On 7/18/2013 9:51 AM, Peter Percival wrote: > 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! >
I know of someone who received an early edition of Jech's "Set Theory" through just that sort of luck.