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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

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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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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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On Feb 4, 4:16*pm, Tim Smith wrote:
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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


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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On Feb 4, 4:16*pm, Tim Smith wrote:
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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


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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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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None wrote:
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 bottom-feeder 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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None wrote:
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 bottom-feeder 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.


It is best to wait a bit and then notify the intermediaries, i.e. Amazon
and whoever else is selling this junk, because they become liable also.
Willful infringement is a criminal offense. First offense may be punished by
fine up to
$500K and jail up to 5 years.

"In addition to demonstrating willfulness, the government must prove that
the defendant engaged in an act of infringement "for purposes of commercial
advantage or private financial gain." 17 U.S.C. § 506(a). Emphasis should
be placed on the word "purpose," because it is not necessary to prove that
any profit was realized."

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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
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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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

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