
BOOKS ON CRYPTARITHMETIC
 150 PUZZLES IN CRYPTARITHMETIC
by Maxey Brooke
Dover Publications, Inc., 1963, 72 pp.
A classic in the annals of cryptarithmetic literature, this is the first
book devoted exclusively to cryptarithms.
It offers a collection of 156 problems with great variety both in type
and level, ranging from the relatively simple to the highly complex.
Solutions for all puzzles appear in the answer section, the harder ones
detailed.
 AT LAST !! ENCODED TOTALS
SECOND ADDITION
by Steven Kahan
Baywood Publishing Co., Inc., 1994, 123 pp., ISBN 089503171X.
The second Kahan's book entirely devoted to alphametics. Prefacing
this book, Martin Gardner says: "(it) is a superb collection
sure to delight every alphametic buff".
This work includes 42 puzzles, directed approaches and solutions
to each one, interspersed with curious facts about numbers.
 CHALLENGING MATHEMATICAL TEASERS
by J. A. H. Hunter
Dover Publications, Inc., 1980, 101 pp., ISBN 0486238520.
Commander Hunter, the foremost math puzzle producer, brings us 100 story
teasers, with solutions, and 40 alphametics, with answers (two sample
solutions).
 CLASSICAL CRYPTOGRAPHY COURSE (Volumes I and II)
by Randall K. Nichols (LANAKI)
Aegean Park Press, 19961997, 301 and 450 pp., ISBN 0894122630 and
0894122649 respectively.
Some useful introductory lessons on cryptarithms, by LEDGE (Dr. Gerhard D. Linz),
can be found in volume I, chapter 8, and volume II, chapters 14 and 18.
A wide range of topics are studied, such as numerical bases, multiplicative structures, square cube
and fourth roots, double key division, tables, practice problems and an extensive list of references.
 ENTERTAINING MATHEMATICAL
TEASERS
AND HOW TO SOLVE THEM
by J. A. H. Hunter
Dover Publications, Inc., 1983, 128 pp., ISBN 0486245004.
Math, not for math's sake, but for recreation: here is a collection
of 160 story teasers, with solutions, plus 40 alphametics,
with answers. Many hours of mathematically mindstretching
entertainment.
 HAVE SOME SUMS TO SOLVE
THE COMPLEAT ALPHAMETICS BOOK
by Steven Kahan
Baywood Publishing Co., Inc., 1978, 114 pp., ISBN 0895030071.
Sharpen your pencil and your wits and enjoy this stimulating book entirely
devoted to alphametics.
The author is Steven Kahan, the editor of the
alphametics section of The Journal of Recreational Mathematics
and math professor at Queens College, N.Y.
The book includes 51 alphametics (20 doublytrue type), hints for
solving cryptarithms, comic drawings and "flabbergasting facts" about numbers that make it
very attractive to the reader.
 MADACHY'S MATHEMATICAL RECREATIONS
by Joseph S. Madachy
Dover Publications, Inc., 1979, 256 pp., ISBN 0486237621.
Mr. Madachy, the editor of The Journal of Recreational Mathematics,
features this collection of mathematical amusements: geometric dissections,
chessboard placement problems, fun with paper, magic and antimagic squares,
26 puzzles and problems, number recreations, 37 alphametics and conglomerate.
 MATHEMATICAL BRAINTEASERS
by J. A. H. Hunter
Dover Publications Inc., 1976, 111 pp., ISBN 0486233472.
This is an enjoyable assortment of brainteasers devised by one
of the greatest contemporary inventors of mathematical puzzles:
110 story puzzles, with solutions plus 40 alphametics, with answers.
 TAKE A LOOK AT A GOOD BOOK
by Steven Kahan
Baywood Publishing Co., Inc., 1996, 121 pp., ISBN 0895031426.
Subtitled "The third collection of additive alphametics for the
connoisseur", this work features 41 puzzles as well as
directed approaches and solutions to all them.
The major difference between this and the two earlier Kahan's
books is the prevalence of "wider" problems, wherein the sums
span nine or more columns.
By interspersing short paragraphs with fascinating facts about numbers
the author made the book even more attractive to the reader.
 ALPHAMETICS AS EXPRESSED IN RECREATIONAL MATHEMATHICS MAGAZINE
by Charles Ashbacher (Author), Caytie Ribble (Illustrator)
Charles Ascbacher Editor, 2015, ISBN13 9781508538134.
Recreational Mathematics Magazine (RMM) was published in 1961 through early 1964
with 14 issues appearing. The editor and publisher was Joseph S. Madachy and
he later went on to edit Journal of Recreational Mathematics (JRM) for several
decades. The most popular feature of RMM was the regular alphametics
section, a column that was continued throughout the run of JRM. This book is
a republication of the alphametics that appeared in RMM along with the
solutions.
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