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CATASTROPHE THEORY AND ITS APPLICATIONS
Written by Tim Poston; Ian Stewart.
Stock no. 1811351
Published by Pitman. 1st 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Surveys and Reference Works in Mathematics 2. This first integrated treatment of the main ideas behind Rene Thom's theory of catastrophes aims to make them accessible to scientists wishing to apply the theory in their own fields of research. Orange boards, gilt title to spine. xviii and 491 pages including index. ISBN: 0273010298. Text block a little dusty. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is unevenly faded.

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TAYLOR EXPANSIONS AND CATASTROPHES
Written by T. Poston; I.N. Stewart.
Stock no. 1811344
Published by Pitman Publishing. 1st 1976. Slightly better than very good condition.

Research Notes in Mathematics 7. Red cardwraps. 168 pages including index. Five papers concerned with various aspects of Taylor series expansions in relation to catastrophe theory. ISBN: 0273009648. Small nick to vertical edge of rear cover else fine.

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MANIFOLDS-TOKYO 1973
Written by Akio Hattori.
Stock no. 1811335
Published by University Of Tokyo. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Proceedings of the International Conference on Manifolds and Related Topics in Topology Tokyo, 1973. Orange and red patterned cloth boards, black titles. x and 433 pages including index. ISBN: 0860081095. Edges lightly rubbed, boards clean. Minor foxing to text block, contents clean. Orange dustwrapper is lightly edge rubbed and slightly grubby.

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PRINCIPLES OF DYNAMICS
Written by Rodney Hill.
Stock no. 1811331
Published by Pergamon Press. 1st 1964. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Presenting dynamics as a classic model of the scientific theory. Red cloth, blue title block to spine with gilt title. viii and 191 pages including index. Corners slightly bumped. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is grubby.

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ABEL'S THEOREM AND THE ALLIED THEORY INCLUDING THE THEORY OF THE THETA FUNCTIONS
Written by H.F. Baker.
Stock no. 1811328
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1897. Almost very good condition.

Pure Mathematics. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. xix and 684 pages. Ex-lib with minimal stamps. Boards scuffed, spine lightly browned. Front endpaper missing. Some foxing present else contents clean.

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THE MOTION OF A SURFACE BY ITS MEAN CURVATURE
Written by Kenneth A. Brakke.
Stock no. 1811324
Published by Princeton University Press; University Of Tokyo. 1st 1978. Very good condition.

Yellow cardwraps. Mathematical Notes series. Covers a little scuffed. Minor foxing to text block. Contents clean.

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ELEMENTS OF GENERAL TOPOLOGY
Written by Sze-Tsen Hu.
Stock no. 2119130
Published by Holden-Day. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This book gives an introductory first course in general topology for upper-division students as well as first year graduate students in mathematics. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned with some creasing.

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LECTURES ON GAME THEORY
Written by E.S. Ventzel.
Stock no. 2119121
Published by Hindustan Publishing Corporation. 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

International Monographs on Advanced Mathematics and Physics. Some bumping to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chips to corners and wear along edges.

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GEOMETRICAL INVESTIGATIONS ILLUSTRATING THE ART OF DISCOVERY IN THE MATHEMATICAL FIELD
Written by John Pottage; Stillman Drake.
Stock no. 2119037
Published by Addison-Wesley Publishing Company Inc.. 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An age-old dialogue resumes when the author resurrects Galileo's characters Salviati, Sagredo and Simplicio to dramatize the often imperfect but ever creative world of mathematical thought. ISBN: 0201057336. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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INTUITIVE CONCEPTS IN ELEMENTARY TOPOLOGY
Written by B.H. Arnold.
Stock no. 2119003
Published by Prentice-Hall Inc.. 1962. Very good condition.

Red pictorial boards. This book has evolved from successive revisions of notes used to teach a one-quarter course in topology to students with a background in elementary calculus; additional material has been included to make the text suitable for a one-semester course (taught at Oregon State University). Foxing and some browning to covers. Some scuff marks. Name in ink to front endpaper. Annotation in ink to page 4. Foxing to outer page edges.

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STUDIES IN GEOMETRY
Written by Leonard Blumenthal; Karl Menger.
Stock no. 2118966
Published by W.H. Freeman and Company. 1st USA 1970. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Written for graduate students in mathematics and for professional mathematicians, this book deals with four related geometric theories rather than presenting a survey of geometry. ISBN: 0716704374. Browning to cover edges. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is fadeed to spine, with edge-creasing and a few closed tears and chips.

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LINEAR TOPOLOGICAL SPACES
Written by J.L. Kelley; Isaac Namioka; et al.
Stock no. 2118859
Published by D. Van Nostrand. Circa 1963. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The University Series in Higher Mathematics. Small mark to base of spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned with piece of loss to base of spine; couple of closed tears; chipping/perforations along edges of wrapper panels; so flaps, especially to rear could be removed.

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