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厄文‧托馬許藏書: 運算的歷史

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Babbage, Charles (1791-1871)
A COLLECTION OF 2 PAPERS, COMPRISING:
"On a method of expressing by signs the action of machinery", [pp.250-265] [together with:] "On electrical and magnetic rotations", [pp. 494-528] [in Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London for the year MDCCCXXVI]. London: Nichol, 1826, FIRST EDITION, 4to (294 x 232mm.), 19 engraved plates (5 folding), original paper wrappers, UNOPENED, modern folding cloth box, some spotting and browning, final gathering and lower wrapper disbound
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bought from Jeremy Norman, San Francisco, 1979

出版

Tomash & Williams B33, B21; Origins of Cyberspace 37 ("Action of machinery"); Van Sinderen 27-28

相關資料

The first paper is Babbage’s attempt to describe formally the movements of a complex piece of machinery. The second is on the magnetic properties of matter. The volume also includes contributions by Herschel, Davy and Faraday.

厄文‧托馬許藏書: 運算的歷史

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