Computers (Science & Tech)
San Mateo, California: Morgan Kaufman Publishers, Inc. 1990. US Edition. Qto. VG-/ - no DJ. solid black wraps spine with white and bright blue uppercase title centered between standard white editors and tiny white uppercase publisher name close to tail of spine, no reading crease, but with mild abrasion to wraps spine sides, just as lightly as along the volume perimeter. large/heavy crease centrally, though title text in yellow, white and blue uppercase above graphic and editors in white below. lightly curled at softcover corners, some with tiny creases. text interior is clear, text interior page corners are neat, no damage. textblock is very clear, chapters include numbered figures in b/w. many chapters run in two columns vertically, but wraps volume also includes chapter text that runs in two stout vertical columns, text readable, parallel to exterior spine titling, but within textblock. smooth ivory signatures with some signs of faint wear, mostly clear on edges and foreedge. this compendium is 754 pp. softcover in acceptable exterior condition. ISBN # 1558601309.
United States: O'Reilly, 2015. Reprint. Reprint; Small Quarto; VG/No-DJ (paperback); Spine is mostly purple with image of snake head at head of spine, white text; Covers have some edge wear, some rubbing to corners, joints and hinges are strong, design is clear; Text block has general signs of handling, a couple of creased corners, content is clear; pp 459; Additional shipping cost for international and expedited shipping.
Indianapolis, Indiana: Wiley Publishing, Inc. 2003. First Printing. small Qto. VG/ - no DJ. red tipped wrappers spine at ends, between glossy black textbox, with white titling, color graphic thumbnail square beneath. ivory glossy softcover, enlarged titling. both exterior panels show minimal wear and no impressions. numbered figures and tables within chapters. soft textblock, cream ivory edges, no creases/folds nor markings. 405 pp. ISBN # 0471433012.
Germany: Springer-Verlag, 2009. US Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. vivid blue segment, lime square and powder blue glossy HC with overlaying white titling. neat sturdy panels, very glossy and sharply cornered. bright white copy, flipped through lightly, with some illustrated figures within the chapters. strong binding, tight and brightly white copy, interior and exterior. 300 pp. ISBN# 9783642011719.
Cambridge, MA; London: MIT Press, 1990. Octavo; VG+/G; Cream spine with brown accent and black text; Spine of DJ sunned, 2"open tear on top front near spine, small closed tears at bottom, price sticker on back, mylar sleeve protects DJ from future wear; Boards strong, corners sharp, binding strong; Textblock clean, pages crisp; pp 286.
Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1993. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG. black matte DJ spine with ivory uppercase for title, author and publisher symbol. light rubbing and handling, no impressions to black jacket front and rear. black cloth HB, spine stamped in gold. text skimmed with no writing. neatly bound and bright copy. 252 pp. ISBN# 0262032104.
Berlin, Heidelberg, New York London: Springer-Verlag, 1988. Proceedings. Octavo; good;none; white spine with black text; ex library, stamps and markings; some blackened; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 568 pp.; illus. graphs, charts, figures; binding, shaken; boards, staining; rubbed; else good.
New York: M&T Books, 1993. First Edition. Octavo; G+/No Jacket Paperback; Purple spine with black lettering; Covers have some bumping at the corners and the upper spine edge; Binding is tight; Text block has some highlighting and underlining (fewer than 25 pages); EX-Libris ink stamp on half title page; NOTE: Includes 4.5" disk; 546 pp.
New York, NY: Marcel Dekker, Inc. 1984. First Printing. 8vo. VG+/ -no DJ. tanned ivory glossy HC with bright medium blue titles. gray panel front board with partial tonal striping along rightmost edge or blue text filled ivory rear. figures and tables numbered within each chapter. 257 pp. ISBN# 082477163X.
Redlands, California: Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. 1994. Third Edition. slim, wider 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. off white wraps spine, tiny thin black type. covers ivory likewise, mild color cover graphics, but without impressions and negligible edgewear. trade paperback, above average shape without interior marks or writing. 152 pp.
The Netherlands: Eindhoven Univesity of Technology, 1999. first edition. octavo in light grey glossy hard covers with black and red letters; VG; tiny bump on lower left spine; binding strong; text and paper in good condition; contains research on "interference freeness" and programming logic; pp. 370; shelved in Computers section.
Chichester: Ellis Harwood Limited, 1987. Ex library; G+/no dust jacket; Purple spine with white text; Scuffing across boards, rubbing at corners and head and tail of spine; Library stamp on fore edge of text block, light staining along edge of text block, library stickers and stamps on front and read paste-downs and end-papers, interior is clean and undamaged; 250pp.
New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 1996. Second Edition. large 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. silver tone glossy HC with centered black title between red author and black edition, publisher symbol at tail. multiple veins and creases to spine between pushed in puckered tail. a touch bumped corners, some abrading to panels, superficially. water-damage to top edge of text block, binding is average, sealed hinges and generally read condition. basically clear white sheets. edges are smooth and unmarked. 326 pp. ISBN# 0387945938.
Redwood City, CA: Jerry FitzGerald & Associates, 1990. Second Edition. Quarto: VG-/no-DJ paperback: Green spine with dark green text: Covers are clean with some mild scuff marks, light shelfwear, chipping down hinges, binding solid: Textblock has light dust staining to exterior, pages darkened with age but unmarked: 213 pp.
Englewood Cliffs: Prentice Hall, 1969. Second printing. Octavo; VG-/VG-; White spine with blue text; DJ has slight edgewear, few faint marks/surface scuffing present, 0.5" closed tear on front cover head; Boards strong, minor rubbing to spine; Textblock shows moderate foxing along exterior edges, interior clean; 237pp.
Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press/ A Bradford Book, 1990. First Printing. thick 8vo. VG-/VG-. solid gray glossy DJ spine and background for front and rear panels, titling is in standard black lettering along with editors. front jacket repeats standard black lettering for title and editors above a large molecular graphic in purple/white/black with a slimline white border. rear with much text detail adverts for other Bradford Books. heavily fatigued at tip of DJ spine and along the upper edge, the remainder of the creasing is obvious and affects the inner flaps both. intact spine ends, though visible strain to cloth shows. one tiny dents to front panel bottom, rest cloth volume excellent and spot free solid black cloth boards. 613 pp. ISBN # 0262071029.
Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Computer Society Press, 1995. Second Printing. Qto. VG+/ - no DJ. tall glossy white spine, two lines of title characters in dark blue uppercase aligned above tiny green italics for authors, just above medium blue logo/publisher. boards and illustrated panel area no impressions but small bump to front upper right corners, else ends and edges neat. blank white fep/ffep and textblock interior is lightly skimmed and has large numbered figures. sturdy glossy white boards, unmarked white edges, all sides. 450 pp. ISBN # 0818665424.
New York: Penguin, 1996. Revised 1996 Edition. Octavo; VG; Orange spine with black and blue lettering; Only minor shelfwear, small bump at upper right corner, otherwise excellent condition; Binding tight, text clean; CD-ROM unopened and still attached; Book has been signed on a Penguin bookplate attached to inner front cover; 332 pages; Shelved in Case #5.
Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2011. First Edition. small Qto. VG+/ - no DJ. yellow tipped wrappers spine with rainbow background for white titles, rest tile tall black type on bright yellow. generally bright yellow paperback with type in black, much illustrations and images in full color in the foreground. black and blue text in wraps interior are highlighted by instructional photos and more. 334 pp. ISBN #9781118107379.
New York, NY: Academic Press, Inc. 1971. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. dark blue DJ spine with small white titling between concentrated creasing and wear to head and tail of spine. remainder of panels mainly off white, some toning. burgundy cloth HB, with stamped gilt titling, adjacent panels solid. age-toning to fep/ffep, prior owner's name on right fep. neat throughout textblock. 196 pp. ISBN# 0122994507.
New York, NY: Current / Penguin Group, 2014. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. off white, olive tones, aqua and olive/brown shade the full jacket-panel; the DJ spine strip has black author, and remainder titling in white overlaying the irregular color segments of cover. HB Is black with vivid aqua metallic titling stamped. tightly bound inside covers, skimmed lightly and compact in 243 pp. ISBN# 97815918406932.
Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2003. First Printing. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. off white spine, no creasing, with black and dark yellow bold uppercase titles, between lavender tip and black tail with dark yellow publisher symbol. front and rear are matte softcovers in basic off white, with enlarged titling and much informative text detail. minimal edgewear, corners of neat volume mildly curled. no discoloration to fore-edge and top/bottom, just as text interior, including numbered figures. 455 pp. ISBN # 0131403745.
New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1962. First edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; Yellow spine with black text; Dustjacket in protective plastic cover, DJ age toned, edges have a few tiny closed tears, back a 1-inch closed tear in top right, spine's top right has tiny chip, DJ has a few light surface creases; Boards straight and strong, pastedowns lightly age toned, binding strong; Textblock lightly age toned, front pastedown has a small stamp and prior owner's name in small letters in blue ink at top, interior clean; 286 pp.
Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, Inc. 1993. First Edition. Qto. VG+/ - no DJ. black glossy hardcover spine with much white titling fills spine between tiny author lettering at tip and publisher symbol at tail. front and rear panels are smooth and excellent. bright white endpapers with near fine text interior, corners smooth and textblock has no markings or discoloration. numbered figures in b/w within chapters, excellent interior shape and bright white edges and foreedge. an excellent, near fine volume. 398 pp. ISBN # 08493897412.
Burlington,MA: Elsevier, Inc. / Focal Press, 2008. First Printing. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. solid evergreen volume spine, with crease, peach titling between author and cover thumbnail, red publisher colorblock at tail. minimal edgewear, lightly worn wraps spine tail. rear softcover has mild curvature from shelfwear. neat within volume interior, with numbered figures and tables. solid shape, paperback of very good unmarked quality. 596 pp. ISBN # 9780240810409.
Paris: Masson, 1979. Wide octavo; good+/wraps; black spine with pink and yellow text; ex libris, inscribed in French, half-title page; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 401 pp.; charts, tables, graphs and text figures; all edges, chipping and wear; spine, tail-edge, split start; panels, curly; else very good; ---TEXT IN FRENCH.
California: Bishop Graphics, 1979. Second Printing. Quarto; VG/VG; dust jacket w/protective sleeve; spine blue w/white lettering, creasing at joints, evidence of wear and fraying at spine & edges, shelf wear; boards clean, firm; binding strong; writing of prev owner name at top of txt block, pages have minimal wear/aging, in very good condition. 196pp.