Mathematics

Mathematics

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1 Alho, Juha Statistics, Registeries and Science
Statistics Finland 1999 9517276435 / 9789517276436 Hard Cover Fine Very Good 
Book itself is crisp and clean with no bumps to boards, no names or writing, and pristine pages and page edges. Jacket in mylar and shows only a small bit of edgewear at isolated spots and two small scratches to bottom edge on back. Text divided into three parts, the first of which presents both historical and current aspects of population,economic and forestry statistics. Part two discusses adcademic contributions to topics such as the central limit theorem, the design of epxeriements, and the theory of stationary processes. Part three offers examples of Finland's data registers. 256 pages, 
Price: 18.95 USD
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2 Campbell, Douglas M.; Higgins, John C. Mathematics; People Problems Results (Three Volumes in slipcase)
Wadsworth International 0534031994 / 9780534031992 Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good Slipcas No DJ, as Issued 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Very nice set -- clean as a whistle inside and out in nice sturdy slipcase. A set designed to answer the age-old question of why we need mathematics. Includes 90 articles on various aspects, including the lives of the most famous mathemeticians in history, statistics, the beginning of computer science, the role of math in music and art, and the story of European mathematicians who immigrated from Europe to the U.S. prior to WWII. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Charles, Linda Holden; Roper, Ann Activities for Fraction Circles Plus
Mountain View, Cslifornia Creative Publications 1990 0884889424 / 9780884889427 Later Printing Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Very nice clean, three ring binder filled with activities for teaching mathematical concepts. Only fault is former owner's name stamped to top of title page. Text divided into the three parts: Basic Concepts; Mixed Numbers and Inequalities; and Operations. 171 pages. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Thomas Reid's Inquiry; The Geometry of Visibles and the Case for Realisim, Daniels, Norman
4 Daniels, Norman Thomas Reid's Inquiry; The Geometry of Visibles and the Case for Realisim
New York Burt Franklin & Co. 1974 0833754823 / 9780833754820 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good 
Book itself is very nice -- pristine inside and out with no bumps to boards. Jacket shows mild rubbing, a tiny tear to upper front corner and a short teae to lower back corner next to spine. Looks mosty handsome in brand new mylar. SIGNED simply by author at top of front free endpaper thus, "With best wishes, Norman." An interesting look at the man who discovered a non-Euclidean geometry 65 years before the mathematicians. 147 pages. Indexed. 
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Elements of Surveying, and Navigation, with Descriptions of the Instruments and the Necessary Tables, Davies, Charles
5 Davies, Charles Elements of Surveying, and Navigation, with Descriptions of the Instruments and the Necessary Tables
New York A.S. Barnes & Burr 1860 Revised Edition Leather Good-plus No DJ, as Issued 
Book is in good condition and is most attrative. Bound in lovely medium tan leather and sporting black title box to spine.Bottom two corners show wear through to the boards, but otherwise wear is surface and pleasing. Spine shows mild evidence of leather separating at top on both front and back hinge, but interior shows a very tight binding with no evidence of problems. Endpapers show browning to edges, but pages are quite nice, including exterior paisley edges. Several attractive pictorial fold-outs bound in at back are clean, though one shows a 1" hole. Former owner's name penciled at first blank page along with Brush College and at back endpaper he has penciled grades for various students, so book must have belonged to professor.Book consists of 222 pages, plus numerous additional pages of logarythmns,sines and tangets and a traverse table. 
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Combinatorial Structures and Their Applications, Guy, Richard et al
6 Guy, Richard et al Combinatorial Structures and Their Applications
New York Gordon & Breach 1970 Hard Cover Very Good Good 
Book is very clean with no bumps to boards and no writing except former owner's name penned at top of front free endpaper. Jacket shows wear to corners and at top and bottom of spine, but is in brand new mylar and looks quite handsome.. Contents consist of the proceedings of the Calgary International Conference on Combinational Strucures and their Applications held in 1969.. 508 pages. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Elementary Treatises on the Fundamental Principles of Practical Mathematics  (First Edition), Horsley, Samuel (Lord Bishop of Rochester)
7 Horsley, Samuel (Lord Bishop of Rochester) Elementary Treatises on the Fundamental Principles of Practical Mathematics (First Edition)
London Oxford at the Clardenon Press 1801 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
a beautiful rebind -- cover in fine condition with an overall clean and nice text with only minor foxing scattered lightly. Two previous owner bookplates have been removed from original and placed again here on the front pastedown. The lower one is contemporary, but the one on top reads Earl of Brandon. a title in the Irish Peerage. It was created for Francis Bernard who was elected a peer in 1800, a year before this book was printed. He was followed by the Second Earl of Brandon, James Bernard, in 1835. The Earl of Brandon lived at Castle Bernard in County Cork which today is a ruin due to damage from the IRA in 1921. The book itself shows paisley exterior page edges and has several nice fold-outs at back. 398 pages. 
Price: 195.00 USD
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Leading Personalities in Statistical Sciences: From the Seventeenth Century to the Present, Johnson, Robert; Kotz, Samuel
8 Johnson, Robert; Kotz, Samuel Leading Personalities in Statistical Sciences: From the Seventeenth Century to the Present
Hoboken, New Jersey, U.S.A. Wiley-Interscience 1997 0471163813 / 9780471163817 First Printiing Soft Cover Very Good 
Were it not for one flat crease to lower front corner book would be graded Fine. As it is, I repasted the corner, pressed it in the book press, and stabilzed it on reverse sise with invisible archival tape. Pages and page edges are pristine and book shows no spine crease and no names or writing. Illustrated with 40-plus photograhs or woodcuts of the subjects featured and provides a comprehensive timetable of statsitics from the 17th century to 1997.399 pages. 
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A Commentary Upon Biruni's Kitab Tahdid Al-Amakin, Kennedy, E.S.
9 Kennedy, E.S. A Commentary Upon Biruni's Kitab Tahdid Al-Amakin
Lebanon University of Beirut 1973 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Good 
Book itself is clean and bright with no defect of note. Jacket is very clean, but shows wear and rubbing at upper front corner and at spots along the fore-edge with loss of color to a small area at lower fornt corner. The document being commented upon was written in 1018 while its author was imprisoned in Afighanistan. Its purpose was, in part, to define the geographical position of Ghanza with respect to Baghdad and Mecca in order to calculate the direction of Muslim prayers. In addition to the text there is much mathematical calculation, as the commentator, E.S. Kennedy,. taught mathematics at the University of Beirut. 270 pages. Not often seen. 
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Introduction to Probability Theory, Moran,  P..A.P.
10 Moran, P..A.P. Introduction to Probability Theory
London Clarendon Press / Oxford 1868 Hard Cover Very Good No DJ 
Very nice, clean, tightly bound book lacking dustjacket. Pristine pages and page edges. Only defect of note is former owner's name on front free endpaper for which we will include a brand new bookplate to use, or not, at buyer's discretion.Text covers: The Probabilities of Events; Discrete Distributions; Markov Processes; Probability and Measure Theory; Random Variables and Continuous Distributions; The Characteristic Function; Special Continuous Distributions; Sequences and Sums; The Arithmetic of Distributions and the Brownian Movement; and The Random Walk. 542 pages including index. 
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Documenta Mathematica; Proceedings of the International Congress of Mathematicians  Berlin 1998 (Volume I, Plenary Lectures; Volume  II, Invited Lectures,  Volume III  Invited Lectures), Multiple Authors
11 Multiple Authors Documenta Mathematica; Proceedings of the International Congress of Mathematicians Berlin 1998 (Volume I, Plenary Lectures; Volume II, Invited Lectures, Volume III Invited Lectures)
Berlin Geronimo Rosenheim 1998 Hard Cover Very Good No DJs as Issued 
Full set of three volumes in very clean condition. Laminated boards show a few tiny edge bumps, but pages and page edges are pristine and there are no names or writing. Only other fault is a small tear to top of spine on one volume. Books are wirtten in ENGLISH language and are a compendium of articpes by various international mathematicians. Topics cover, but are not confined to: algebra, logic, differential geometry, topology, differential equations, mathematical physics, probability and statistics, mathematical aspects of computer science ,control theory and optimization, and much more. 2367 pages collectively. Extra shipping rquired for overseas orders. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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Singular Integral Equations; Boundary Problems of Function Theory and Their Applications to Mathematical Physics, Muskhelishvili, N.I.
12 Muskhelishvili, N.I. Singular Integral Equations; Boundary Problems of Function Theory and Their Applications to Mathematical Physics
Groningen, Holland P. Noordhoff N.V. 1953 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No DJ 
Very nice, clean book with no names or writing and no bumps to corners of red boards. Only fault is a crease at top of spine.Top edge of textblock is inked a blue grey as per design and is bright and without spotting. Text was translated from the Russian. This monograph seeks to acquaint the reader with the mathematical apparatus of Cauchy type integrals and singular integral equations. Also explores applications to the solution of problems in potential theory, the theory of elasticity and other areas of mathematical physics.447 pages. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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13 No Author Operational Theory and Definitions of EMAC Calculator
New York, New York Manufacturing Laboratories 1960 Hard Cover Very Good No DJ, as Issued 
This is a hardbound "book" which opens to reveal two pockets, one on either side, and both printed with instructional text for understanding and using the enclosed computational wheel housed in one of the pockets. The remaining pocket holds an unused pad of EMAC Data entry sheets. Contents are excellent. Blue boards are clean with isolated spots of fading, 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Mathematics of the Cosmic Mind; A Study In Mathematical Symbols, Plummer, L. Gordon
14 Plummer, L. Gordon The Mathematics of the Cosmic Mind; A Study In Mathematical Symbols
U.S.A. Theosophical Pub House 1982 0835600300 / 9780835600309 Second Edition, Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good No DJ 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Book is clean and tightly bound, but lacking dust jacket. There are no bumps to boards and no names or writing. Book measures 7-1/4" x 10-3/4" and has 224 pages, including a few blank pages at back of book for making notes. Fortunately, these have not been used.The book is illustrated throughout with 31 drawings and 13 color models.The book's premise is to use mathematics as a tool to studying the inner system of the solar system and to "test experimentally the concept of a living universe, comprising numberless planes of consciousness as taught by Theosophy." 
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Calculus of Variations and Control Theory: Proceedings of a Symposium Conducted by the Mathematics Research Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, September 22-24, 1975, Russell, David L.;University of Wisconsin--Madison;Young, L. C.
15 Russell, David L.;University of Wisconsin--Madison;Young, L. C. Calculus of Variations and Control Theory: Proceedings of a Symposium Conducted by the Mathematics Research Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, September 22-24, 1975
New York Academic Press 1976 0126041504 / 9780126041507 Hard Cover Near Fine Fine 
Crisp clean book which belies its age. Pristine boards and pages with only one fault -- former owner's name pritned at top of front free endpaper -- otherwise pristine. Dustjacket is likewise clean and shows no tears or chips. Will arrive in brand new mylar.409 pages including index. See photos for table of contents. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Inequalities -- III, Shisha, Oved (editor)
16 Shisha, Oved (editor) Inequalities -- III
New York Academic Press 1972 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Crisp beautiful book clean as a whistle inside and out. Attractive blue boards show handsome beveled edge at front.Only fault is an indecipherable line of writing at top right corner of title page. Jacket is likewise very clean with just two tiny tears to bottom edge at back and is protected by brand new mylar. This is the third volume of a three volume series on the topic of inequalities which appear in almost all branches of mathematics. 386 pages including index. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Quantum Field Theory in Condensed Matter Physics, Tsvelik, Alexei M.
17 Tsvelik, Alexei M. Quantum Field Theory in Condensed Matter Physics
West Nyack, New York, U.S.A. Cambridge Univ Press 1995 0521454670 / 9780521454674 First Printiing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Very nice book, clean and unmarked with very white pages and page edges. No names or writing and jacket without tears or chips.Will arrive protected by brand new mylar cover.Outlines essential methods of quantum field theory, including path integrals, Feynman daigrams, and renormalization and then applies them to such topics as electro-dynamics in metals, relativistic fermions, and the Aharonov-Bohm effect. Also discusses non-perturbative techniques and strongly fluctuating spin systems, conformed symmetry and Kondo chains etc. 332 pages. Indexed. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Chaotic Transport in Dynamical Systems, Wiggins, Stephen
18 Wiggins, Stephen Chaotic Transport in Dynamical Systems
Secaucus, New Jersey, U.S.A. Springer Verlag 1992 0387975225 / 9780387975221 First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine No DJ, as Issued 
Crisp clean book designed without dustjacket. No names or writing and pages and page edges pristine. Only fault is a whisper of a bump to top front corner.Interdisicplinary Applied Mathematics. 116 illustrations. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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