VERY RARE gilded & embossed hardcover book, sorry no dust-jacket. "An Introduction to Probability Theory and Its Applications - Volume I" By William Feller. From the Wiley Series in Probability and Mathematical Statistics, this is the Third Edition, Revised Printing, published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., no publication date, but the 1976 United States Copyright Act is cited on reverse of title page. Contents:
-3 Prefaces to previous Editions.
-Note on Use of the Book.
-Introduction: The Nature of Probability Theory.
I: The Sample Space.
II: Elements of Combinatorial Analysis.
III: Fluctuations in Coin Tossing and Random Walks.
IV: Combination of Events.
V: Conditional Probability. Stochastic Independence.
VI: The Binomial and the Poisson Distributions.
VII: The Normal Approximatyion to the Binomial Distribution.
VIII: Unlimited Sequences of Benoulli Trials.
IX: Random Variables: Expectation.
X: Laws of Large Numbers.
XI: Integral Valued Variables. Generating Functions.
XII: Compound Distributors. Branching Processes.
XIII: Recurrent Events. Renewal Theory.
XIV: Random Walk and Ruin Problems.
XV: Markov Chains.
XVI: Algebraic Treatment of Finitie Markov Chains.
XVII: The Simplest Time-Dependant Stochastic Processes.
-Answers to Problems.