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Canadian Law

Canadian Law
W. H. Hennings and Thomas G. Zuber, 1972
McGraw-Hill Ryerson Ltd., CA, second edition 1973(?)
ex libris sticker on first leaf “Lynn Porter, Div 4, Room 327, Year 74” and inventory stamp “7300330”

Urban Prospects

Urban Prospects
John Wolforth and Roger Leigh, 1971
McClelland and Stewart Ltd., CA, 1982
ex libris signature inside front cover: “Phillip Kitchen”
school stamp and inventory number on first leaf: “982027 / Cowichan Senior Secondary School Social Studies Dept.”

The Cocktail Bible

The Cocktail Bible
Linda Doeses, 2001
Paragon Publishing, UK, 2003
printed in China

Chemistry Made Simple

Chemistry Made Simple
Fred C. Hess, 1955
Revised by Aurthur L. Thomas, 1984
Doubleday Made Easy Books, US, reprint ~2000

PHPEclipse: A User Guide

PHPEclipse: A User Guide
Shu-Wai Chow, 2006
Packt Publishing Ltd., UK, January 2006
printed in US

Baba Yaga's Worm Soup

It crossed my mind this morning that a strong contributing factor in the distrust of modern medicine stems from the longstanding lack of family doctors. Doctors at clinics don't have the time to get to know their patients and it makes nuanced diagnosis next to impossible. Diagnosing problems in complex dynamical systems is difficult. Problems almost never exist in isolation and the deep understanding of what interactions may be at play can only be developed over time. But for the most part doctors are only given the time for "What's the problem?", "OK.

The Science of Fractal Images

The Science of Fractal Images
Michael F. Barnsley, Robert L. Devaney, Benoit B. Mandelbrot, Heinz-Otto Peitgen, Deitmar Saupe, and Richard F. Voss, with contributions by Yuval Fisher and Michael McGuire, 1988
Springer-Verlag, US, 1988
ex libris signature with note on first leaf: “Michael René Barrick / (25th birthday present from Dad. 1992)”

Dynamical systems and fractals

Dynamical systems and fractals
Karl-Heinz Becker and Michael Dörfler, 1986
Translation by Ian Stewart
Cambridge University Press, UK, 3rd English printing 1990

Fractal Vision: Put Fractals to Work for You

Fractal Vision: Put Fractals to Work for You
Dick Oliver, 1992
Sams Publishing, US, 1992
3½" disk and 3-D viewer intact

Fractal Programming in Turbo Pascal

Fractal Programming in Turbo Pascal
Roger T. Stevens, 1990
M & T Publishing, US, 1990
5¼" disk intact

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