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From: Chuck Simmons
Organization: You jest.
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Subject: Re: Anyone else collect old engineering books?
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Date: Wed, 13 Nov 2002 03:00:26 GMT
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Scott Newell wrote:
> Chuck Simmons wrote:
> > teaching calculus. I had the great good fortune to find a 19th century
> > copy of "Frontiers of Astronomy" by Sir John Herschel. It was uncut -
> > never read - and I had to cut the pages apart. Dover has reprinted many
> Where did you have to cut the pages? I once picked up Lord Rayleigh's
> two volume "Theory of Sound" at a library booksale, and many of the
> pages were attached at the top...same thing?
This book appeared to have accordian folded signatures sewn into the
binding (pretty common). The page edges were not trimmed. The top and
bottom were OK.
... The times have been,
That, when the brains were out,
the man would die. ... Macbeth
Chuck Simmons firstname.lastname@example.org
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