Guess Me (1879)

Illustrated by George Cruikshank among others, a collection of word, number, and picture puzzles in the form of enigmas, conundrums, acrostics, and a series of …Continued

The Cynic’s Word Book (1906)

A satirical dictionary written by American journalist and author Ambrose Bierce (1842-ca.1914), a man whose savage wit apparently earned him the nickname "Bitter Bierce" …Continued

Napoleon’s Oraculum (1839)

Apparently consulted by Napoleon "before every important occasion" the fortune-telling Oraculum was originally discovered in one of the Royal tombs of Egypt during a French …Continued