Category: Computing History


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Mr. Babbage's Secret: The Tale of a Cypher -and APL. Foreword by H.H. Goldstine.

By: FRANKSEN, Ole Immanuel.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: (Birkerod):, Strandbergs Forlag, (1984).: 1984

Seller ID: BL1958

ISBN: 8787200864

8vo. 319 pp. Illustrations. Pictorial boards. Bookplate of the Burndy Library and gift card of the author. Very good. ISBN: 8787200864 View more info

Numerical analysis.

By: HARTREE, Douglas Rayner (1897-1958).

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Oxford:, Clarendon Press, 1952.: 1952

Seller ID: S6762

8vo. xiv, 287 pp. 31 figs., bibliog., index. Navy cloth, gilt spine, dust-jacket. Ownership rubber stamps of Robert L. White. Fine. FIRST EDITION. "Calculation originally, and over a long period, meant numerical calculation – the repertoire of arithmetical operations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, and procedures such as extraction of square roots, which could be applied to arbitrary numbers: integers, fractions, and rational, irrational and transcendental numbers. Subsequent developments of such procedures into powerful methods for the solution of gener... View more info

A history of computing in the twentieth century; a collection of essays.

By: METROPOLIS, N., et al, editors.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, etc.:, Academic Press, 1980.: 1980

Seller ID: S6811

FIRST EDITION. 8vo. xix, 659 pp. Figs., tables. Black cloth, dust-jacket. Very good. First Edition. 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