British Jig-Saw Puzzles of the 20th Century


Chronicles many significant and exciting developments in jigsaw puzzle production during the 20th century.

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Chronicles many significant and exciting developments in jigsaw puzzle production during the 20th century.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780903685566
  • Publisher: Dennis, Richard Publications
  • Publication date: 1/25/2008
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 1,232,891
  • Product dimensions: 9.28 (w) x 12.16 (h) x 0.59 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 6
Introduction 7
Ch. 1 Background - The Period up to 1900 9
Ch. 2 A Relevant Social History of the Twentieth Century 13
Ch. 3 Technical Developments in the Twentieth Century 16
Ch. 4 Commercial Pressures and Influence, Rarity and Prices 23
Ch. 5 Histories of Representative Twentieth-Century Jigsaw Puzzle Manufacturers 26
Ch. 6 The Amateur Jigsaw Puzzle Maker 37
Ch. 7 Jigsaw Libraries, Clubs and Societies 39
Ch. 8 British Jigsaw Puzzles in the Year 2000 42
Colour Plates 45
Ch. 9 Twentieth-Century British Jigsaw Puzzle Manufacturers 125
Bibliography 131
Index 131
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