This Index collects (for the convenience of the reader) the various publications by Mr. Martin Probert that are presented on


Click on a volume to read (in most cases) a précis and excerpt. Links are available to purchase. The link to The Survival, Origin and Mathematics of String Figures connects to the website.


Publications might also be examined by selecting from Divers Projects.


Almost Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Astronomy

December 2020

Four Ball Juggling: From Simple Patterns to Advanced Theory

January 1995

Love Letters of a Swiss Doctor & English Poet

December 2020

Shakespeare & the Itinerant Street Conjurers

December 2020

String Figures from Malawi, Including some from Rwanda, South Africa, and China

July 2019

The Adventures of Woodlouse & Earwig

December 2020

The Arms I've Loved & Other Poems

December 2020

The Awfulness of Tom & Kate

December 2020


The Survival, Origin and Mathematics of String Figures

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