjects. London, A. Bell, 1773.


Secondary

Bai, Qianshen. “Image as Word: A Study of Rebus Play in Song Painting (960-1279).” Metropolitan Museum Journal, vol. 34, 1999, pp. 57–12., doi:10.2307/1513046. 

Boardley, John. “Emoji b4 Emoji.” I Love Typography, 8 Nov. 2020, https://ilovetypography.com/2020/11/08/emoji-before-emoji-hieroglyphic-broadsides/. Accessed 9 May 2021.

Houston, Keith. “Emoji, Part 1: in the Beginning.” Shady Characters, 16 Sept. 2018, https://shadycharacters.co.uk/2018/08/emoji-part-1-in-the-beginning/. Accessed 9 May 2021.

Kottke, Jason. “Emoji rebus puzzles.” Kottke.org. Home of Fine Hypertext Products, 9 Jan. 2014, https://kottke.org/14/01/emoji-rebus-puzzles. Accessed 9 May 2021.   

Langbein, Julia Louise. “The Nineteenth-Century Rebus: Picture Puzzles and Dream Work in the Illustrated Journal.” Source: Notes in the History of Art, vol. 38, no. 1, 2018, pp. 47–58., doi:10.1086/701329. 

Lauryn Ipsum. “NFTs Didn’t Bring Art Online—It Was Already There. Countless Museums Have Their ENTIRE Collections Viewable Online. For Free. Many Also Have Virtual Tours, Offer Digitized Art History Publications and Rare Books, and Offer High Resolution Downloads of a Lot of Pieces. For Free.” @LaurynIpsum, 24 Mar. 2021, https://twitter.com/LaurynIpsum/status/1374547759739543563. Accessed 9 May 2021.

Meggs, Philip B., and Alston W. Purvis. Meggs’ History of Graphic Design. Wiley, 2016. 

Preston, Michael J. “The English Literal Rebus and the Graphic Riddle Tradition.” Western Folklore, vol. 41, no. 2, 1982, pp. 104–138., doi:10.2307/1499785. 

“Public Domain Images For Artists – 25+ Collections.” MoMa UK, 1 Aug. 2016, https://www.moma.co.uk/public-domain-images/. Accessed 9 May 2021.

“Puzzling Correspondence.” King’s College Cambridge, https://www.kings.cam.ac.uk/archive-centre/online-resources/online-exhibitions/puzzling-correspondence. Accessed 9 May 2021. 

“Puzzling Valentines: Rebuses, Puzzle Purses & Endless Knots on Our Pinterest Site.” John Johnson Collection: Now and Then, 2 Feb. 2016, http://blogs.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/jjcoll/2016/02/02/puzzling-valentines-rebuses-puzzle-purses-endless-knots-on-our-pinterest-site/. Accessed 9 May 2021. 

“Rebus.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 10 Apr. 2021, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rebus. Accessed 9 May 2021.

“Say It with Pictures.” Christian Science Monitor, Apr. 2000. Christian Science Monitor, https://www.csmonitor.com/2000/0404/p22s1.html. Accessed 9 May 2021.

Sigler, Leehu. “Can You Spot It?: Solving Visual Puzzles with The Riddle Project.” Library Matters, 15 Apr. 2019, https://news.library.mcgill.ca/can-you-spot-it-solving-visual-puzzles-with-timeless-riddles/. Accessed 9 May 2021.

Spar, Ira. “The Origins of Writing.” Metmuseum.org, Oct. 2004, https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/wrtg/hd_wrtg.htm

Walker, Malea. “Free Puzzles: Can You Read This Rebus?” Free Puzzles: Can You Read This Rebus? | Headlines and Heroes, 6 Aug. 2020, https://blogs.loc.gov/headlinesandheroes/2020/08/free-puzzles-can-you-read-this-rebus/. Accessed 9 May 2021.

Weber, Henri. “Jean Céard et J.C. Margolin, Rébus de la Renaissance.” Réforme, Humanisme, Renaissance, vol. 24, no. 1, Persée – Portail des revues scientifiques en SHS, 1987, pp. 83–86. www.persee.fr, https://www.persee.fr/doc/rhren_0181-6799_1987_num_24_1_1574.

Welton, Mike. “Valentine’s Day 1919 Years Ago,” Skeals.co.uk, http://www.skeals.co.uk/Articles/Valentine%27s%20Day%20Rebus.html. Accessed 9 May 2021.

Whiting, Julie. “Encountering Rebuses.” National Library of Australia, https://www.nla.gov.au/stories/blog/behind-the-scenes/2017/02/06/encountering-rebuses. Accessed 2 Apr. 2021. Accessed 9 May 2021.

Woodcock, Thomas, and John Martin Robinson. Guide to Heraldry, Oxford University Press, 1988.


Resources

http://rebus-o-matic.com/

https://twominfun.com/category/rebus-puzzles/

https://puzzling.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/rebus

https://enigma.puzzlers.org/guide/non-guide/picture-puzzles

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