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Calculus and Analytic Geometry by Angus Ellis Taylor
Calculus and Analytic Geometry by Angus Ellis Taylor
This is a reprint of one of the standard basic college textbooks in Calculus and Analytic Geometry. The original work was 778 pages. It is here divided into two volumes, because a softcover book of nearly 800 pages is unwieldy and likely to fall apart with the heavy use to which we hope this book will be subjected. This book easily divides into two sections. The first volume starts slowly, explaining basic concepts from algebra and geometry including lines, slopes, and curves. The second volume reaches integration, differentiation, partial differentiation and the really hard stuff. There will be a few advanced students who may be able to skip the first volume entirely and start directly with volume two. Thus, in one two volume work, everything about Calculus is covered. Learn everything in this book, and you will not need to study calculus any more. This book is part of a program by The Ishi Press to reprint some old and long out of print college textbooks. The reason is that the new college textbooks required for today's students are outrageously high priced and yet they say nothing that the old college texts books said, especially in a field like Calculus where there have been few if any changes or advancements in the last 50 years. It is hoped that in today's hard economic times, our professors will show some pity on todays beleaguered college students and require this book as a textbook rather than the $200 variety so often found in today's college bookstores. To illustrate the seriousness of the problem, my wife is an accounting major in the City University of New York. As a result of applying for student aid, my wife has been awarded a voucher by New York State for $400 to be used to buy her textbooks for the current semester. Now, one would think that $400 would be enough to buy the required college textbooks for just one semester. One would be wrong. $400 does not nearly cover her cost of textbooks for the current semester. My wife had to charge the balance on her credit card. But that is okay, isn't it, because the New York State taxpayers are paying for it, so that makes it alright. And since New York State does not have money any more, there is always the Bailout. Just print some more money, so that my wife can afford to pay for her college textbooks for this semester. But what about next semester? What happens if they do not have another Bailout? In order to solve this great financial crisis and to end the War in Iraq, we at Ishi Press are offering the Taylor Calculus book for $24.95 for each of the two volumes, thus making it about $150 cheaper than the fancy new volumes that today's students are being required to buy. I became inspired to reprint this book because my wife is an accounting major and for some reason she must pass a course in basic calculus to graduate with a BS in Accounting. She took a course in calculus but discovered that the required textbook cost $216 !!! She was having a hard time with calculus and so she dropped the course and signed up the next semester for the same course. This time the required textbook was the same, but a new edition of the book had come out and using the elder edition of the same book was just not acceptable, so she had to spend another $216 for a new edition of the same book. All this was covered by a student loan, but she will have to pay that back some day. I suppose that these student loans are what enables text book publishers to get away with the outrageous prices they are charging for these college textbooks. This explains how today's students get into the endless cycle of ever increasing debt, which they hope to get out of with the big bucks they hope to make when (and if) they finally graduate. Since there are a million old college math textbooks out there just as good if not better than the $216 basic math book my wife keeps having to buy, and since math has not changed very much, I started looking for oldies but goodies in the math book field. I came across this book, Calculus and Analytic Geometry by Agnus Ellis Taylor. This is the same book that I studied when I was a Math Major at the University of California at Berkeley in the 1960s. By the way, my wife dropped calculus a second time. As it was a required course, she took it a third time, this time in Summer Session, so that they would not have time to publish another edition of the calculus textbook and therefore she would not have to spend another $216. Her grade came back. She got a D+. I advised her to quit while she was ahead, but she insisted and took it a fourth time. This time, she got a C+. Hurray! Great Celebration!!! Now, we have three used college textbooks in Calculus each of which cost over $200 and we are hoping to sell them on Ebay for as much as $5 each, since they are not worth more than that because new editions of the same books have come out, rendering last year's college textbooks in calculus obsolete. Sam Sloan Bronx NY February 4, 2009 http://search.barnesandnoble.com/boo...ean=0923891242 http://search.barnesandnoble.com/boo...ean=0923891250 
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Calculus and Analytic Geometry by Angus Ellis Taylor
In sci.physics samsloan wrote:
Now, we have three used college textbooks in Calculus each of which cost over $200 and we are hoping to sell them on Ebay for as much as $5 each Instead of eBay, since you're in NYC, try the B&N at 18th and Fifth next time you're in the neighborhood, which buys used textbooks. You can probably do somewhat better than $5 each, and at least avoid the hassle of selling/shipping on eBay. 
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Calculus and Analytic Geometry by Angus Ellis Taylor
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, samsloan wrote: Calculus and Analytic Geometry by Angus Ellis Taylor This is a reprint of one of the standard basic college textbooks in Calculus and Analytic Geometry. The original work was 778 pages. It is .... This book is part of a program by The Ishi Press to reprint some old and long out of print college textbooks. The reason is that the new I see a valid copyright registration in Angus Taylor's name in the copyright registration database. Based on when it was published and registered, it appears that Taylor's copyright is good until approximately 2070. Do you have Taylor's permission to reprint his book?  Tim Smith 
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Calculus and Analytic Geometry by Angus Ellis Taylor
On Feb 4, 4:16*pm, Tim Smith wrote:
In article , *samsloan wrote: Calculus and Analytic Geometry by Angus Ellis Taylor This is a reprint of one of the standard basic college textbooks in Calculus and Analytic Geometry. The original work was 778 pages. It is ... This book is part of a program by The Ishi Press to reprint some old and long out of print college textbooks. The reason is that the new I see a valid copyright registration in Angus Taylor's name in the copyright registration database. *Based on when it was published and registered, it appears that Taylor's copyright is good until approximately 2070. Do you have Taylor's permission to reprint his book?  Tim Smith No, the guy is dead so Sloan figures no one will care/notice that he is stealing this book. Sam has done this on a lot of books. Someone should notify the publisher that they are due royalities. Also, tell them that Sam is judgement proof so they'll just have to watch him steal their work. 
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Calculus and Analytic Geometry by Angus Ellis Taylor
On Feb 4, 4:16*pm, Tim Smith wrote:
In article , *samsloan wrote: Calculus and Analytic Geometry by Angus Ellis Taylor This is a reprint of one of the standard basic college textbooks in Calculus and Analytic Geometry. The original work was 778 pages. It is ... This book is part of a program by The Ishi Press to reprint some old and long out of print college textbooks. The reason is that the new I see a valid copyright registration in Angus Taylor's name in the copyright registration database. *Based on when it was published and registered, it appears that Taylor's copyright is good until approximately 2070. Do you have Taylor's permission to reprint his book?  Tim Smith There are about 15 books with very similar names all by Angus Taylor. This one is not on the list and has been out of print for 50 years. Sam Sloan 
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Calculus and Analytic Geometry by Angus Ellis Taylor
On Feb 4, 4:48*pm, samsloan wrote:
On Feb 4, 4:16*pm, Tim Smith wrote: In article , *samsloan wrote: Calculus and Analytic Geometry by Angus Ellis Taylor This is a reprint of one of the standard basic college textbooks in Calculus and Analytic Geometry. The original work was 778 pages. It is ... This book is part of a program by The Ishi Press to reprint some old and long out of print college textbooks. The reason is that the new I see a valid copyright registration in Angus Taylor's name in the copyright registration database. *Based on when it was published and registered, it appears that Taylor's copyright is good until approximately 2070. Do you have Taylor's permission to reprint his book?  Tim Smith There are about 15 books with very similar names all by Angus Taylor. This one is not on the list and has been out of print for 50 years. Sam Sloan Hide quoted text   Show quoted text  And copyrights expire in 50 yrears...hmmmnnnn Sloan you are the ultimate bottom feeder 
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Calculus and Analytic Geometry by Angus Ellis Taylor
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On Feb 4, 4:48*pm, samsloan wrote: On Feb 4, 4:16*pm, Tim Smith wrote: In article , *samsloan wrote: Calculus and Analytic Geometry by Angus Ellis Taylor This is a reprint of one of the standard basic college textbooks in Calculus and Analytic Geometry. The original work was 778 pages. It is ... This book is part of a program by The Ishi Press to reprint some old and long out of print college textbooks. The reason is that the new I see a valid copyright registration in Angus Taylor's name in the copyright registration database. *Based on when it was published and registered, it appears that Taylor's copyright is good until approximately 2070. Do you have Taylor's permission to reprint his book?  Tim Smith There are about 15 books with very similar names all by Angus Taylor. This one is not on the list and has been out of print for 50 years. Sam Sloan Hide quoted text   Show quoted text  And copyrights expire in 50 yrears...hmmmnnnn Sloan you are the ultimate bottom feeder That's true in some countries, but not the U.S. (Well, it's true that Sloan is a bottomfeeder everywhere.) If it was still under copyright in 1978 (i.e., if the copyright was renewed for a second term less than 27 years earlier), it will stay in copyright until 2018. (Unless Congress changes the law again, but let's not get started on that.) "Life plus 50 years" (later changed to 75) applies only to works published after 1978. The first comment was probably correct: since the author is dead, and the book is likely not a big moneymaker for his heirs, Sam figures he can get away with it. Maybe for his next publication, Sam can steal a book on ethics. 
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Calculus and Analytic Geometry by Angus Ellis Taylor
samsloan wrote:
Calculus and Analytic Geometry by Angus Ellis Taylor This is a reprint of one of the standard basic college textbooks in Calculus and Analytic Geometry. The original work was 778 pages. It is here divided into two volumes, because a softcover book of nearly 800 pages is unwieldy and likely to fall apart with the heavy use to which we hope this book will be subjected. "What shall I reprint next? Hpw about Calculus and Analytic Geometry by Angus Ellis Taylor? Oh wait. That's over 700 pages, and the way I print books, that is likely to fall apart very quickly." Now, we have three used college textbooks in Calculus each of which cost over $200 and we are hoping to sell them on Ebay for as much as $5 each, since they are not worth more than that because new editions of the same books have come out, rendering last year's college textbooks in calculus obsolete. Hang on a sec... If last year's college textbooks in calculus are obsolete, how up to date is Calculus and Analytic Geometry by Angus Ellis Taylor? 
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Calculus and Analytic Geometry by Angus Ellis Taylor
On Feb 4, 10:58*pm, Offramp wrote:
Hang on a sec... If last year's college textbooks in calculus are obsolete, how up to date is Calculus and Analytic Geometry by Angus Ellis Taylor? Right. It is completely out of date. Nowadays they do calculus completely differently from the way they did it back in the Dark Ages of 1959. The interesting question I have is that the author states that "whole blocks or material" in this book were lifted from sections of a previous book by G. E. F. Sherwood. Then, much of what is in this book was reshuffled and reused again in subsequent books. Some recent books by different authors are using the same problems and their solutions and even the same diagrams as are found in the Taylor book and its progeny. This may be okay for a math book. After all, how many different ways are there to say that one plus one equals two? Sam Sloan http://search.barnesandnoble.com/boo...ean=0923891242 http://search.barnesandnoble.com/boo...ean=0923891250 
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