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Torres y Quevedo, Leonardo (1852-1936)
DISCORSOS LEIDOS ANTE LA REAL ACADEMIA DE CIENCIAS... EN LA RECEPCION PUBLICA. MADRID: L. AGUARDO, 1901.
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Torres y Quevedo, Leonardo (1852-1936)
DISCORSOS LEIDOS ANTE LA REAL ACADEMIA DE CIENCIAS... EN LA RECEPCION PUBLICA. MADRID: L. AGUARDO, 1901.
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Torres y Quevedo, Leonardo (1852-1936)
DISCORSOS LEIDOS ANTE LA REAL ACADEMIA DE CIENCIAS... EN LA RECEPCION PUBLICA. MADRID: L. AGUARDO, 1901.
8vo, original printed paper wrappers [T&W T45]
[with:] Ensayos sobre Automatica, in Revista de la Real Academia de Ciencias, vol. 12, no. 7, January 1914. 8vo, folding plate printed in red and black, original paper wrappers (bought from Yelm Books, Whitestone, NY, 2001), [T&W T46; Randell 1979 p.168]
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Leonardo Torres y Quevedo was a Spanish inventor who developed calculating machines and complex automata, including a chess-playing machine that was the first decision-making automaton.

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