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Mechanical calculators, surveys
A COLLECTION OF 22 WORKS, COMPRISING:
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880
Mechanical calculators, surveys
A COLLECTION OF 22 WORKS, COMPRISING:
Estimate
1,2001,800
LOT SOLD. 1,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Mechanical calculators, surveys
A COLLECTION OF 22 WORKS, COMPRISING:
i. Couffignal, Louis (1902-1966). Les machines a calculer. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1933. 8vo, original printed paper wrappers, box [T&W C188; Origins of Cyberspace 281; Randell 1979, p.121]
ii. Galle, Andreas (1858-1943). Mathematische Instrumente. Leipzig: B.G. Teubner, 1912. 8vo, later wrappers, box, (bought from Jonathan Hill, 1980), [T&W G20; Origins of Cyberspace 303; Randell 1979 p.131] browning
iii. Hartley-Smith, Sydney. Mechanical methods of calculation. London: Draughtsman Publishing Co., [1947]. 8vo, original printed paper wrappers [T&W H27]
iv. Jacob, Louis Frédéric Gustave (1857-1930). Le calcul mécanique. Paris: Octave Doin et fils, 1911. 8vo, original cloth (bought from Alain Brieux, 1982), [T&W J3; Randell 1979 p.140]
v. Another edition. [T&W J3 bis]
vi. Koll, Otto (1851-1911). Geodätische Rechnungen Mittels der Rechenmaschine. Halle: Eugen Strien, 1903. 8vo, original boards, library markings, rebacked [T&W K65]
vii. Lenz, Karl (b.1875). Die Rechenmaschinen und das Maschinenrechen. Leipzig: B.G. Teubner, 1924. 8vo, later wrappers [T&W L77]
viii. Lilley, Samuel (1914-1987). Mathematical Machines, in Nature, vol. 149, no. 3782, 25 April 1942, 4to, later boards [T&W L114]
ix. Locke, Leslie Leland (1875-1943). The history of modern calculating machines, an American contribution [offprint from:] The American Mathematical Monthly, vol. 31, no. 9, November 1924. N.p., n.d. 4to, unbound [T&W L122; Randell 1979 p.147]
x. Maurer, Paul Jean Baptiste (b.1885). Machines automatiques mécaniques et électriques. Paris: Armand Colin, 1934. 8vo, photographic figures, 12-page publisher's catalogue dated March 1934, original boards [T&W M69]
xi. Murray, Francis Joseph (1911-1996). The Theory of Mathematical Machines. Morningside Heights, NY: King's Crown Press, 1947. 4to, ring bound with original paper boards [T&W M150; Origins of Cyberspace 803; Randell 1979 p.154]
xii. Another edition. Morningside Heights, NY: King's Crown Press, 1948. 4to, revised edition, ring bound with original paper boards [T&W M151; Randell 1979 p.154]
xiii. D'Ocagne, Philibert Maurice d’ (1862-1938). Sur la classification d'ensemble de tous les procédés de calcul dérivés de la géométrie et de la mécanique, in Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaries des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences, vol. 182, no. 318, 18 January 1926, 4to, disbound, [T&W O4]
xiv. D'Ocagne, P.M. Le calcul simplifié par les procédés mécaniques et graphiques. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1894. 8vo, two folding plates, later marbled boards retaining original printed paper wrappers, (bought from Jeremy Norman, 1997), [T&W O15]
xv. Another edition. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1905. 8vo, second edition, original cloth, slight browning [T&W O16bis]
xvi. Another edition. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1928. 8vo, third edition, later marbled boards [T&W O17]
xvii. D'Ocagne, P.M. Les Instruments de Précision. Paris: Syndicat des Constructeurs d'Instuments d'Optique et de Précision, [1903]. 4to, original printed paper wrappers, browning, wrappers chipped [T&W O20]
xviii. D'Ocagne, P.M. Vue d'ensemble sur les machines a calculer. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1922. 8vo, original printed paper wrappers, box, browning, wrappers almost detached [T&W O25; Origins of Cyberspace 350; cf. Randell 1979 p.125]
xix. Rehbock, Fritz. Rechenmaschinen, in Die Naturwissenschaften, vol. 15, no. 33, 19 August 1927. Berlin: Springer, 1927. 4to, unbound as issued, (bought from Interlibrum, 1987), [T&W R63]
xx. Sanden, Horst von (1883-1965). Rechenmaschinen und Rechenhilfsmittel, in Sonderabdruck aus dem Handworterbuch der Naturwissenschaften, vol. 8. Jena: Gustav Fischer, 1913. 8vo, original printed paper wrappers, chipped [T&W S9]
xxi. Taton, René (1915-2004). Le calcul mécanique. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1949. 8vo, original printed paper wrappers, [T&W Add43], browned, splitting at hinges 
xxii. Turck, Joseph A.V. (1870-1956). Origin of Modern Calculating Machines. Chicago: Western Society of Engineers, 1921. 8vo, numerous figures and photographic plates, original cloth [T&W T58; Origins of Cyberspace 393; Randell 1979 p.169]
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Almost all of these surveys are illustrated.

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