Some Textbooks that may interest students

The list below contains textbooks that seem to me to be above average textbooks on C and C++. I neither claim that these are the best in their kind, nor that they have any feature that makes them irreplaceable. In addition, I know of errors in all of them (not just typos, and in several cases - conceptual errors), but relatively to other books that I have seen - they are better.
Other good books are not here for one of three reasons:

  1. I have not seen/read them.
  2. I prefer a different order of presentation.
  3. I found nothing special to say about them.
Books that fall into category #1, may enter this list when I have the chance to read them.

A few comments on items that are mentioned here.

Textbooks about C

    A. Kelley & I. Pohl: A Book on C, 1998, 4rd. ed., Addison-Wesley Longman (Comment).
    See Errata.

    K. Reek: Pointers on C, Addison-Wesley Longman, 1998 (Comment).
    See its latest errata list.

Textbooks about C++

    S. Lippman & J. Lajoie: C++ Primer, 1998, 3rd ed. Addison-Wesley Longman (Comment). (Sep. 5, 2003)
    Errata

    B. Eckel: Thinking in C++, 2nd Edition (V. 1 & 2) an Internet version (Comment).

    T. Budd: C++ for Java Programmers, 1999, Addison-Wesley Longman (Comment).

    R. Kruse & A. Ryba: Data Structures and Program Design in C++, 1998, Prentice-Hall (Comment).

    Looking for I. Pohl: Object-Oriented Programming Using C++, 1997, 2nd ed. ?
    It's here.

    Looking for H. M. Deitel & P. J. Deitel: C++ How to Program, 2001 3rd ed. ?
    It's here.

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