book value

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n book value the value at which an asset is carried on a balance sheet; equals cost minus accumulated depreciation
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Quotations

  • Sir William Temple
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    “Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of the ages through which they have passed”

Usage

In literature:

If they're too innocent to realize the value of the book that's their hard luck.
"The House from Nowhere" by Arthur G. Stangland
He wrote many books on English history, those on the later periods being of little value.
"A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895)" by George Saintsbury
From the beginning the child is taught the value of books.
"Why do we need a public library?" by Various
That it is desirable to answer questions concerning the origin, form, and value of biblical books no one will dispute.
"The Christian View of the Old Testament" by Frederick Carl Eiselen
Because of her worship of the book, Christianity has set too high a value upon beliefs which were simply doomed to destruction.
"The Next Step in Religion" by Roy Wood Sellars
Conditions governing market value change in large, general movements, often affecting whole classes of books.
"Book Repair and Restoration" by Mitchell Buck
Travellers who see only what the books tell them to see bring us home no facts and opinions of value.
"The Galaxy, June 1877" by Various
The value of such a code was that it was so made up that a decoding book, or decoding wheel, was not needed.
"Dave Dawson at Casablanca" by Robert Sydney Bowen
The Index, too, has been revised and enlarged, which adds no little to the value of the book.
"Notes and Queries, Number 228, March 11, 1854" by Various
I used sometimes to wonder whether these books of selections were of any real value.
"St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. 8, May 1886, No. 7." by Various
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In news:

The FTSE RAFI indexes seek to eliminate the market weight problem by valuing stocks according to four categories: cash flow, book value, dividends and total sales.
Book Review Robert Lenzner Book Review It's Value Time Robert Lenzner With the Dow over 12,000, value investing is back.
The Little Book of Value Investing shows you how to take advantage.
Paul Goodman's recently reissued book is an assault on US values held sacred in the 1950s, and anticipates the counter-culture of the 1960s.
Shares Cross Below Book Value.
Apache (APA) Shares Cross Below Book Value.
The deal tops the maximum price Mr Buffett has said he was willing to pay for Berkshire 's own stock: no more than 10% above its per-share book value.
Is there value in your old and rare books.
Her best-selling book "Built on Values.".
In Business Development as with those books, every decision you make about how to pursue an opportunity to create long-term value will determine the fate of your journey.
Shaffer's book is less comprehensive food history than a chronicle of pepper's centuries as valued commodity from imperial Rome to present day.
A new handbag has won the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's most expensive purse , valued at $3.8 million.
Kelley Blue Book predicts how much these vehicles will hold their value.
Kelley Blue Book names cars with highest resale value.
Kelley Blue Book says Toyota is the best car brand at retaining a resale value.
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In science:

These estimates are related with the extreme values theory (see the books by Bingham, Goldie and Teugels , Resnick or the work of Hitzenko and Louchard , or the initial works of Erd¨os and R´enyi and Erd¨os and R´ev´esz ).
Limit law of the standard right factor of a random Lyndon word
There is however a complexity gap between (1.1) and (1.3), due to the fact that for nonnormal operators such as M , the eigenvalues are less stable than the singular values under perturbations, see e.g. the book .
Circular Law Theorem for Random Markov Matrices
At $51.95 (cheaper for MAA members) the book is excellent value.
Review of "Garden of integrals"
This variant has the property that all copies of the same record obtain the same rank value across subsets without the need for coordination between copies or additional book keeping.
Sketch-Based Estimation of Subpopulation-Weight
As can be found in many text books on the sub ject [186, 171, 187] the f ixing requires the additional introduction of Grassmann-valued (Faddeev–Popov) ghost f ields in order to leave invariant the functional integral.
Gauge Theories on Deformed Spaces
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