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"On the general principles which regulate the application of machinery to manufactures and the mechanical arts."

By: BABBAGE, Charles (1792-1871).

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: London:, Printed for Baldwin and Cradock. . ., 1836.: 1836

Seller ID: SS13501


296 x 240 mm. Thick 4to. 1-84 pp. [Entire volume: viii, 834 pp.] Tables, index, 87 engraved steel plates; foxed or stained throughout. Original dark green cloth, printed paper spine label; label lightly chipped, a few minor cover scratches and stains, inner hinges carefully reinforced, neat repair to outer hinge. Partially unopened. Very good copy. RARE. "From Vol. VII and VIII of the Encyclopaedia Metropolitana which was published from the 1820s to the 1840s. According to Babbage's own account and those of his most recent biographer and bibliographer, the material by Babbage first appear... View more info

The Works of Charles Babbage. Edited by Martin Campbell-Kelly.

By: BABBAGE, Charles.

Price: $700.00

Publisher: New York:, New York University Press, (1989).: 1989

Seller ID: S7159


11 Volumes. 8vo. Figs., index. Full gilt stamped blue cloth. FINE. FIRST EDITION. The complete works of this pioneer mathematician and statistician. Babbage is the father of the modern computer, and worked tirelessly on advancing machinery to reduce human involvement. This comprehensive and attractive set includes all of his most celebrated papers on early calculating machines as well as many others that display the breadth of his talent and interests. DSB. First Edition. View more info

Science and Reform: Selected Works of Charles Babbage. Chosen with Introduction and Discussion by Anthony Hyman.

By: BABBAGE, Charles.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Cambridge, et al.:, Cambridge University Press, (1989).: 1989

Seller ID: BL1748

ISBN: 0521343119


FIRST EDITION. Tall 8vo. vii, 336 pp. 18 plates, figs, index. Dark blue cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust-jacket. Burndy bookplate. Fine. Scarce. ISBN: 0521343119 First Edition. View more info

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Observations on the Temple of Serapis at Pozzuoli Near Naples. With an attempt to explain the causes of the frequent elevation and depression of large portions of the Earth's surface in remote periods . . . Conjectures on the physical condition of the Moon.

By: BABBAGE, Charles.

Price: $3,750.00

Publisher: [No place], Privately printed, 1847.: 1847

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: SS13443


8vo. 222 x 138 mm. 42 [4, advertisements] pp. 2 lithographed plates (1 partly hand-colored) and 6 figures, list of author's works. Original blind and gilt-stamped red cloth, with gilt motif of temple on upper cover, gilt spine title; spine ends worn, some soiling, small paper label on upper cover. Neat bookplate of the Stirling Public Library ("The Thomson Collection"), [Glasgow]. Very good copy. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR on verso of front endpaper: "The Honble Charles Villiers, MP, from the Author." INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR CHARLES BABBAGE TO CHARLES VILLIERS, MEMBER OF PARLIAMEN... View more info

Charles Babbage: Pioneer of the Computer.

By: [BABBAGE, Charles] HYMAN, Anthony.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ:, Princeton University Press, 1982.: 1982

Seller ID: S10224

ISBN: 0691083037


8vo. xv, 287 pp. Frontis. port. of Babbage, 21 plates, 18 figs. & drawings, index. Green cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust jacket. Embossed ownership stamp on half-title. Near fine. ISBN: 0691083037 Dust jacket present. View more info

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"On the mechanical Arrangements of the Analytical Engine of the late Charles Babbage, F.R.S." pp. 616-7. Within: Report of the Fifty-Eighth Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science held at Bath in September 1888.

By: [BABBAGE, Charles] Major-General H.P. BABBAGE.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London:, John Murray, 1889.: 1889

Seller ID: S13216


Thick 8vo. xcvi, 988, 116, 32 pp. Plates, figures, list of members, ads. Original full orange/brown blind- and gilt-stamped cloth; spine ends and joints reinforced with kozo; top edge shows a waterstain. Rubber-stamp. Very good. Innumerable contributions within this thick tome. The BAAS formulated committees who were responsible for reports. Those committee members and the assigned areas of study are outlined here: Tidal Observations in Canada, Uniform nomenclature for the fundamental units in mechanics, Comparing and Reducing Magnetic Observations, Standards of Light, Meteorological Observat... View more info