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Simple Models of Group Behavior

By: Bartos, Otomar J.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press: 1967

Seller ID: 2204632

ISBN: 0231028938

Condition: Very Good


Creases to spine and front wrapper, sticker to rear wrapper. 1967 Trade Paperback. xii, 345 pp. An assessment of the increasing importance of the literature of mathematical models for social scientists which brings together some of the most promising attempts of mathematicians in the field of social theory.This text book is intended to introduce social scientists with little mathematical background to a body of mathematically expressed substantive theories, utilizing rel... View more info

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Yankee Stargazer: The Life of Nathaniel Bowditch

By: Berry, Robert Elton

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Whittlesey House / McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.: 1941

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 1930671

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing. Fore-edge of boards lightly bumped near base, ink 'welfare & recreation' stamp on top page ridge. 1941 Hard Cover. xi, 234 pp. 8vo. Original blue cloth, gilt titles. Reproduction of one of Bowditch's maps decorates endpapers. Includes several portrait plates in text. A biography of the mathematician whose influential work The New American Practical Navigator is still considered authoritative (it is carried on every commissioned U.S. Navy vessel). Bibliograp... View more info

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CRC Handbook of Mathematical Sciences

By: Beyer, William H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: CRC Press: 1978

Seller ID: 2265066

ISBN: 0849306558

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed, stamp to endpaper. 1978 Hard Cover. Compiles tables, formulas in algebra, geometry, trigonometry, calculus, statistics, probability and factoring as well as astrodynamics and business mathematics. View more info

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L'Aspect Moderne Des Mathematiques

By: Bouligand, M. Georges

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Librarie Scientifique Albert Blanchard: 1957

Seller ID: 1520671

Condition: Very Good


1957 Trade Paperback. 163 pp. French-language book on high mathematics. View more info

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Wave Propagation in Periodic Structures: Electric Filters and Crystal Lattices (Dover Books on Engineering and Engineering Physics)

By: Brillouin, Leon

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dover Publications, Inc.: 1953

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2266485

Condition: Good


Second edition. Large closed tear on rear wrapper, wrappers lightly toned, ink name and details of previous owner on half-title page (he was a member of the physics department at the University of Illinois). 1953 Trade Paperback. xii, 255, [21] pp. Classic treatment of wave propagation covers a broad variety of problems with a common mathematical background, from solid state physics to propagation along electric lines, X-rays, rest rays, certain optical reflections, elec... View more info

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La Locique Et La Science (Les Heures Scientifiques)

By: Cesari, P.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Dunod: 1955

Seller ID: 1520675

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1955 Trade Paperback. 171 pp. French text. French-language examination of mathematical logic and principles. View more info

Image for Cobb's Explanatory Arithmetick, Number Two; Containing the Compound Rules, and All That is Necessary of Every Other Rule in Arithmetick for Practical Purposes and the Transactions of Business; Adapted to the Understanding and Use of Larger Children, in Schools and Academies: to which is annexed A Practical System of Book-Keeping

Cobb's Explanatory Arithmetick, Number Two; Containing the Compound Rules, and All That is Necessary of Every Other Rule in Arithmetick for Practical Purposes and the Transactions of Business; Adapted to the Understanding and Use of Larger Children, in Schools and Academies: to which is annexed A Practical System of Book-Keeping

By: Cobb, Lyman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Birdsall & Huntley: 1834

Seller ID: 2129917

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed, ink name & date on front & rear endpapers. 1834 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 216 pp. 12mo. A guide to arithmetic designed for use by students. The author, Lyman Cobb, was a prominent writer of spelling books, and the main competition of his contemporary Noah Webster. His most well-known work is his speller, entitled A Just Standard for Pronouncing the English Language. View more info

Statistical Adjustment of Data (Dover Books on Elementary and Intermediate Mathematics Series)

By: Deming, W. Edwards

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Dover Publications, Inc.: 1943

Seller ID: 1501359

Condition: Very Good


Cover toned, ink name & date stamp on front flyleaf. 1943 Trade Paperback. 261 pp. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: William Edwards Deming (October 14, 1900 - December 20, 1993) was an American statistician, college professor, author, lecturer, and consultant. Deming is widely credited with improving production in the United States during World War II, although he is perhaps best known for his work in Japan. There, from 1950 onward he taught top management how to improve design (and th... View more info

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Ada's Algorithm: How Lord Byron's Daughter Ada Lovelace Launched the Digital Age

By: Essinger, James

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Melville House: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2272329

ISBN: 1612194087

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 2014 Hard Cover. xvi, 254 pp. Over 150 years after her death, a widely-used scientific computer program was named “Ada,” after Ada Lovelace, the only legitimate daughter of the eighteenth century’s version of a rock star, Lord Byron. Why? Because, after computer pioneers such as Alan Turing began to rediscover her, it slowly became apparent that she had been a key but overlooked figure in the invention of the computer. In Ada Lovela... View more info

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Random Arrangements For Some Three-Dimensional Lattice Designs (Cornell Miscellaneous Bulletin 19)

By: Federer, W.T.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Design: 1953

Seller ID: 1527863

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1953 Spiral-Bound Softcover. 178 pp. 10 1/4 x 8. An early article on the mathematical theory of three-dimensional lattices, designed to be used in biometrics. View more info

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Theory of Differential Equations - Six Volumes Bound as Three: One: Exact Equations and Pfaff's Problem; Two: Ordinary Equations, Not Linear; Three: Ordinary Equations, Not Linear; Four: Ordinary Linear Equations; Five and Six: Partial Differential Equations

By: Forsyth, Andrew Russell

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Dover Publications, Inc.: 1959

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2272284

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase. Jacket edges lightly rubbed with a couple tiny chips and tears to spine head of each volume, minor wear to slipcase edges. 1959 Hard Cover. xiii, [1], 340, xi, [1], 344; x, 391, [1], xvi, 534, [6]; xx, 478, xiii, [1], 596, [2] pp. 8vo. 1959 reissue of the work first released in 1890. Andrew Russell Forsyth (1858-1942) was an influential Scottish mathematician notable for incorporating the advances of Continental mathematics within the Briti... View more info

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Logic Machines and Diagrams

By: Gardner, Martin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1958

Seller ID: 2206177

ISBN: 1117849848

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, faint spots to boards, faint stain to top page ridge. 1958 Hard Cover. ix, 157 pp. The advent of the digital computer has rendered logic diagrams and manipulatives into historical footnotes. Nevertheless, they are significant in the historical development of logic as an area of mathematics. In this book Gardner describes the various ways syllogisms and propositions have been represented in diagrams, but he also spends a great deal of time explaining the person... View more info

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I Have a Photographic Memory

By: Halmos, Paul R.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: American Mathematical Society: 1987

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2155411

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Light fading to spine. 1987 Soft Cover. Paul R. Halmos, eminent mathematician and brilliant expositor, is also a snapshot addict. Between 1943 and 1988, Halmos photographed mathematicians, their spouses, their brothers and sisters and other relatives, their offices, their dogs, and their carillon towers. From the 6000 or so photographs in his collection, Halmos has chosen about 600 for this book. The pictures are candid shots showing mathematicians just bei... View more info

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Information & Coding Theory

By: Ingels, Franklin M.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Intext Educational Publishers: 1971

Seller ID: 1516609

Condition: Very Good


Jacket rubbed.Very Good. 1971 Hard Cover. 229 pp. Information Theory Measure by the axiomatic approach of Feinstein is developed and progresses to a discussion of the mathematical tools with which communication systems are analyzed and from which the techniques of Coding Theory are developed. Many practical coding schemes are discussed, providing a book useful to both the student and practicing engineer. Its emphasis is on physical insight, a practical orientation of pro... View more info

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Fractals: Endlessly Repeated Geometrical Figures

By: Lauwerier, Hans

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1991

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2272690

ISBN: 0691024456

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing. An exceptional copy. 1991 Trade Paperback. Fractals are shapes in which an identical motif repeats itself on an ever diminishing scale. A coastline, for instance, is a fractal, with each bay or headland having its own smaller bays and headlands--as is a tree with a trunk that separates into two smaller side branches, which in their turn separate into side branches that are smaller still. No longer mathematical curiosities, fractals are now a vital subject o... View more info

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The Fourth Dimension Simply Explained: A Collection of Essays Selected from Those Submitted in the Scientific American's Prize Competition

By: Manning, Henry P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Munn & Company, Inc.: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266218

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, edges lightly rubbed, a few minor spots to boards. 1910 Hard Cover. 251 pp. To remove the contents of an egg without puncturing its shell or to drink the liquor in a bottle without removing the cork is clearly unthinkable — or is it? Understanding the world of Einstein and curved space requires a logical conception of the fourth dimension. This readable, informative volume provides an excellent introduction to that world, with 22 essays that e... View more info

Image for An Accurate System of Surveying; in which is contained, I. Decimal Fractions, in a plain, concise, and easy Manner. II. The Extraction of the Square-Root. III. Plane Trigonometry, rectangular and oblique. IV. An exact Method to cast up the Contents of Lands. V. Field Surveying. The Whole being performed without the Use of Scale and Compasses, or a Table of Logarithms. In which is given, some Account of the Variation of the Needle, and the Causes of its Attraction.

An Accurate System of Surveying; in which is contained, I. Decimal Fractions, in a plain, concise, and easy Manner. II. The Extraction of the Square-Root. III. Plane Trigonometry, rectangular and oblique. IV. An exact Method to cast up the Contents of Lands. V. Field Surveying. The Whole being performed without the Use of Scale and Compasses, or a Table of Logarithms. In which is given, some Account of the Variation of the Needle, and the Causes of its Attraction.

By: Moore, Samuel

Price: $750.00

Publisher: T. Collier: 1796

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201310

Condition: Good


First edition. Collated and complete, with page 64 repeated as called for (Evans 30810). This copy belonged to Cyrus Avery (his name and date [Jany 2nd 1811] on first preface page), a surveyor himself. Avery's grandson, also named Cyrus, was the highway commissioner responsible for the construction of the famous Route 66. Boards rubbed, endpapers moderately foxed, lightly foxed throughout. 1796 Full-Leather. x, [6], 131 [i.e., 132], [4] pp. 4to. The first American work o... View more info

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Sir Cumference and the Sword in the Cone: A Math Adventure

By: Neuschwander, Cindy; Geehan, Wayne

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Scholastic: 2003

Seller ID: 2199394

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine. 2003 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 32 pp. Sir Cumference is backAnd he's not alone,Helping Sir VertexSeek the sword in the cone.King Arthur has hidden his sword, Edgecalibur. The knight who finds it will be the next king. Can Sir Cumference and Lady Di point Vertex in the right direction? Will Vertex's sharp thinking give him the edge?Keywords: CINDY NEUSCHWANDER WAYNE GEEHAN SIR CUMFERENCE SWORD CONE MATH MATHEMATICS CHILDREN PICT... View more info

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Sir Cumference and the First Round Table: A Math Adventure

By: Neuschwander, Cindy; Geehan, Wayne

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Scholastic: 1998

Seller ID: 2199396

ISBN: 0590002155

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine. 1998 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 32 pp. King Arthur and his knights have a royal tangle of problems. Their rectangular table is too long and their triangular table is too pointy, but they somehow must sit down and discuss the shape of the future. Join a knight named Sir Cumference, his wife, Lady Di of Ameter, and their son Radius as they use different strategies to solve this quandary. Full-color illustrations.Keywords: CINDY NEU... View more info

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World of Mathematics: A Small Library of the Literature of Mathematics from A'hmose the Scribe to Albert Einstein, Presented with Commentaries and Notes, in Four Volumes

By: Newman, James R.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1956

Seller ID: 2271073

Condition: Good


NO BOX. Spines creased, two cover corners creased. 1956 Trade Paperback. A monumental 4-volume reference, 15 years in the making, The World of Mathematics was specially designed to make mathematics more accessible to the inexperienced. It comprises non-technical essays on every aspect of the vast subject, including articles by scores of eminent mathematicians and other thinkers. View more info

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The Beauty of Fractals: Images of Complex Dynamical Systems

By: Peitgen, H.-O.; Richter, P.H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Springer-Verlag: 1986

Seller ID: 2272724

ISBN: 0387158510

Condition: Near Fine


1986 Large Hardcover. xii, 199, [3] pp. The authors present an unusual attempt to publicize the field of Complex Dynamics, an exciting mathematical discipline of respectable tradition that recently sprang into new life under the impact of modern computer graphics. Where previous generations of scientists had to develop their own inner eye to perceive the abstract aesthetics of their work, the astonding pictures assembled here invite the reader to share in a new mathemati... View more info

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The Mathematical Tourist: Snapshots of Modern Mathematics

By: Peterson, Ivars

Price: $3.00

Publisher: W.H. Freeman & Co.: 1988

Seller ID: 1515852

Condition: Very Good


Ink gift note on front endpaper. 1988 Hard Cover. 240 pp. The science writer Ivars Peterson conducts the reader through the world of modern mathematics. View more info

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Fractals, Chaos, Power Laws: Minutes from an Infinite Paradise

By: Schroeder, Manfred

Price: $10.00

Publisher: W.H. Freeman: 1991

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2272742

ISBN: 0716721368

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Lightly rubbed. 1991 Hard Cover. Self-similarity is a profound concept that shapes many of the laws governing nature and underlying human thought. It is a property of widespread scientific importance and is at the centre of much of the recent work in chaos, fractals, and other areas of current research and popular interest. Self-similarity is related to svmmetry and is an attribute of many physical laws: particle physics and those governing Newton's laws 0 ... View more info

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Mathematicians under the Nazis

By: Segal, Sanford L.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2271075

ISBN: 069100451X

Condition: Good


First edition. Jacket reverse and endpapers soiled, sticker on front jacket corner. 2003 Hard Cover. xxii, [2], 530, [2] pp. 8vo. Contrary to popular belief--and despite the expulsion, emigration, or death of many German mathematicians--substantial mathematics was produced in Germany during 1933-1945. In this landmark social history of the mathematics community in Nazi Germany, Sanford Segal examines how the Nazi years affected the personal and academic lives of those Ge... View more info

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The Elements of Continuum Mechanics

By: Truesdell, C.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, Inc.: 1966

Seller ID: 1800611

Condition: Very Good


2'' tear at head of front wrapper, faint smudge at foot of rear wrapper near spine. 1966 Large Softcover. 279 pp. A presentation of Continuum Mechanics. View more info

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Handbook of Mathematical Functions

By: U.S. Department of Commerce

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.S. Department of Commerce: 1972

Seller ID: 2265068

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library, lightly rubbed. 1972 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Includes formulas, graphs, and mathematical tables. View more info