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Dexterity Puzzles with Dogs
Diversions of Yesteryear
Trick Poodle, c.1920 (top). (Left to right) Rin Tin Tin, c.1960 USA; Dog c.1950
“A good puzzle should be simple in idea. H It should explain itself without any long instructions, and it should look attractive.” —Robert William Journet, 1927 R. Journet & Company Dexterity puzzles—also known as palm puzzles, games of skill and handheld games—have been a source of fascination for adults and children since the nineteenth century. The simple hand-eye challenge of rolling a...