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Preface to The Santa Claus’ Book of Games and Puzzles
The enigma is of such ancient and respectable origin, that I shall ask no one to excuse me for offering this book to the public. Enigmatical questions are frequent in the Scriptures, and in olden times often contained a great deal of valuable information.
I intend, my dear young friends, to combine instruction with amusement; and do not fear but what my expectations will be sufficiently realized.
Right well, I know, little lads and lasses, you can not fail to be delighted when I am making such efforts in your behalf; so, heartily shaking you all by the hand,
Author/Artist: John H. Tingley
Publisher: J. T. Tingley [New York]
Description: Preface from The Santa Claus’ book of games and puzzles: A collection of riddles, charades, enigmas, rebuses, anagrams, labyrinths, acrostics, etc.
Language: English [American]
Repository: The Library of Congress