Puzzle Research

Community Resources



  • Francene and Louis Sabin, The One, The Only, The Original Jigsaw Puzzle Book (1977)
  • Anne D. Williams, Jigsaw Puzzles: An Illustrated History and Price Guide (1990)
  • Anne D. Williams, Cutting a Fine Figure: The Art of the Jigsaw Puzzle (1996)
  • Tom Tyler, British Jigsaw Puzzles of the 20th Century (1997, 2006)
  • Chris McCann, Master Pieces: The Art History of Jigsaw Puzzles (1999)
  • Anne D. Williams, The Jigsaw Puzzle: Piecing Together a History (2004)
  • Carrie Franzwa, The History and Craft of Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles. From Historical Source Instructions to Modern Tools & Techniques (2010)


  • Margaret Drabble, The Pattern in the Carpet: A Personal History with Jigsaws (2010)