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The book is a celebrated and highly influential book by A. Grothendeck, which was published in 1954, in French and for various reasons, it has been out of print since 1973. I am very much interested to learn from this book and but I can not afford its current high price. Unfortunately, neither the only mathematics library that I have access to holds any copy. Can anyone kindly advise me on how I can find out about the content of this invaluable book. The dream answer is a refreshed English lecture notes, or books, very closely following that book.

Many thanks.

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I spent many ... hours with that book when I was a PhD student. A fair amount of it is covered in TVS books such as that by Schaefer and that by Jarchow (if I've remembered the names right) but not closely as you ask for. – Loop Space Nov 7 '12 at 17:57
(Mind you, I was working from the French version which might go some way to explain why it wasn't quite the pleasant experience that it should have been!) – Loop Space Nov 7 '12 at 18:00
There is a translation into English by Chaljub. If you contact me (see user page) I might be able to assist you in finding it. – Jason Polak Nov 7 '12 at 21:46

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