Nick wrote: > On 18/07/2013 11:55, Peter Percival wrote: >> Nick wrote: >> >>> Unfortunately the book is from 1982 and there doesn't appear to be >>> published errata for this edition on the web. >> >> The author may be contactable: I.N.Stewart@warwick.ac.uk >> > > Yep but, as this first edition is 40 years old, he has released 2 > revised editions in the mean time and gives errata for the most recent > third edition, I figure it would be a bit churlish to bother him. ;o)
Indeed so! On the other hand, he may think 'Nick is a dutiful fellow who has suffered the misfortune of possessing an erroneous copy of a book of mine. I know what I'll do, I'll send him free of charge the latest copy of the book and a bottle of good scotch/box of chocolates/... (fill in according to your own desires).'
But then again he might not!
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