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Memory devices
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LOT SOLD. 500 GBP
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Memory devices
A COLLECTION OF 2 WORKS, COMPRISING:
i. Williams, Frederic Calland (1911-1977) and Kilburn, Thomas A. (1921-2001). "A storage system for use with binary-digital computing machines", in: The Proceedings of the Institutions of Electrical Engineers, volume 96, part III (Radio and Communication Engineering), no. 40 (March 1949), 81-100, 4to, original printed paper wrappers, [T&W W86; Origins of Cyberspace 1066], wrappers worn 
ii. Knoll, Max (1897-1969) and Kazan, Benjamin (d.2009). Storage tubes and their basic principles. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1952, 8vo, original boards, rubbed, [T&W K55]
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Catalogue Note

Williams and Kilburn's article, deriving from their work in "electrotechnics" at Manchester University, is the first published account of the first truly high-speed random access memory.  

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