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Categories for Types by Roy L. Crole
An Introduction to Hilbert Space 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. Stochastic Differential Equations: An Introduction with Applications by Bernt Oksendal (1985)
  3. Lebesgue Integration and Measure by Alan J. Weir (1973)
  4. Linear Representations of Finite Groups by Jean-Pierre Serre (1977)
  5. Introduction to Higher-Order Categorical Logic by J. Lambek (1986)
  6. Naive Set Theory by Paul R. Halmos (1960)
  7. Conceptual Mathematics: A First Introduction to Categories by F. William Lawvere (1993)
  8. Galois Theory by Ian Stewart (2004)
  9. Functional Analysis by Walter Rudin (1973)
  10. Representation Theory of Finite Groups and Associative Algebras by Charles W. Curtis (1962)
  11. Categories and Computer Science (Cambridge Computer Science Texts) by R. F. C. Walters (1991)
  12. Diffusions, Markov Processes, and Martingales: Volume 1, Foundations by L. C. G. Rogers (1979)
  13. Introduction to Metamathematics by Stephen Cole Kleene (1952)
  14. Counterexamples in Topology by Lynn Arthur Steen (1970)
  15. Topoi: The Categorial Analysis of Logic by Robert Goldblatt (1979)

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