Bekman, Stas and Cholet, Eric. Practical mod_perl. Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly & Associates, 2003. Thick octavo. 893pp. Paperbound. Remainder mark to bottom of text block, else very good. An exhaustive treatise on the mod_perl Apache module.

 
Bowers, Fredson. Principles of Bibliographical Description. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 1994. Octavo. 505pp. Paperbound. Reprint of the 1949 Princeton edition. Very good. Fredson Bowers' authorative and detailed treatise on descriptive bibliography is still an important and vital reference for the bibliographer.

 
Descartes, Alligator & Bunce, Tim. Programming the Perl DBI. Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly & Associates, 2000. Octavo. 346pp. Paperbound with RepKover binding. Dog eared cover, edge worn and soiled else very good. An excellent reference to Perl DBI by members of the DBI development community.

 
Dunkin, Paul Shaner. How to Catalog a Rare Book. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1973. Slim octavo. 105pp. Paperbound. Second editon. Ex-library, heavy tape on cover edge and spine, library pocket and stamps on half title, overall good. This little book is indespensible for the bookman desiring to improve their descriptions. Practical and concise, Dunkin presents a simpler collation formula than Bowers.

 
Krafft, Martin F. The Debian System: Concepts and Techniques. San Francisco, CA: No Starch Press, 2005. Thick octavo. 605pp. Paperbound. Very good+. The definitive reference to the Debian GNU/Linux system, by a long term member of the Debian project.

 
McKerrow, Ronald B. An Introduction to Bibliography for Literary Students. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 1994. Octavo. 359pp. Paperbound. Reprint of 1927 edition. Very good+. This book is essential to anyone who wishes to know the history of books or to describe them.

 
Momjian, Bruce. PostgreSQL Introduction and Concepts. Boston, MA: Addison-Wesley, 2001. Octavo. 462pp. Paperbound. Some edge wear else very good. Written by a member of the PostgreSQL development community, this work covers SQL basics through functions and trigger. The extensive appendices form a thorough reference to PostgreSQL.

 
Rolsky, Dave & Williams, Ken. Embedding Perl in HTML with Mason. Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly & Associates, 2003. Octavo. 297pp. Paperbound. Edge wear and soil to cover else good to very good. The authorative overview of Mason and its use with mod_perl and Apache in the design of large dynamic web sites.

 
Srinivasan, Shriram. Advanced Perl Programming. Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly & Associates, 1997. Octavo. 404pp. Paperbound. Cover slightly frayed, edges soiled and worn, owners name inside front cover, else good. An emminently readable survey of advanced Perl programming techniques including: Data References and Anonymous Storage, Typeglobs and Symbol Tables, Eval, Modules, object oriented Perl programming, Ties, Persistence, GUI programming, and Perl internals.

 
Stallman, Richard M. and McGrath, Roland. GNU Make: A Program for Directing Recompilation. Boston, MA: Free Software Foundation, 1996. Slim octavo. 158pp. Paperbound. Corners worn and bumped, edge worn, overall good+. An manual describing make a progam used to rebuild projects from sources. This book covers make. Makefiles and differences in GNU make from the make often found on unix-like systems.


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