Amsterdam, North-Holland Publishing Company, 1959. With the contemporary ownership signature of (Professor) Brian Medlin, and his very occasional emphases.
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Oxford, Basil Blackwell, 1951 (facsimile reprint)/ 1847. With the ownership signature of (Professor) Brian Medlin. George Boole (1815-1864) was an English mathematician 'who helped establish modern symbolic logic and whose algebra of logic, now called Boolean algebra, is basic to the design of digital computer circuits' and internet search patterns...
Adelaide, University of Adelaide, 1971 to 1974. A collection of 294 scientific papers by the important statistician and geneticist Sir Ronald Aylmer Fisher (1890-1962). 'Perhaps no other man has had a greater impact on the methodology of scientific research in [the twentieth] century. Fisher's writings are renowned as a basis...
London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1895 (sixth edition).
London, Chapman & Hall, 1930. A profusely-illustrated work on all things to do with artificial lighting: from cinema projectors to signal beacons, shop windows to traffic lights.
New York, John Wiley and Sons, 1969. One of the Wiley publications in Statistics.
Dordrecht, Springer, . Volume 28 in the Studies in History and Philosophy of Science series. '[This] is a volume of previously unpublished essays celebrating the life of Colin Cheyne ... Head of the Department of Philosophy at the University of Otago.' (from the publisher's blurb).
Melbourne, [Royal Society], 1942. Reprinted from Obituary Notice of The Royal Society, 1940.
New York, Simon and Schuster, 1998 [first edition]. A biography of John Nash, Nobel Prize-winning mathematician.
Cambridge, Macmillan, Barclay and Macmillan, 1845 (second edition, revised and improved)/ 1836. An early Sydney University prize binding, with the handwritten presentation inscription (in Latin) to Henry Colyer, dated 1861 (the University was founded in 1850). For what it's worth, a Henry Cox Colyer was working as a solicitor in Sydney in the 1880s.
Dordrecht, Springer, . Volume 27 in the Studies in History and Philosophy of Science series. 'This book reconstructs key aspects of the early career of Descartes from 1618 to 1633; that is, up through the point of his composing his first system of natural philosophy' (from the publisher's blurb).
Oxford, Basil Blackwell, 1982. Eight studies of different aspects of Wittgenstein and his works (including two on the Tractatus, one on Philosophical Investigations and one on Probability and Certainty) by the co-editor of Wittgenstein's works.