746
746
Babbage, Charles (1791-1871)
PASSAGES FROM THE LIFE OF A PHILOSOPHER. LONDON: LONGMAN, GREEN [&C.], 1864
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 10,625 GBP
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746
Babbage, Charles (1791-1871)
PASSAGES FROM THE LIFE OF A PHILOSOPHER. LONDON: LONGMAN, GREEN [&C.], 1864
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 10,625 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Babbage, Charles (1791-1871)
PASSAGES FROM THE LIFE OF A PHILOSOPHER. LONDON: LONGMAN, GREEN [&C.], 1864
FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, 8vo (225 x 138mm.), wood-engraved frontispiece (of Babbage's Difference Engine No.1), 4pp. "List of Mr. Babbage's printed papers" at end, original green cloth, unopened
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Provenance

M. Mignet, presentation inscription; bought from Esplin, 1989

Literature

Tomash & Williams B49 (note); Origins of Cyberspace 84; Randell 1979 p.108; Van Sinderen 77

Catalogue Note

A PRESENTATION COPY IN FINE CONDITION, inscribed to François-Auguste Mignet (1796-1884), permanent Secretary of the Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques of the Institut de France: "To Monsr Mr Mignet Member of the Institute of France from the Author".

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