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Actuarial Science
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Actuarial Science
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Actuarial Science
A COLLECTION OF 5 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
i. De Morgan, Augustus (1806-1871). "An Essay on Probabilities and on their Application to Life Contingencies and Insurance Offices" [from:] The Cabinet Cyclopaedia. London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1838, 8vo, engraved title-page, red half-calf over marbled boards, marbled endpapers, (bought from Pickering & Chatto, London, 1994), [T&W D34]
ii. Pearson, Karl (1857-1936). The Chances of Death and Other Studies in Evolution. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1897, large 8vo, two volumes, first editions, engraved frontispiece in both, original green cloth, (bought from B. & L. Rootenberg, Sherman Oaks, 1994), [T&W P33], minor spotting
iii. Society of Actuaries. Report of Committee on New Recording Means and Computing Devices. Society of Actuaries, 1952. 4to, original green boards, (Department of the Navy, Bureau of Ships Library, collector's bookplate and stamp; Library of Congress "surplus 2", stamp), [T&W S158], spine almost loose
iv. Society of Actuaries. Current Status of Magnetic Tape as a Recording and Data Process Medium. 1955. 4to, manuscript title on spine, green boards, (bought from Jeremy Norman, San Francisco, 1994), [T&W S157]
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