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INTRODUCTION TO ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY
Written by W. Gordon Welchman.
Stock no. 1610350
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1950. Very good condition.
Blue cloth; gilt title to spine. Base of spine bumped. Slight mottling to boards; spine slightly faded. Top edges dusty and foxed. Contents clean and bright.
AN ELEMENTARY TREATISE ON CURVE TRACING
Written by Percival Frost.
Stock no. 1814875
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 4th 1926. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Fourth Edition revised by R.J.T. Bell. Dark blue cloth boards. xvi and 210 pages including index plus two sided publisher advert to rear. 17 fold-out plates. Reprint of the 4th edition. Plain dustwrapper is worn at edges.
TEXT-BOOK ON SPHERICAL ASTRONOMY
Written by W.M. Smart.
Stock no. 1814869
Published by Cambridge University Press. 4th 1947. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Fourth Edition. Based on lectures given annually in the University of Cambridge and on a parallel course of instruction in Practical Astronomy at the Observatory. Black cloth boards, silver title to spine. 430 pages. Reprint of 4th edition. Light mottling to cloth. Prize plate to front pastedown. Page 119 and 123 have tears to margins (not affecting text) possibly caused by a printing fault. Dustwrapper is browned and has a small name in red ink to top of front panel.
A TREATISE ON HIGHER TRIGONOMETRY
Written by J.B. Lock.
Stock no. 1814864
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 4th 1893. Very good condition.
Fourth Edition, enlarged, with the addition of a chapter on Antiparallels. Small format. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 217 pages plus 1 page publisher advert to rear. Ex-lib with school plate to front pastedown and stamp to head of chapter I. Spine rubbed, gilt title to spine thus faded. Browning to text block.
PRACTICAL GEOMETRY A COURSE OF CONSTRUCTION OF PLANE GEOMETRICAL FIGURES
Written by R. Burchett.
Stock no. 1814859
Published by Chapman & Hall. 16th Good condition.
Very dark green cloth with gilt title to spine. For the Use of Art Schools. Fold-out pages with diagrams. Sixteenth Edition. No date but circa 1875 going by the prize plate to front pastedown. Boards heavily browned/faded, corners worn. Grubby marks to contents.
GEOMETRY AND ARCHITECTURE IN ISLAMIC JERUSALEM: A STUDY OF THE ASHRAFIYYA
Written by Archie G. Walls.
Stock no. 1814502
Published by Scorpion Publishing Ltd. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition.
A penetrating study of the Ashrafiyya by one of the leading authorities on the architecture of the Middle East. The Ashrafiyya is an important madrasa (religious school) built by the sultan of Egypt in the late 15th Century. Large format. White cardwraps. B/w photos and diagrams. 207 pages including index. ISBN: 0905906896.
KEY TO THOMSON'S TREATISE ON ARITHMATIC IN THEORY AND PRACTICE
Written by James Thomson.
Stock no. 1609417
Published by Simms And Mcintyre. 1853. Good condition.
Small format. Black boards, gilt title on spine is "Thomson's Key". Spine and corners bumped. Board edges worn, top of spine chipped with loss. Boards marked with some surface damage. A little foxing and browning.
AN INTRODUCTION TO PROJECTIVE GEOMETRY
Written by C.W. O'Hara; D.R. Ward.
Stock no. 1609354
Published by Oxford at the Clarendon Press. 1st 1937. Very good condition.
Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Boards scuffed, spine dulled, with some rubbing to board edges. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. Contents clean.
THE HISTORY OF THE ABACUS
Written by J.M. Pullan.
Stock no. 1609241
Published by Frederick A. Praeger. 1st USA 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The use of the abacus from the prehistoric era to the 18th century. An appendix provides instructions on the use of counters. Spine bumped. Wrapper rubbed at edges.
TILINGS AND PATTERNS
Written by Branko Grunbaum; G.C. Shephard.
Stock no. 1813056
Published by W.H. Freeman and Company. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A truly authoritative, comprehensive, and systematic treatment of the subject of tilings and patterns, focusing on classification and enumeration of tilings. Written in a style that makes it accessible to readers with very little mathematical background. Thick, square format. Grey cloth boards, green foil title to spine. B/w diagrams throughout. ix and 700 pages including index. ISBN: 0716711931. Light wear to top & tail of spine, base of text block grubby. Some page edge creasing else contents clean. Dustwrapper is faded to spine and lightly edge-creased.
SPECIAL RELATIVITY FOR PHYSICISTS
Written by G. Stephenson; C.W. Kilmister.
Stock no. 1608935
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Blue boards, gilt title to spine. This book is suitable for students reading for an honours degree course in either physics or mathematics and contains a large number of applications of interest to the research physicist and electrical engineer, including high energy particle accelerators, classical meson theory, particle decay schemes, the Dirac wave equation, relativistic hydrodynamics, de Broglie waves, the relativistic Child-Langmuir law and many other topics. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents clean and bright. wrapper has a little rubbing and a few foxspots; old price sticker to front flap.
Written by V.I. Arnold.
Stock no. 2121796
Published by Springer-Verlag. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition.
Translated by R.K. Thomas from the Russian original. Clearly explains what catastrophe theory is and why it has aroused considerable fervor among defenders and detractors. Yellow cardwraps. 78 pages. ISBN: 354012859X. A few minor marks to covers and text block. Contents fine.