Below is a list of 7 research & reference materials on the history of Jigsaw Puzzles for sale by Author and Historian Anne D. Williams. Please contact Anne directly if you are interested in purchasing these items. (Anne is a founding member of the AGCA! )
Anne D. Williams
of the AGCA, Now known as the AGPC
(Association of Game and Puzzle Collectors)
When Ordering, Please tell Anne you heard about her from " Mark " at MGC's Wooden Puzzles... Thank you.
**** JIGSAW PUZZLES:
AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY AND PRICE GUIDE,
Radnor, PA: Chilton/Wallace-Homestead, 1990. (now out of print) paperbound, 362+ pages, 64 color photos, 750 b&w photos. Contains history of jigsaw puzzles, details on history of 30 major manufacturers, collecting tips, valuation guide, price guide, 3 indexes. Can be autographed if desired.
Price: SOLD OUT - Nationwide! (Price was $45)
**** CUTTING A FINE
FIGURE: THE ART OF THE JIGSAW PUZZLE
Lexington, MA: Museum of
Our National Heritage, 1996.
Price: $18 postpaid
INDEX OF PRE-1971 U.S. JIGSAW PUZZLE MANUFACTURERS
by Anne D. Williams. 1999 edition
This is an updated index to the above book, reflecting nine years ofadditional research. Lists over 3,700 puzzle brands and manufacturers,with locations, dates and type of product.Includes a guide to identifying Pastime Puzzle production dates.
Paperbound, 47 pages. Price: $8 postpaid. (Special: $5 with 1990 book)
**** BRITISH JIG-SAW PUZZLES OF THE 20TH CENTURY, by Tom Tyler. (published in England in 1997). Very informative, extremely well illustrated book that picks up where Linda Hannas left off. Good historical information on major English puzzle companies (Tuck, Chad Valley, Hayter/Spear, as well as contemporary manufacturers), almost 400 color pictures. 132 pages, hardbound. Price: $44 postpaid
OTHER Books of Interest!
Neatly Dissected, for the Instruction of Young Ladies and Gentlemen in the Knowledge of Geography : John Spilsbury and Early Dissected Puzzles. Cotsen Occasional Press, 1999
Such Constant Affectionate Care : Lady Charlotte Finch, Royal Governess to the Children of George III. Cotsen Occasional Press, 2003
BOTH books are available at http://ccl.princeton.edu/research
The above items are all sold by Anne D. Williams personally. Please direct all orders and inquiries to her at the address or phone number above! Thank you.
WHEN ORDERING, please tell Anne that you saw her reference material listed on MGC's Wooden Puzzles web site. Thank you.
"The History of the jigsaw Puzzle"
The Jigsaw Puzzle Storage Holder!
Available for 500 and 1000 piece puzzle sizes.
Easily store away your puzzles in progress
without taking up the dining room table!
Located near the bottom of every page in this site
Jigsaw Puzzles - Already cut, boxed and ready to ship. Buy
it today, and have it in 1-3 days.
Gallery - Main Directory
Restoration - Airbrushing, Touch up
Wooden Jigsaw Puzzle Boxes
These Major Credit Cards are Accepted
Also accepting Personal and Business Checks.
Here I am showing one of my smaller puzzles at my friend Leif Nilsson's Art Gallery in Chester, Connecticut. Leif's impressionist art gallery is one of the only places that you can purchase one of my wooden puzzles "already made". Click on the above photo to enlarge it.
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the AGPC Association of Game & Puzzle Collectors
This is an organization dedicated to the history & preservation
of games and puzzles worldwide. www.agpc.org
who proudly served in the 1st Marine Division
9th Communications Battalion, 13th MAU and
15th MEU Camp Pendleton, California
1985 to 1989
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