- Abbott: Flatland and The Annotated Flatland
- Aigner and Ziegler: Proofs from the Book
- Ball and Coxeter: Mathematical Recreations and Essays
- Banchoff: Beyond the Third Dimension: Geometry, Computer Graphics, and Higher Dimensions
- Barnsley: Fractals Everywhere
- Beckmann: A History of Pi
- Berlekamp, Conway, and Guy: Winning Ways, Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3, Volume 4
- Berlekamp and Rodgers: The Mathemagician and Pied Puzzler: A Collection in Tribute to Martin Gardner
- Berlinghoff and Gouvea: Math Through the Ages
- Burger: Sphereland
- Coffin: The Puzzling World of Polyhedral Dissections
- COMAP: For All Practical Purposes
- Conway: On Numbers and Games
- Conway and Guy: The Book of Numbers
- Cook: The Curves of Life
- Courant and Robbins: What is Mathematics?
- Cundy and Rollett: Mathematical Models
- Devlin: Books by Keith Devlin, such as Mathematics: The Science of Patterns, and The Millennium Problems: The Seven Greatest Unsolved Mathematical Puzzles of Our Time
- Dewdney: Books by A.K. Dewdney, such as A Mathematical Mystery Tour and The Planiverse
- Dorrie: 100 Great Problems of Elementary Mathematics: Their History and Solution
- Dunham: Journey Through Genius
- Edmondson: A Fuller Explanation: The Synergetic Geometry of R. Buckminster Fuller
- Eves: Books by Eves, such as In Mathematical Circles
- Frederickson: Dissections: Plane and Fancy
- Gamow: Mr. Tompkins in Paperback
- Gardner: Books by Martin Gardner, especially collections of his articles from Scientific American, such as The Colossal Book of Mathematics
- Ghyka: The Geometry of Art and Life
- Grunbaum and Shephard: Tilings and Patterns: An Introduction
- Guy, Woodrow, and Watkins: The Lighter Side of Mathematics : Proceedings of the Eugešne Strens Memorial Conference on Recreational Mathematics and its History
- Hardy: A Mathematician's Apology
- Hargittai and Hargittai: Symmetry: A Unifying Concept
- Havil: Gamma: Exploring Euler's Constant
- Heath: Euclid's Elements, Books 1-2, Books 3-9, Books 10-13
- Hersh: The Mathematical Experience
- Hilbert and Cohn-Vossen: Geometry and the Imagination
- Hildebrandt and Tromba: Mathematics and Optimal Form
- Hilton, Holton, and Pedersen: Mathematical Reflections
- Hofstadter: Godel, Escher, Bach, Metamagical Themas
- Holden: Shapes, Space, and Symmetry
- Honsberger: Books by Honsberger, such as Ingenuity in Mathematics
- Kappraff: Connections: The Geometric Bridge Between Art and Science
- Kasner, et al: Mathematics and the Imagination
- Klarner: Mathematical Recreations: A Collection in Honor of Martin Gardner
- Klein: Elementary Mathematics from an Advanced Standpoint: Arithmetic, Algebra, Analysis, Geometry
- Kline: Mathematics: The Loss of Certainty
- Knuth: Surreal Numbers
- Lakatos: Proofs and Refutations
- Livio: The Golden Ratio: The Story of Phi, the World's Most Astonishing Number
- Lundy: Sacred Geometry
- Mandelbrot: The Fractal Geometry of Nature
- Maor: e: The Story of a Number, To Infinity and Beyond, Trigonometric Delights
- Morrison and Morrison: Powers of Ten
- Mumford, Series, and Wright: Indra's Pearls: The Vision of Felix Klein
- Nahin: An Imaginary Tale
- Nelson: Proofs Without Words, Proofs Without Words II
- Newman: The World of Mathematics
- Olds, Lax, and Davidoff: The Geometry of Numbers
- Paulos: A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper
- Pedoe: The Gentle Art of Mathematics, Geometry and the Visual Arts
- Peitgen: Beauty of Fractals: Images of Complex Dynamical Systems
- Peitgen, et al: Chaos and Fractals
- Peterson: Books by Ivars Peterson, such as The Mathematical Tourist
- Polster: The Mathematics of Juggling
- Polya: How to Solve It
- Rademacher and Toeplitz: The Enjoyment of Mathematics
- Rota: Indiscrete Thoughts
- Schattschneider: M.C. Escher: Visions of Symmetry
- Seife: Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea
- Senechal and Fleck: Shaping Space: A Polyhedral Approach
- Smullyan: Books by Raymond Smullyan, such as What is the Name of this Book?
- Steinhaus: Mathematical Snapshots
- Stewart: Books by Ian Stewart, such as Nature's Numbers
- Sutton: Platonic and Archimedean Solids
- Wells: The Penguin Dictionary of Curious and Interesting Geometry, The Penguin Book of Curious and Interesting Mathematics, The Penguin Book of Curious and Interesting Numbers
- Books by Magnus Wenninger, such as: Polyhedron Models
- Weyl: Symmetry
- Wilson and Gray: Mathematical Conversations - Selections from The Mathematical Intelligencer
- Wolfe and Rodgers: Puzzlers' Tribute