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Towing Icebergs, Falling Dominoes, and other adventures in applied mathematics
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Towing Icebergs, Falling Dominoes, and other adventures in applied mathematics

By Robert B. Banks

Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1998. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Near fine/Near fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, viii + 328 pages, blue cloth. A near fine, clean hard cover first edition with little shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper white, but with slight foxing to the top fore-edge. In a near fine dust jacket.

$12.50

Life's Other Secret: the new mathematics of the Living World
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Life's Other Secret: the new mathematics of the Living World

By Ian Stewart

New York, New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xiii + 285 pages, blue boards. A near fine, generally clean, hard cover edition with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket, with the original price present.

$9.50

Greenleaf's New Primary Arithmetic : A Mental Arithmetic, upon the inductive plan; with easy exercises for the slate. Designed for primary schools / Walton's Normal Series: A Pictorial Primary Arithmetic, on a plan of object lessons (two orginal volumes sold together)

By Benjamin Greenleaf / Geo. A. Walton & Electra N. L. Walton

Boston, Massachusetts: Robert Davis / Brewer and Tileston, 1861/ 1869. Hardcover--quarter leather. Good - and fair. 2 individual vols. 1: 16mo, 6 1/3" tall, 72 pages, maroon quarter-leather over printed boards. A good minus copy overall, with moderate shelf wear, minor soiling, but a significant 2 1/2" corner chip from the front cover, all fore-corners worn; hinges and binding sturdy, paper moderately yellowed with foxing tthroughout. a good reading copy only. / 2: 16mo, 6 1/2" tall, 94 pages (should be 96), brown quarter-leather over printed boards. A fair copy overall, with significant, shelf wear, spine cloth frayed, moderate soiling, all fore-corners worn, front cover gouged (as if by a bored boy with a pocket knife); hinges loosened and binding sturdy, paper moderately yellowed with foxing tthroughout and the front and rear endpapers and flyleaf missing as well as pages 95-96 (the last--which included the multiplication tables and lesson plan). a fair reading copy only

$9.50

An Elementary Treatise on Arithmetic, designed as an introduction to Peirce's Course of Pure Mathematics, and as a sequel to the Arithmetics used in the High Schools of New England

By Thomas Hill

Boston, Massachusetts: James Munroe, 1845. Hardcover--quarter cloth, paper over boards. Good. Duodecimo, 7 1/3" tall, 85 pages, + 5 ads decorated brown cloth. A good copy overall, with minor shelf wear but some light dampstaining at top fore-edge and spine, hinges and binding sturdy, paper moderately yellowed with sporadic foxing.

$16.50

The National Arithmetic, of the inductive system; combining the analytic and synthetic methods, [etc.], forming a complete mercantile arithmetic

By Benjamin Greenleaf

Boston, Massachusetts: Robert Davis, 1855. Hardcover--quarter leather. Good. Duodecimo, 7 2/3" tall, 360 pages, black quarter-leather over brown cloth. A good copy overall, with moderate shelf wear but chipping at top edge of the spine, hinges and binding sturdy, paper lightly yellowed with foxing the fore edges, endpapers foxed.

$12.50

Style and Vocabulary: numerical studies

By C. B. Williams; foreword by Randolph Quirk

New York, New York: Hafner Publishing, 1970. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, 161 pages, blue boards, silver titles on spine. A near fine, clean, hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. Without dust jacket.

$22.50

Fermagoric Triangles; publication # 1 of the Polytechnic Institute of Puerto Rico, San German, P. R

By Pedro A. Piza

Santurce, Puerto Rico: Imprenta Soltero, 1945. First Edition. Stiff Printed Wraps. Very Good. Ex-library with usual markings to the cover, endpaper and title page. English text. Octavo, 8" tall, 155 pages, stiff blue wraps rebound within stiff gray library binding; with tables, illustrations. In very good condition overall, minor shelf wear, binding tight, paper clean and lightly yellowed. A nice and lightly used copy.

$25.00

Researching Mathematics Classrooms: A Critical Examination of Methodology [International Perspectives on Mathematics Education series]
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Researching Mathematics Classrooms: A Critical Examination of Methodology [International Perspectives on Mathematics Education series]

By Simon Goodchild and Lyn English, Editors

Westport, Connecticut: Praeger, 2002. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xiv + 218 pages, black cloth. A near fine, clean, hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear; light soiling to rear panel cover; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. Without dust jacket if issued.

$69.75

On the Coefficient of Expansion of Quartz; thesis presented to the faculty of the University of Michigan for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (reprinted from the Physical Review, Vol. XX., No. I, January, 1905

By Harrison McAllister Randall

Lancaster, Pennsylvania: New Era Printing, 1905. First Edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth, paper over boards. Good. Ex-college library with markings to the spine and endpapers. Originally issued in stiff wraps, and this copy rebound (with original wraps) in hard cover. Quarto, 10" tall, 37 pages, yellow quarter-cloth over marbled boards. A good+ first edition copy overall with general exterior shelf wear, boards rubbed through at fore-corner tips; interior isvery good, binding tight, paper clean and lightly yellowed.

$25.00

Pattern-Analytic Clustering : theory, method, research and configural findings

By Louis L. McQuitty

Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America, 1987. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 787 pages, gilt tiles on brown cloth. A fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. Without dustjacket.

$32.50

The Equation That Couldn't Be Solved: How Mathematical Genius Discovered the Language of Symmetry
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The Equation That Couldn't Be Solved: How Mathematical Genius Discovered the Language of Symmetry

By Mario Livio

New York, New York: Simon & Schuster, 2005. Paperback--trade. Fine. Octavo, 9 " tall, 353 pages, stiff pictorial wraps; first thus paperback edition. A fine, clean, likely unread large format paperback edition with little shelf wear; binding tight, paper cream white.

$8.50

Beyond Problem Solving and Comprehension: An Exploration of Quantitive Reasoning

By Arthur Whimbey & Jack Lochhead

Hillsdale, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1984. Paperback--trade. Near Fine. Octavo, 9" tall, 392 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A near fine, clean, likely unread soft cover edition with minor shelf wear; binding tight, paper cream white.

$14.50

Four Place Tables of Logarithms and Trigonometric Functions (Unabridged edition)

By E. V. Huntington

Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard Cooperative Society, 1908. Flexible cloth. Very Good. Small quarto, 9" tall, 32 pages with tabs, light brown cloth covers. A very good, clean, hardcover with minor shelf wear; binding tight, paper lightly yellowed.

$12.50

Applied Calculus

By Bernard Kolman and Charles G. Denlinger

New York, New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Quarto, 9 1/2" tall, xiv + 777 + 118 pages, beige boards. A near fine, clean, hardcover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white.

$19.00

Tables of Squares, Square Roots, Cubes, and Cube Roots

By Herbert Arkin and Raymond R. Colton

New York, New York: Barnes & Noble, 1943. Paperback. Good. Octavo 8 1/4" tall, 47 pages, wire saddle stitch, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover edition with paper lightly yellowed.

$7.50

A Short Table of Integrals (abridged edition)

By B. O. Peirce

New York, New York: Ginn & Company, 1914. Pamphlet. Very Good. Octavo 8" tall, 32 pages, stiff printed wraps. A very good, clean, soft cover edition overall, paper lightly yellowed with a few marginal notations from the previous owner on verso of title page.

$8.50

Letters to a Young Mathematician
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Letters to a Young Mathematician

By Ian Stewart

New York, New York: Basic Books, 2006. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 210 pages, black boards. A fine, clean, hard cover edition with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a fine dust jacket .This may be a book club edition but is otherwise the same as the regular printing.

$7.50

The Secret Life of Numbers: 50 Easy Pieces on How Mathematicians Work and Think
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The Secret Life of Numbers: 50 Easy Pieces on How Mathematicians Work and Think

By George G. Szpiro

Washington D.C: Joseph Henry Press, 2006. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 210 pages, black boards. A fine, clean, neat sturdy hard cover edition with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a fine dust jacket . This may be a book club edition but is otherwise the same as the regular printing.

$7.50

The Constants: from alpha to omega--the numbers that encode the deepest secrets of the universe
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The Constants: from alpha to omega--the numbers that encode the deepest secrets of the universe

By John D. Barrow

New York, New York: Pantheon, 2002. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 352 pages, blue boards. A fine, clean, neat, hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price.

$8.50

Arithmetic Refresher for Practical Men

By A. A. Klaf (A. Albert Klaf)

New York, New York: Dover, 1964. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Octavo 8 1/2" tall, 427 pages + ads, stiff wraps. A very good, clean, soft cover edition overall with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. This is one of the earlier Dover paperbacks with a sewn binding .

$17.50

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