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Description: Lewis, Stephen (Illustrated by). Fine. No dust jacket as issued. 32 p. Includes illustrations. Illustrated flexible paper covers; stapled binding. 5.5in square. Early math, learning about measurements: Inchworm comes along when a young bear is sitting on a rock, commiserating with a raccoon friend. She was on her way to the store to buy cloth for a new dress, with the pieces described in inches. She doesn't know about inches, so Inchworm rides with them to the store and lessons are there for ... Read More
Edition: 2nd edition Glued binding, Audience: General/Trade
Binding: Trade paperback
Publisher: W.W. Norton, New York
Date published: 1979
Description: McIver, Mike (cover design) Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Some shelf wear (a few smudges) foxing, no spine crease, very good. xii, 153 p. : ill.; 22 cm. Includes Illustrations. Published originally as a part of The Portable Stanford. Includes bibliographical references and index. The author was dean of Engineering at Stanford U. In 1960 worked at JPL designing Venus and Mars spacecraft. has an illustrious career in spacecraft design. This book is about developing many concepts to derive ... Read More
Description: Fair. Foxing to covers, page blocks, and end papers. Edge wear to top corner and front right lower 4 inches. British Mass-market paperback. Green and White paper covers. 128p. 19 cm. Philosophy Series: Mathematics: Reason, Language, Less about More, Rigour and Imagination, Interpretations, Behind the Scenes, In a Mirror, Mathematician at Work. Read More
Edition: Reinforced binding for libraries
Publisher: Thomas Y Crowell Company., New York.
Date published: 1972
Description: Booth, Graham (Illustrated by). Very good in very good dust jacket. Yellow sealed cloth over boards. Illustrated jacket. 53 p. Color and B&W artwork. Audience: Children/juvenile. With the U.S. being one of the few countries not using the metric system for measurements, this edition for youth explains the alternative. Drawings are comic style. Read More
Publisher: Charles E. Merrill Company., New York and Chicago.
Date published: 1927
Description: Fair. No dust jacket. Titles faded. Age-toning. Edge wear. Spine cover tears at corners. Red Buckram over boards. Black titles. vii, 432, illustrations, diagrams. 20 cm. Mathematics text book prepared in the 1920s "to conform with the latest revision of the College Entrance Examination Board requirements", with the addition of quadratics for further study. Answers at back of book. Read More
Description: Very Good. No dust jacket. Light top edge spotting. Dark pseudo-leather covers over boards. 305 p. Gold spine and front titles with decoration. Categories: Social Concerns; Psychology; Nature Study; Research; Religion and the Cosmos; Sex; Language; Great Discoveries; Publish or Perish; Management; Mathematics; Food and Nutrition; Faculty Concerns; Medicine. Read More
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc, New York: London
Date published: 1947
Description: Good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Back cover bent at corner; Doodling on inside front and back cover, peace symbol and swastika; dark blue cloth over boards, gold titles on spine, no. 57751 gold-stamped on back lower rt. xxiii, 232 p. 1 illus., 2 diagr. 18 cm. Includes Illustrations. Read More
Edition: 2 A 9 on copyright page;
Publisher: D.C. Heath and Company, Boston
Date published: 1928
Description: Fair. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. General soiling from use; small chip from center of spine; green cloth covered boards w/mustard color stamped titles & design on spine and front. 340 p. Includes index. Supplementary exercises and time tests at back; student edition w/o answers (sorry); Preface, 18 chapters; definitions, rules, and processes; Table of powers and roots. Read More
Edition: Book Club Edition
Publisher: George Braziller / Haddon Craftsmen Press., New York / Scranton PA.
Date published: 1954
Description: da Vinci, Leonardo (Frontispiece self-portrait and other plates of drawings by) Very good in good dust jacket. Spine darkening to jacket and book, with added waviness to book spine. Solid, well-bound, but age-toning to glue inside covers near spine. Jacket has minor edge wear, and back jacket cover small holes. Gray cloth and dark blue paper over boards; red spine titles. 26 cm. Bibliographic Notes; Index. Subtitle: "The reflections of Leonardo in philosophy, science, art, invention, in Life ... Read More
Edition: Troll Special Edition
Binding: Trade paperback
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, New York, NY
Date published: 1997
Description: Novak, Matt (Pictures by). New. Glossy color illustrated covers. Color artwork. 8x10in. 32p. Audience: Children/juvenile. Rarely found in paperback. Fun with mathematics featuring frogs, beavers, a snake, snails, a lizard, and more. Read More
Edition: EP 5 4
Publisher: American Book Company., New York.
Date published: 1964
Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Sun-fade near spine, half-inch either side. Staples rusting. Surface wear at spine. 14+ p. Includes illustrations. Illustrated wraps, 7.25x9in, pink, black, white. Stapled binding. Section after p.14, M1-M15, 'Meanings of Mathematical Terms' with diagrams, illustrations. At back, notes about series editors. Teaching mathematics to middle and high school students was undergoing program study in the 1950s-1960s. The American Book Company's editors, Edwina ... Read More
Edition: Designed for Schools and Academies in the United States
Publisher: J & J W Prentiss., Keene NH.
Date published: 1830
Description: Fair. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by previous owner. Pencil name, notes. Some pages Missing: fep front, ends at 264, into book-keeping section. 306 p.; 19 cm. Leather spine, paper over sturdy boards, rounded rt. corners. At head of title: 'Adams's New Arithmetic'. Word problems presented here include Massachusetts interest tax law, as well as simple addition, division, etc. This volume is in sad shape, and possesses historic grime, but I would be much the same, if I were held together by ... Read More
Publisher: International Textbook Company, Scranton PA
Date published: 1939
Description: Fine. No dust jacket. Unmarked, as new inside. Slight spine edgewear. 136 p. Includes illustrations. Illustrated with mathematical formulae. Black leather over flexible boards, stamped text boxes, raised titles. 5x7.5in. Gold spine titles. Green marbled end papers. "Algebra made easy and interesting" introduction. An incredibly clean 1939 edition; appears unused. Read More
Edition: No date
Publisher: International Textbook Company, Scranton PA
Description: Very good. No dust jacket. Top spine: fraying starting. Lower end and corners, slight wear. Includes: illustrations, diagrams. Sections by category of raw material. Each of 7 sections starts w/ page 1. Black cloth covered boards. Spine gold titles w/ decorations. Yarn & Cloth: Cotton, woolen, worsted. Mechanical calculations show detailed drawings of gears, pulleys, rolls. '1B' on title page. On back inside cover in pencil, 2 lines: 275, 8/14/47. Read More
Edition: 6th printing
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, inc., New York.
Date published: 1944
Description: Lieber, Hugh Gray (Line drawings by). Good in very good dust jacket. Ex-library. Jacket had been protected by library clear cover; has sun fade to spine. Edge dust soiling. Gold cloth over boards. Brown spine titles. Brown illustrated jacket: tower of geometric components in orange, green, pale yellow. 230 p. 21 cm. Pen&Ink Illustrations. Suggested Reading list. In verse, more than mathematics, more than humor, it is possessed of originality, humanity, philosophy for living. In her preface ... Read More
Edition: 4th printing
Publisher: Charles E Merrill Publishing Company., Columbus OH.
Date published: 1974
Description: Very good. No dust jacket. Soiling to cover. MInor cover warping. Clean interior, no marks. Age-toning. White covers illustrated with colorful connecting triangles. 842 p. Mathematical diagraming. Tables. Answers to selected problems at back. Audience: General/trade. Sections: Basic Concepts; Voltage and Current; Scientific Notation and Prefixed Units; Waveforms; Current-Voltage Graphs and Resistive Devices; ...in Series Circuits; ...in Parallel Circuits; ...in Series-Parallel Circuits; ... Read More
Edition: Copyright 1900
Binding: 1/4 leather
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York
Date published: 1901
Description: Good in very good dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. 1-in. chip at top of spine; Bumping at corners, some edges; Penciled notes on endpapers; Gold titles rubbed, barely readable; 266 p. Diagrams. Answers to problems at back; Brown Leather spine, dark green cloth covered boards; Pale yellow endpapers; Marsh and Ashton Mathematical Series: Text-books in Elementary Algebra, College Algebra, Plane and Solid Geometry, Plane and Spherical Trigonometry, and this volume. Marsh was Head Master, ... Read More
Binding: Full leather
Publisher: Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Co., New York / Chicago.
Date published: 1875
Description: Good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Leather scuffed but intact. Corner stress exposing boards (3 of 4). Prior owner name in pencil. 324 p. Includes diagrams. Tan soft leather over boards. Black overlay title box, gold titles. Algebra: SECTION I--Definitions and Notations; Entire Quantities; Fractions. SECTION II--Simple Equations. SECTION III--Powers and Roots. SECTION IV--Quadratic Equations. SECTION V--Progressions and Proportions; Proportion. Bonus pressed leaves and flowers ... Read More
Publisher: Lincoln Extension Institute Inc., Cleveland OH / Torinto, Ontario.
Date published: 1948
Description: Fine. No dust jacket. Includes: illustrations, diagrams. Maroon faux leather, stamped w/ titles, A. Lincoln profile, standard design. Gold spine titles. Rounded corners. Stitched binding. Fold-out Charts. 5.25x8in. Home study course, multiple volumes. Some 1sts; some revised; volume sequence not indicated. Public and Labor Relations; Factory Cost Keeping; The Workman--His Development; Personnel Administration; General Factory Control; Budgetary Control; Economy of Manufacturing; System in ... Read More