Books by Publisher: Society for Industrial & Applied Mathematics,U.S.

    Life of St Patrick and his Place in History

    By John Bagnell Bury

    Paperback £26.35

    A 1905 work considering the life of St Patrick, in the context of the diffusion of Christianity across the Roman empire.

    Orkneyinga Saga

    Paperback £24.58

    This translation of the saga of the earls of Orkney, with an introduction and explanatory notes, was published in 1873.

    Cambridge History of the Book in Britain 7 Volume Hardback S

    Hardback £108.66

    Final volume of the seven-volume Cambridge History of the Book in Britain series, focusing on the twentieth century and beyond. The book is for students, scholars and a general audience interested in book history, publishing studies, and the cultural history of Britain in the twentieth century and beyond.

    Art of Decorative Design

    By Christopher Dresser

    Paperback £21.92

    Christopher Dresser 1834-1904 was arguably the first British industrial designer, working in a variety of media, and this 1862 work was his most influential book. Highly illustrated, it describes how to incorporate ornament into design, and encouraged the rising middle classes to decorate their homes themselves.

    Art of Rearing Silk-Worms

    By Vincenzo Dandolo

    Paperback £25.46

    This 1825 translation was published as part of a project to introduce the culture of silkworms into Britain.

    Experiments and Observations on Electricity

    By Benjamin Franklin

    Paperback £30.78

    This 1769 work brings together published and unpublished letters both from and to Benjamin Franklin, which demonstrate the range of his interests. The letters show a lively transatlantic group of scientific friends and colleagues describing their experiments, interpreting each others' results, and theorizing on all aspects of the natural world.

    Irish Political Writings after 1725: A Modest Proposal and Other Works

    By Jonathan Swift

    Hardback £59.98

    The first fully annotated, contextualised, and textually authoritative edition of Swift's Irish prose writings from 1726 to 1738.

    Learn Latin from the Romans: A Complete Introductory Course Using Textbooks from the Roman Empire

    By Eleanor Dickey

    Paperback £23.58

    The only introductory Latin textbook to use texts written by ancient Romans for Latin learners, presented in one volume.

    Geometries and Transformations

    By Norman W. Johnson

    Hardback £53.15

    A readable exposition of how Euclidean and other geometries can be distinguished using linear algebra and transformation groups.

    Common Pitfalls in Epilepsy: Case-Based Learning

    By Dieter Schmidt

    Paperback £38.23

    Common Epilepsy Pitfalls is a comprehensive guide to anticipating and managing the pitfalls in the diagnosis and management of epilepsy.

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