Series: Cambridge Mathematical Textbooks

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Categories for Types by Roy L. Crole
An Introduction to Hilbert Space (Cambridge Mathematical Textbooks) by N. Young
Introduction to Lattices and Order by B. A. Davey
Linear Analysis: An Introductory Course by Béla Bollobás
Notes on Logic and Set Theory by P.T. Johnstone
Probability with Martingales by David Williams
Representations and Characters of Groups by Gordon James

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  1. Categories for the Working Mathematician by Saunders Mac Lane (1971)
  2. Lebesgue Integration and Measure by Alan J. Weir (1973)
  3. Conceptual Mathematics: A First Introduction to Categories by F. William Lawvere (1993)
  4. Finite-Dimensional Vector Spaces by P.R. Halmos (1947)
  5. Measure, Integral and Probability by Marek Capinski (1999)
  6. Linear Representations of Finite Groups by Jean-Pierre Serre (1977)
  7. Categories and Computer Science (Cambridge Computer Science Texts) by R. F. C. Walters (1991)
  8. Galois Theory by Ian Stewart (1973)
  9. Introduction to Complex Analysis by H. A. Priestley (1985)
  10. Types and Programming Languages by Benjamin C. Pierce (2002)
  11. Algebraic Number Theory and Fermat's Last Theorem by Ian Stewart (1979)
  12. Representation Theory: A First Course by William Fulton (1991)
  13. Diffusions, Markov Processes, and Martingales: Volume 1, Foundations by L. C. G. Rogers (1979)
  14. Introduction to Higher-Order Categorical Logic by Joachim Lambek (1986)
  15. Topoi: The Categorial Analysis of Logic by Robert Goldblatt (1979)

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