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厄文‧托馬許藏書: 運算的歷史

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Booth, Andrew Donald (1918-2009)
A COLLECTION OF 8 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
i. Booth, Andrew D. "Two calculating machines for x-ray crystal structure analysis", [in:] Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 18, no. 7. Lancaster, Pennsylvania: American Institute of Physics, 1947, 4to, original wrappers, (bought from Judea Pearl), [T&W B203; Randell 1979 p.112], creases
ii. Booth, Andrew D. and Kathleen H.V. Booth (b. 1922). "Principles and progress in the construction of high-speed digital computers" [in:] The Quarterly Journal of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics, vol. 2, part 2. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1949, 8vo, original wrappers, (bought from Yelm Books, Whitestone, NY, 1999), [T&W B206], library stamps
iii. Booth, Andrew D. "On optimum relations between circuit elements and logical symbols in the design of electronic calculators" [in:] Journal of the British Institution of Radio Engineers, vol. 12, no. 12] London, 1952, original wrappers, [not in T&W]
iv. Booth, Andrew D. and Kathleen H.V. Booth. Automatic Digital Calculators. London: Butterworths, 1953, first edition, 8vo, original cloth, [T&W B204; Origins of Cyberspace 493; Randell 1979 p.112 (second edition 1956)]
v. Booth, Andrew D. Numerical methods. London: Butterworths, 1955, first edition, 8vo, original cloth, dust-jacket, [T&W B202; Origins of Cyberspace 496], removed book-plate, soiled dust-jacket frayed at extremities
vi. Locke, William N. (1909-2000) and Andrew D. Booth, editors. Machine translation of languages. New York: Wiley, 1955, first edition, 8vo, copy initialled by the American computer scientist Edmond Callis Berkeley (1909-1988), original cloth, dust-jacket, [T&W L125; Origins of Cyberspace 497], some chips to dust-jacket
vii. Booth, Andrew D. and Kathleen H.V. Booth. Automatic Digital Calculators. New York: Academic Press Inc., 1957, reprint of second edition, 8vo, original cloth, dust-jacket, [see T&W B205], loss to dust-jacket
viii. Booth, Andrew D. and Kathleen H.V. Booth. Automatic Digital Calculators. London: Butterworths, 1965, third edition, 8vo, original cloth, [see T&W B205], removed bookplate
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A collection of material relating to the work of Booth, an early computer developer at the University of London. He first conceived of machine translations, and manufactured magnetic drum memories for many early computers. Kathleen Booth (née Britten, married 1950) worked on her husband’s team at Birkbeck, where from 1947-1953 they produced three machines (he built the computers and she programmed them).

厄文‧托馬許藏書: 運算的歷史

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