Group: Hoffmann Puzzles

All puzzles are described in chapter 2 of Hoffmann's Puzzles Old and New. All puzzles are antique/vintage (not recent reproductions), unless otherwise noted.

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Lot 4274 - Hoffmann's Puzzles Old and New

Est. value: $100

Winning bid: $150

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Hoffmann's Puzzles Old and New by Prof. Hoffmann / Edward Hordern

Designer: Prof. Hoffmann
Maker: Edward Hordern

Pages: 256

Notes: High qualify reproduction of Hoffmann's original book, beautifully supplemented by color photos of puzzles from the Hordern collection. Content updated and edited by Edward Hordern. Hardcover with slipcover; excellent condition except for minor dents in back cover. Printed 1993.

Source: Woodrow Carpenter Collection

 

Lot 5737 - Puzzles Old and New

Est. value: $300

Winning bid: $205

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Puzzles Old and New by Professor Hoffmann / Frederick Warne

Designer: Professor Hoffmann
Maker: Frederick Warne

Pages: 394

Notes: Original copy of classic puzzle compendium, published in 1893. Green hardcover with light wear, in excellent condition.

 

Lot 5738 - Puzzles Old and New

Est. value: $225

Winning bid: $145

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Puzzles Old and New by Professor Hoffmann / Frederick Warne

Designer: Professor Hoffmann
Maker: Frederick Warne

Pages: 394

Notes: Original copy of classic puzzle compendium, published in 1893. Red hardcover with worn cover and heavily worn spine; pages are in very good condition.

Source: Dick Hess Collection

 

Lot 5753 - Puzzles Old and New

Est. value: $50

Winning bid: $47

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Puzzles Old and New by Professor Hoffmann / Edward Hordern

Designer: Professor Hoffmann
Maker: Edward Hordern

Pages: 394

Notes: This is a page-by-page scanned reproduction of the original book, published by Edward Hordern in 1988.

 

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