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Elements of Euclid, the : The First Six Books, the Eleventh, the Twelfth, Book of Euclid's Data, Elements of Trigonometry
516 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; One of the classic books of mathematics and of the ancient world. Originally written around 300 BCE. This edition 1819. Hardcover, brown marbled leather, red band on spine with title (Simson's Euclid) in gilt, 516 pages, 5 tables, over 560 b/w line diagrams. ; Printed and published by A. Walker, Philadelphia, 1819. (Complete title: "The Elements of Euclid, viz The First Six Books, Together with the Eleventh and Twelfth, the Errors by which Theon, or Others, have Long Ago Vitiated these Books, are Corrected, and Some of Euclid's Demonstrations are Restored, also, the Book of Euclid's Data, in Like Manner Corrected; to this Edition are also Annexed, Elements of Plane and Spherical Trigonometry." Complete title of part two: "Notes, Critical and Geometrical, Containing an Account of Those Things in which this Edition Differs from the Greek Text, and the Reasons of the Alterations which Have been Made, as also Observations on Some of the Propositions." Part three: "Euclid's Data; in this Edition, Several Errors are Corrected and Some Propositions Added." Part four: "The Elements of Plane and Spherical Trigonometry") ; We have graded this item Fair. It has seen much use. Boards are chipped and scraped. Corners are heavily worn. Lower tips of many pages are discolored and some are chipped. Front endpaper has very old school label (over which is a 20thcentury monochrome bookplate) and a very old small library label. Owner name (William Hinckle, Dec. 19th, 1825) on front flyleaf in very old ink. Light to moderate foxing throughout. All pages are attached, all pages turn, everything is readable, binding is intact.
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516 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; One of the classic books of mathematics and of the ancient world. Originally written around 300 BCE. This edition 1819. Hardcover, brown marbled leather, red band on spine with title (Simson's Euclid) in gilt, 516 pages, 5 tables, over 560 b/w line diagrams. ; Printed and published by A. Walker, Philadelphia, 1819. (Complete title: "The Elements of Euclid, viz The First Six Books, Together with the Eleventh and Twelfth, the Errors by which Theon, or Others, have Long Ago Vitiated these Books, are Corrected, and Some of Euclid's Demonstrations are Restored, also, the Book of Euclid's Data, in Like Manner Corrected; to this Edition are also Annexed, Elements of Plane and Spherical Trigonometry." Complete title of part two: "Notes, Critical and Geometrical, Containing an Account of Those Things in which this Edition Differs from the Greek Text, and the Reasons of the Alterations which Have been Made, as also Observations on Some of the Propositions." Part three: "Euclid's Data; in this Edition, Several Errors are Corrected and Some Propositions Added." Part four: "The Elements of Plane and Spherical Trigonometry") ; We have graded this item Fair. It has seen much use. Boards are chipped and scraped. Corners are heavily worn. Lower tips of many pages are discolored and some are chipped. Front endpaper has very old school label (over which is a 20thcentury monochrome bookplate) and a very old small library label. Owner name (William Hinckle, Dec. 19th, 1825) on front flyleaf in very old ink. Light to moderate foxing throughout. All pages are attached, all pages turn, everything is readable, binding is intact.
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Euclid, with Robert Simson
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https://www.gwenfoss.com/product/sku/23774
50731130423774
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Practice Problems and Calculating Short Cuts : Burroughs Electric TwoTotal Calculator, Style 5 10 55
82 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall blue softcover, white plastic comb binding, 16 pages of practice problems + 2 pages of calculator rules + 64 pages of further examples and methods of making calculations, 82 total pages, several b/w photos. ; Main text dated 1949, some pages dated 1951. Topics include: Super speed. Compute payroll. Figure invoices. Fixed decimal point accumulation. Compound multiplication. Chainstore discount calculation. Division of large amounts. Prorating. Percentages. More. ; We have graded this item Fair. Moderate edgewear. Comb has one crack and two misshapen teeth otherwise holding together very well. Main defect: owner has marked answers (some in graphite, some in blue pencil) on many pages, in a very light hand, and name on front. (Image shows two interior pages) ; With this item you will also get: 2) The Story of Figures, 1951, 36 pages, 65 b/w photos and illustrations, very brief history of numbers, adding machines, William Seward Burroughs, his company and its products. 3) a total of twelve Calculator Problem Answer Sheets, most with comments and numbers lightly marked in pencil.
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82 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall blue softcover, white plastic comb binding, 16 pages of practice problems + 2 pages of calculator rules + 64 pages of further examples and methods of making calculations, 82 total pages, several b/w photos. ; Main text dated 1949, some pages dated 1951. Topics include: Super speed. Compute payroll. Figure invoices. Fixed decimal point accumulation. Compound multiplication. Chainstore discount calculation. Division of large amounts. Prorating. Percentages. More. ; We have graded this item Fair. Moderate edgewear. Comb has one crack and two misshapen teeth otherwise holding together very well. Main defect: owner has marked answers (some in graphite, some in blue pencil) on many pages, in a very light hand, and name on front. (Image shows two interior pages) ; With this item you will also get: 2) The Story of Figures, 1951, 36 pages, 65 b/w photos and illustrations, very brief history of numbers, adding machines, William Seward Burroughs, his company and its products. 3) a total of twelve Calculator Problem Answer Sheets, most with comments and numbers lightly marked in pencil.
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Burroughs
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https://www.gwenfoss.com/product/sku/23117
50731063223117
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Mathematics and Plausible Reasoning, Complete in 2 Volumes : Induction and Analogy in Mathematics, Patterns of Plausible Inference
531 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Set of 2 softcover columes, brown/red and gray/black, appendix, bibliography, footnotes, dozens of formulas and examples, many sample problems with solutions in rear. ; Vol1, [xvi] + 280 pages, copyright 1954, 12th printing, 1990. Vol2, [x] + 225 pages, copyright 1954, 2nd edition 1968, 12th printing, 2019. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks, no sign of use.
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531 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Set of 2 softcover columes, brown/red and gray/black, appendix, bibliography, footnotes, dozens of formulas and examples, many sample problems with solutions in rear. ; Vol1, [xvi] + 280 pages, copyright 1954, 12th printing, 1990. Vol2, [x] + 225 pages, copyright 1954, 2nd edition 1968, 12th printing, 2019. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks, no sign of use.
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Polya, George
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https://www.gwenfoss.com/product/sku/22684
50731019022684
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HighSpeed Math SelfTaught : Abridged Ediiton
290 pages; 16mo (6.5") 17 cm; Yellow paperback, 290 pages, dozens of mathematics shortcuts with examples, sample problems, descriptive answers, etc. ; Originally published 1959. This is 1st paperback edition, abridged by Maxwell Marxe, 1959; Very light wear. Pages starting to yellow around edges. Original advertisements bound in, as issued. ; Cardinal Giant GC Series; Vol. 67
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290 pages; 16mo (6.5") 17 cm; Yellow paperback, 290 pages, dozens of mathematics shortcuts with examples, sample problems, descriptive answers, etc. ; Originally published 1959. This is 1st paperback edition, abridged by Maxwell Marxe, 1959; Very light wear. Pages starting to yellow around edges. Original advertisements bound in, as issued. ; Cardinal Giant GC Series; Vol. 67
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Meyers, Lester, with Maxwell Marxe
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https://www.gwenfoss.com/product/sku/17329
5073914117329
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Slide Rule : A Textbook for Classroom and Self Instruction
110 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall bluegreen softcover, wire spiral binding, [xii] + 110 pages, index, 3 tables, over 50 b/w figures and diagrams, numerous sample problems, some with answers in rear. ; Copyright 1953. This is revised edition, 1960.; One sentence in red pencil on rear blank page. Several pages have very tiny pencil marks. Otherwise only minor wear. ; With this book you will also get an actual sliderule, Pickett Microline 115, twelve inches long, with original black leatherette sheath.
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110 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall bluegreen softcover, wire spiral binding, [xii] + 110 pages, index, 3 tables, over 50 b/w figures and diagrams, numerous sample problems, some with answers in rear. ; Copyright 1953. This is revised edition, 1960.; One sentence in red pencil on rear blank page. Several pages have very tiny pencil marks. Otherwise only minor wear. ; With this book you will also get an actual sliderule, Pickett Microline 115, twelve inches long, with original black leatherette sheath.
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Johnston, C. L.
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https://www.gwenfoss.com/product/sku/21726
5073909221726
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Pillow Problems and a Tangled Tale : Mathematical Recreations of Lewis Carroll
281 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Tan softcover, [xx] + 109 + 152 + 16 pages, dozens of b/w diagrams and formulas, 6 b/w illustrations. ; Originally published 1885, 1893. This edition 1958. Over 80 original puzzles and posers involving higher math. ; Only a touch of edgewear. No marks or defects. Scarce. ; Mathematical Recreations of Lewis Carroll Series; Vol. 2
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281 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Tan softcover, [xx] + 109 + 152 + 16 pages, dozens of b/w diagrams and formulas, 6 b/w illustrations. ; Originally published 1885, 1893. This edition 1958. Over 80 original puzzles and posers involving higher math. ; Only a touch of edgewear. No marks or defects. Scarce. ; Mathematical Recreations of Lewis Carroll Series; Vol. 2
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Carroll, Lewis; Illustrated by Arthur B. Frost
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https://www.gwenfoss.com/product/sku/18139
5073617818139
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Slide Rule Simplified : With Vintage Slide Rule
268 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Hardcover, gray cloth, yellow and black lettering, [x] + 250 + 8 pages, tons of mathematical formulas and examples, hundreds of sample problems with answers in rear, a few b/w cartoons, 58 b/w figures and diagrams. ; Copyright page 1943. Title page 1944. One of the best textbooks ever published on how to use a sliderule. ; Book shows almost no signs of use. No marks, no major defects. Top edge slightly faded. Lacks jacket. ; With this item you will also get one vintage slide rule made by Engineering Instruments of Peru, Indiana.
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268 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Hardcover, gray cloth, yellow and black lettering, [x] + 250 + 8 pages, tons of mathematical formulas and examples, hundreds of sample problems with answers in rear, a few b/w cartoons, 58 b/w figures and diagrams. ; Copyright page 1943. Title page 1944. One of the best textbooks ever published on how to use a sliderule. ; Book shows almost no signs of use. No marks, no major defects. Top edge slightly faded. Lacks jacket. ; With this item you will also get one vintage slide rule made by Engineering Instruments of Peru, Indiana.
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Harris, Charles O.
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