More Algebraic Geometry

There are not many efforts in the country that can compare - in terms of stamina at least - with that of Rajendra Bhatia and the Hindustan Book Agency. Their TRIM (Texts and Readings In Mathematics) series has reached 73 titles, with a few more expected this year. No 73 being David Mumford and Tadao Oda's  Algebraic Geometry II.

Several generations of students of algebraic geometry have learned the subject from David Mumford's fabled "Red Book" containing notes of his lectures at Harvard University. Their genesis and evolution are described in the preface in the following words of David Mumford,

"Initially notes to the course were mimeographed and bound and sold by the Harvard math department with a red cover. These old notes were picked up by Springer and are now sold as the "Red book of Varieties and Schemes". However, every time I taught the course, the content changed and grew. I had aimed to eventually publish more polished notes in three volumes... This book contains what Mumford had then intended to be Volume II. It covers the material in the "Red Book" in more depth with several more topics added. The notes have been brought to the present form in collaboration with T. Oda."

The book is a sequel to Algebraic Geometry I (aka the Red Book) that was published by Springer-Verlag in 1976. 
Listed under Mathematics, ISBN: 9789380250809, 516 pages in hardcover, Rs. 790.