Providence: American Mathematical Society, 1956. Octavo; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, grey with gold print; Boards in grey cloth with gold print, some spotting, mild wear to bottom edge and spine caps, bump to lower portion of rear cover; Textblock has vendor stamp on front endpapers, mild tanning to endpapers, otherwise clean and tight; iii, 316 pages.
Math (Science & Tech)
Palo Alto, California: Annual Reviews Inc., 1986. First Edition. Octavo; VG/none; HB, red full cloth binding w/ gilt text on spine and boards, spine title on black plate; minor shelf wear and bumping, SIGNED BY MARSHALL NIRENBERG, 1968 Nobel laureate in the field of medicine, on ffep, dated June 16, 1986, Bethesda, occasional pen-marking in text block; 498 pp; text figures; else very good.
Bronx: Chelsea Publishing Company. Octavo; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, yellow with black print; Boards in yellow cloth with black print, some smudging, small tear at front bottom edge, bumps to upper outside corners, slight wear to spine caps; Textblock has name in ink on front endpapers and slight stain on rear endpapers, otherwise clean and tight; includes four essays: “On the congruence of sets and their equivalence by finite decomposition”, by W. Sierpinski; “The mathematical theory of the top”, by F. Klein; “Graphical methods”, by C. Runge; “Introduction to the theory of algebraic equations”, by L.E. Dickson; variously paged.
Boston: Ginn and Company, 1914. Pierpont, James. Octavo; G; grey spine with green text; boards have rubbing on front, back, and spine, bumping along edges, wear to hinges, light staining on back, interior boards have age toning; textblock has age toning; interior pages has age toning, small book plate pasted on the first page; 584pp.
London; London: Baldwin, Cradock and Joy; Priestley and Weale, 1827; 1829. Small Quarto; VG-; Dark beige spine with black text [Part II]; Green slipcase has slight rubbing to exterior, minor wear to corners, cloth covering spine detaching toward tail edge, cloth covering head edge slight detaching; Part I contains loose bindings numbering 141 uncut pp, outer pages show slight age toning, rough edges, interior pages unmarked; Part II has 431 pp; bound in paper covers, covers show slight browning to exteriors, chipping to spine edges, minor wear to edges; text block has light wear and ivory toning to exterior edges, foxing to inside covers, foxing to first and last two pages; interior clean;.
London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office. First Edition. 8vo, iv, 41 pages, tables; G-; white cover with black print, peripheral foxing to cover and edges of pages, some creasing to front of cover, slight bumps to outer corners, back cover creased; clean interior; "Presented to Parliament by the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry by Command of Her Majesty, February 1972."
Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University. First Edition. 8vo, 31 pages, 1 leaf of plates, illustrated; G; buff cover with black and brown print, light smudging, pencil notations at top and bottom, mild bump to lower right corner; back has crease at upper left corner through to last past; interior clean but for library stamp on page 1 and page 31.
Providence: American Mathematical Society, 1962. Octavo. VG/no dj - hardback. Ex-library copy; Volume 7 only; Green spine with black text/title; boards are strong and clean; purple library stamp on the front free end page; blue library stamp on the title page; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 449.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1963. Octavo; VG/ VG- Hardcover; Green and white spine with black text; Heavy shelf wear to dust jacket, aging, fraying and minor tears to corners,sides and edges,blemish along rear jacket edge, toning within interior dj; Boards are strong, binding solid, toning along pastedown and free end pages, previous owners inscription on front free end page; Age toning along text block exterior, otherwise text block clean; 373 pp; Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 62-9189.
New York: Dover Publications, 1965. Quarto. VG-/no DJ - softcover. Tan-brown and green spine with black text/title; covers are mostly clean but some slight residue on the front cover and mild to moderate edgewear by the spine (some minor tears and creases with the largest measuring about an inch); binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 1045.
Washington, D. C. National Bureau of Standards, 1964. 4th printing, December 1965, with corrections. Thick Quarto good-/none; red spine with gilt lettering; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; Ex Library markings; text block, clean; light toning starts; binding, shaken; else very good. 1046pp. ---Offered as is, shaken binding.
First Edition. 8vo., paged -276; VG-; brown cover with black print, pencil notations at top edge, mild creasing, upper right corner slightly bumped; back cover has blue library stamp at top edge; clean interior, right edge of pages slightly creased; "Reprinted from Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, Vol. 16, No. 10, May, 1926"; "Papers from the Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, No. 604."
lLondon, Edinburgh, Glasgow, New York: Oxford University Press, 1946. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Black spine with gold text; Text block is slightly age toned with foxing on first & last few pages, former library stamp & white out on ffep, white out on front pastedown, deckled fore edge, pages are unmarked; pp 265.
New York, St. Louis, San Francisco: McGraw-Hill Book Company. Second edition. Octavo; G+/G-; Off-white spine with dark red text; Dust jacket has rubbed exterior, edges, & corners due to shelf wear with slightly age toned rear; Boards have slightly sunned exteriors and minor edge wear, otherwise sturdy; Text block is lightly age toned edges, but pages are unmarked; Previous owner's name on ffep; pp 317.
New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing Co., 1961-1963. Octavo; G+/G; Ex-Library; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, green with white print; DJs have small tears across top and bottom edges and at spine caps, slight creasing, shelfwear; Boards in pink cloth with blue print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, but clean and strong; Text blocks have library stamp on title pages and rear endpapers, library pocket affixed to rear endpapers, text clean and tight; 2 volumes (xi, 147, 218 pages).
New York and London: Blaisdell Publishing Company, 1962. First edition. Octavo; pp 247; G/G-; navy spine with yellow and blue text; dust jacket has chipping to spine edges and corners, 1 inch tear to front tail edge at spine, rubbing and wear to fore edges and joints; cloth has sun fading and light moisture staining to spine, light wear to boards; text block has age toning to exterior edges, previous owner's name to ffep;.
Providence: American Mathematical Society, 1964. 2nd printing of revised edition. Large Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Blue spine with gold text; This volume only; Boards have slight white smudges on exterior with lightly sunned spine and minor edge wear, but panels are study and intact; Previous owner's name on front pastedown; Text block has darkened slightly due to age with clean pages and tight binding; pp 210.
Jerusalem: Israeli Program for Scientific Translations, 1971. First English language printing. Paperback octavo. Good with no dust jacket. Gray spine with black lettering. Slight shelf-wear to the front wrapper at the edges. Gentle crease to top front corner of wrappers. Slight shelf-wear to the spine at the hinges. Deeper wear to the rear wrapper where a bookplate or other adhesive marking has been removed at the top half of the wrapper. Binding intact. Slight foxing to top text block edge, otherwise edges clean. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 482pp. Translated from the original Russian.
Reading: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1957. Octavo. VG/Poor DJ. Brown and black spine with black, beige, and brown text/title; dustjacket is rubbed with multiple significant tears throughout, most of which has been taped to keep the dustjacket together; boards are strong and clean; pen writing on the front free end page; pen writing on the back free end page; binding is strong; textblock has pen writing and pen underlining across multiple pages. Pp. 553.
Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 1962. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. sunned solid plum DJ spine with white italics for title centered between the tiny white capitals for smaller white author and publisher. edgewear is moderate and general stress and handling appears as whitish chipping to head and foot, in addition to the corners and a few small closed cuts. light khaki clothbound HB spine has black titling between gently pushed in ends and sharply cornered adjacent panels. prior owner ink name/date on right fep. the ivory text is clear, corners neatly aligned and edges a smooth ivory. 287 pp.
The Mathematical Association of America. second printing. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; White spine with black & brown text; Covers have light wear on exterior, otherwise with sturdy and intact panels, sticker on rear; Text block has slight wear on exterior edges with tight binding and unmarked pages; missing disk (CD) on rear pastedown; pp 184.
Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1988. US Edition. slim 8vo. VG-/VG-. medium blue DJ spine with tiny white titling, centered and segmented by two fine line white bands. heavy scuffing makes spine lettering partially indiscernible. similar wear to jacket front medium blue frame along the upper edge and fore-edge. navy clothbound volume with stamped gilt titling, segmented by light blue accent bands. few spots on right fep. slim volume, ivory sheets clear inside, neat outer edges. 133 pp. ISBN# 0691084807.
Tokyo: 1877. First Edition. 8vo., 7 pages + 1 folded leaf of plates; G; yellow cover with black print, pencil inscription at top, pencil inscription beneath title "Tokyo, 1877", peripheral tanning, smudging, some spotting, creasing along spine edge, chipping/slight tears at all edges, vertical center crease throughout; back has chipping along edges, smudging, some spotting, creasing along spine, peripheral tanning; spine edge of cover deteriorating; inside corners are bumped/folded, some bumping at outer edge of pages, slight spotting, smudging at lower right page corners, clean text.
United States: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1968. Octavo; VG-/No-DJ; Spine is blue with gold text; Boards have general edge wear, rubbing and bumping to head of spine, rubbing to corners, joints are intact, hinges intact, some scratches and marks, design is clear; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 293.
Paris: Didot; etal. 1747. Nouvelle edition. Small octavo; VG+/none; brown leather spine with gilt lettering and raised bands; gilt filigree in panels; major shelf wear and bumping; edges and joints, chipping and wear; edges, tinted red; endpapers, marbling; 574 pp. else good; TEXT IN FRENCH. Shelved Dupont: Case 10.
New York, NY. Academic Press. 1974. Translation of the 9th Edition. OCTAVO; GOOD/NONE; HB; Blue Cloth Spine w/ White Text; Ex Library, Stamp; Some Shelf Wear w. Bumping; Text block, Clean; 528pp.; Illus., B&W Formulas; Spine, Sunned, Stains, Rubbing, Water Damage, Small Tear; Toning, Water Damage, Stains.
New York, St. Louis, San Francisco, Toronto: McGraw-HIll Book Company, 1968. Small quarto; G/no-DJ paperback; light green spine with black text; covers have slight wear on exterior; bent front tail edge; slight wear along spine edges & fore edge; exterior of panels are lightly rubbed; panels are sturdy & intact, otherwise; text block has slightly wear on exterior, due to handling; first few pages have bent tail fore edges; text pages show little wear and are intact; pp 279.