Mathematics from Callaghan Books South

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Conned Again, Watson! Cautionary Tales of Logic, Math, and Probability

by Bruce, Colin

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2001
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780738205892
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$4.00

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Perseus Books, 2001. Larger, sturdy softcover, glossy wrappers, light green at center front and back wrappers, illustration of a hand, playing cards and magnifying glass on front, 290 pages. Light blue ink line on long exterior pages' edge. Near Very Fine.. Soft Cover. Fine.
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Internal Auditing

by Brink, Victor Z.; Cashin, James A.

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1958
Condition
Good
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$10.00

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Ronald Press, 1958. (Originally published, 1941) Large, sturdy book, quality light brown cloth, 478 pages. Creased at top tip on pages 461 to 478. Near Very Good.. Cloth. Good.
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From One to Zero: A Universal History of Numbers

by Ifrah, Georges

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1985
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780670373956
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$45.00

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Viking, 1985. (Originally published in France, 1981) Large, sturdy heavy book, light brown cloth spine, darker rose boards, blue lettering very fine on spine, 503 pages, many illustrations throughout. DJ glossy dark blue spine and borders front and back, a colorful illustration of various numerals at center front, a chart of "Written Numerals" at center back. DJ has microtear at… Read more
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A Strange Wilderness: The Lives of the Great Mathematicians

by Aczel, Amir D.

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2011
Condition
As New
ISBN
9781402785849
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$15.00

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Sterling, 2011. Large, sturdy book, cream spine, blue boards, silver lettering very bright on spine, lavender color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 284 pages, illustrations throughout. DJ glossy light green background with illustration of compass on front, spine and top back, praise from New York Times on back. DJ and book, both As New.. Hard Cover. As New/As New.… Read more
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Keys to Infinity

by Pickover, Clifford A.

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1995
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780471118572
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$14.00

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John Wiley & Sons, 1995. Large, sturdy heavy book, black covers, 332 pages, profusely illustrated including a glossy photo section. Ink Christmas note in French at bottom of first front end paper. DJ glossy, black background with triangles in design with blue-tinted photo of clouds, red and black spine, praise on back. DJ has light wear at bottom tips, tiny… Read more
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$14.00
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Foundations of Economic Analysis (Harvard Economic Studies, Vol. 80)

by Samuelson, Paul Anthony

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1971
Condition
Fine
Edition
9th Ptg.
ISBN
9780674313002
Item Price
$399.00

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Harvard University Press, 1971. Sturdy book, quality red cloth, very bright gilt lettering on spine, owner's name on thin paper strip at top of first front end paper: David G. Hartman, Executive Director of the National Bureau of Economic Research, expert on China Economics. 447 pages, formulas throughout. DJ beneath mylar, price-clipped, heavy gray paper with thin dark red lettering… Read more
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$399.00
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Mathematics and Plausible Reasoning, Two Volumes

by Polya, G.

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1954
Condition
Fine
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$85.00

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Princeton University Press, 1954. Two volumes, large sturdy books, quality wine cloth, silver lettering bright on spine. Volume I: Induction and Analogy in Mathematics: 200 pages, formulas throughout. Lightly browned near spine bottom inside covers and adjacent end papers, 280 pages. DJ has thin chips at spine top and bottom edges beneath mylar, light wear to tips.Volume II: Patterns of… Read more
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The Archimedes Codex: How a Medieval Prayer Book is Revealing the True Genius of Antiquity's Greatest Scientist

by Netz, Reviel; Noel, William

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2007
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$37.00

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Da Capo Books, 2007. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large sturdy softcover, glossy wrappers with manuscript illustrated in background of front wrapper, dark brown spine and back wrapper, a first front end paper on heavier stock with page of manuscript illustrated, 313 pages including a glossy color section and other illustrations. Very tiny crease at bottom back tip. Near Very Fine..… Read more
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More Mathematical People Contemporary Conversations

by Albers, Donald J.; Alexanderson, Gerald L.; Reid, Constance

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1990
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780151581757
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$12.00

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1990. (1st edition, 1st printing) Introduction by Martin Gardner. Very large, very heavy sturdy book, black cloth spine, red boards, very bright red lettering on spine, 375 pages, photos throughout. DJ glossy black background with color-tinted photos of mathematicians on front and back, colorful backgrounds to title and authors also. DJ has light crease at spine top… Read more
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$12.00
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The Dancing Wu Li Masters: An Overview of the New Physics

by Zukav, Gary

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2009
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780060959685
Item Price
$17.00

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Harper One, 2009. (Originally published, 1979, Winner of the American Book Award) Trade paperback, glossy wrappers with orange and white background, an ornate colorful design at top front half, praise on back from Christopher Lehmann-Haupt in New York Times, 370 pages plus Greek Alphabet and Stable Particle Table. Small illustrations throughout. Fine.. Soft Cover. Fine.
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Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before

by Horwitz, Tony

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2002
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780805065411
Item Price
$21.00

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Henry Holt and Co., 2002. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy book, darker blue spine, lighter blue boards, bright silver facsimile signature on front, very bright silver lettering on spine, a map of three voyages of Captain Cook inside covers and adjacent end papers, 480 pages plus brief biographical note, some maps. DJ glossy blue with clouds, globe and sailship… Read more
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The New Mathematics

by Adler, Irving

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1964
Condition
Fair
Edition
6th Ptg.
Item Price
$3.00

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Signet Science Library, 1964. Mass-market paperback, glossy wrappers with orange border to yellow and orange background on front, an illustration of numbers too, white spine, back wrapper slightly browned, a small photo of author at bottom back left, 192 lightly browned pages. Creased at bottom tip of first front end paper, creased at bottom front tip with very slight wear… Read more
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Relativity: The Special and the General Theory

by Einstein, Albert

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1988
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780517029619
Item Price
$9.00

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Wings Books, 1988. (A Clear Explanation That Anyone Can Understand) 53d printing. Translated by Robert W. Lawson. Slightly smaller, thinner book, red cloth, black lettering very fine on spine, 164 pages. DJ glossy white with photo of older Einstein on front in thin red frame, a sketch on back of younger Einstein. DJ has light crease at top back let.… Read more
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$9.00
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Using the Ego-Motion Complex Logarithmic Mapping for Dynamic Vision

by Bartlett, Sandra Lee

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1993
Condition
Near Fine
Item Price
$75.00

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The University of Michigan Press, 1993. Very large, very heavy sturdy book, quality black cloth, tiny light scratches along top and bottom front edges, bright gilt lettering on spine, light smudges along first front end paper right, 196 heavy pages, many illustrations, charts and formulas. Near Fine.. Cloth. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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$75.00
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High Energy Astrophysics: Volume 1, Particles, Photons and their Detection

by Longair, Malcolm S.

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1992
Condition
Fine
Edition
2d
ISBN
9780521387736
Item Price
$70.00

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Cambridge University Press, 1992. Very large, thicker softcover, glossy dark blue and white scene of deep space on front, dark blue spine and back wrapper, exterior page edges very slightly browned, 418 pages, many illustrations, formulas and charts throughout. Crease at top back left. Near Very Fine.. 2d. Soft Cover. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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The Mystery of the Aleph: Mathematics, the Kabbalah, and the Search for Infinity

by Aczel, Amir D.

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2000
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781568581057
Item Price
$22.00

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Four Walls Eight Windows, 2000. (1st edition, 1st printing) Sturdy book, dark green covers, very bright gilt lettering on spine, 258 pages. DJ glossy with photo portrait in a view of deep space on front, orange spine, b/w photo portrait on all of back. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.
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Chances Are: Adventures in Probability

by Kaplan, Michael; Kaplan, Ellen

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2006
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670034871
Item Price
$13.00

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Viking Press, 2006. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, heavy, sturdy book, blue covers, very bright silver lettering on spine, 319 lightly browned pages along edges. DJ glossy white background with ornate complex blue design with a flipped edge like the Ace of Hearts card at top front right, praise on back from Barry Magar. Very Fine DJ/Near Fine book.. First… Read more
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Prime Obsession: Bernhard Riemann and the Greatest Unsolved Problem in Mathematics

by Derbyshire, John

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2004
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780452285255
Item Price
$15.00

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Plume Book, 2004. Thicker trade paperback, glossy green and white wrappers with designs in background, small photo at top front left, 422 pages, formulas throughout. Praise on back wrapper from Scientific American, National Review, Christian Science Monitor. Light wear to bottom front tip, very slight wear at spine bottom left and right corner with very tiny tear. Very Good.. First… Read more
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Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid

by Hofstadter, Douglas R.

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
22d
ISBN
9780465026562
Item Price
$19.00

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Basic Books, 1999. (20th Anniversary Edition, New Preface by Author) Very large, heavy, thick softcover, glossy black wrappers, a design formed by first letters of names in title on front in shades of brown, praise on back wrapper, 778 pages, with illustrations. Very Fine.. 22d. Soft Cover. Fine.
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Mysticism and Logic

by Russell, Bertrand

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1957
Condition
Good
Item Price
$8.00

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Doubleday Anchor, 1957. Mass-market paperback, black background with color portrait of Russell on front wrapper, dark blue spine, brown back wrapper, 224 lightly browned pages plus index and catalog. Light wear to spine top, very slight at spine bottom. Near Very Good.. Mass Market Paperback. Good.
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$8.00