Notes on Rubik's "Magic Cube" [Paperback] [Jan 01, 1981] David Singmaster ...
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1981. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. 5th or later Edition. PLUS : Rubik's Cube the Solution! 12 page booklet in orange card covers. Bookseller Inventory # 2001
Book Description Penquin Books, Harmondsworth, 1981. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Fine. First Edition. Book appears to have hardly been read and is in Fine condition throughout and covered in a protective plastic. Bookseller Inventory # 122117
Book Description Penguin, Middlesex England, 1981. Soft cover. Book Condition: Fair. 5th or later Edition. This book is in fair condition. The colour has discoloured on the spine and the book is a little dirty in places. This edition is the 5th edition. It has been retitled since the Magic Cube is now being sold as Rubik's Cube. This edition is twice the length of the fourth edition. This edition includes a table of contents, the latest news and results, a new notation and diagrams for one face processes, catalogues of useful processes and pretty patterns, many theoretical additions (including the discovery of PGL(2,5)) a bibliography, a detailed index and a detailed step by step solution (which will be placed in the centre or at the end for convenient reference). Bookseller Inventory # 004026
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, Harmondsworth Middlesex, 1981. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Fifth Edition 1st Printing. Light Creasing on Front, Rear Covers; Front, Rear Covers, Spine Lightly Chipped; Front, Rear Covers, Spine, Edges Lightly Soiled; Slight Fading Due to Age, Sun Exposure. So you can do the Cube . . . now what? For the people who think they know everything about the Cube here is Singmaster's Notes on Rubik's Magic Cube. CONTENTS: Introduction to the fifth edition; Contents; 1. Introduction (to the first printed edition) 2. Generalities 3. Notation 4. Some group theory 5. Some explorations 6. The Basic Mathematical Problem 7. Further problems 8. Some answers and comments 9. Supplement on the Basic Mathematical Problem 10. Some results on further problems; Addenda (to the first edition); Addenda to the second edition; Addenda to the third edition; Addenda to the fourth edition; ADDENDA TO THE FIFTH EDITION 5.1 Lubrication 5.2 Distribution of the cube 5.3 Independent invention 5.4 General anecdotes 5.5 Competitions and shortest times 5.6 Problem 19 - Maximum number of moves to restore the cube 5.7 New notation and diagrams 5.8 A small catalogue of processes 5.9 Pretty patterns 5.10 Theoretical developments and problems 5.11 Miscellany; Bibliography; Index; A step by step solution of Rubik's "Magic Cube". SYNOPSIS: So . . . you've solved the Cube! But how does it work? How do you do the duo twist? And the mono swap? What is a Cubist's thumb? All this and more in Singmaster's unique blue guide. Plus latest news and results from cubists all over the world. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 002026