拍品 749
  • 749

BABBAGE. DIFFERENCE ENGINE. COLLECTION OF WORKS

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1,200 - 1,800 GBP
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1,500 GBP
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  • A collection of 14 volumes relating to his Difference Engine, comprising:
i. [Hollcroft, T.R.]. "Babbage's calculating engine." [in:] The American magazine of useful and entertaining knowledge, vol. 1, pp.88-96. Boston: Boston Bewick Company, 1835, contemporary half calf, (bought from Dailey Rare Books, Los Angeles, 1994) [T&W A67; Checklist of American imprints 30041], spotted, binding very worn, covers partially loose ii. Baily, Francis (1774-1844). "On Mr Babbage's new machine for calculating and printing mathematical and astronomical tables." [in:] Astronomische Nachrichten 2 (November 28, 1823), Altona, 1824, cols 409-422, 2 volumes, original marbled boards, (Bibliotheca Academica; bought from Yelm Books, Whitestone, NY, 2000, Catalogue 17, item 233), [T&W B77; Origins of Cyberspace 34]iii. [Brewster, David (1781-1868)]. "On machinery for calculating and printing mathematical tables." [in:] Edinburgh Philosophical Journal, vol. 7, pp.274-281. Edinburgh: Archibald Constable, 1822, modern paper covers, preserved in folding cloth box, (bought from Biblion, 1983), [T&W B249; Origins of Cyberspace 301]iv. Buxton, Leonard Halford Dudley (1889-1939)‎ "Charles Babbage and his difference engines" [in:] Transactions of the Newcomen Society,  vol. 14, 1933-1934, pp.43-65. London: Newcomen, 1933, original paper covers, (bought from Yelm Books, Whitestone, NY, 2000, Catalogue 17, item 236), [T&W B307; Randell 1979 p.116]v. [Anonymous]. "Calculating machines" [in:] The Saturday Magazine, part 1, vol. 18, no.547, 9 January 1841; part 2,  vol. 18, no.549, 23 January 1841; part 3, vol. 18, no. 552, 6 February 1841. London: John William Parker, 1841, disbound (bought from Graham Weiner, London, 1998), [T&W C10; Origins of Cyberspace 59]vi. Dodd, George (1808-1881‎). The curiosities of industry and the applied sciences. London: George Routledge & Co., 1854, original pale purple cloth decorated in blind, preserved in cloth folding box (bought from Morgan, 1988), [T&W D57; cf. Origins of Cyberspace 70 (edition 1852)]vii. Knight, Charles (1791-1873). "Calculating machines." [in:] Knight's Cyclopædia of the Industry of all Nations, Cols. 486-89. London: Charles Knight, 1851, original cloth, (A.E. Terman, exlibris; bought from Jeremy Norman, San Francisco, 1994), [T&W K54; Origins of Cyberspace 68], cloth worn, faded with some tearsviii. Lardner, Dionysius (1793-1859). "Babbage's calculating engines." [in:] The Edinburgh Review, vol. 59, no. 120, July 1834, pp.263-327. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Review, 1834, later calf gilt, (bought from Biltcliffe, 1993), [T&W L32; Origins of Cyberspace 51; Randell 1979 p.144]ix. Marshall, William Prime (1816-1906) "Babbage's calculating machine" [in:] Proceedings of the Birmingham Philosophical Society, vol. 1, 2nd Session, 1877-1878 pp.33-48 Birmingham: Corns, Sherriff & Rattey, 1879, nineteenth-century half calf, (bought from Yelm Books, Whitestone, NY, 2000), [T&W M41; Randell 1979 p.150], some spotting, binding wornx. Rosse, William Parsons, 3rd Earl (1800-1867) "Address of the President." [in:] Proceedings of the Royal Society, vol. 7, no. 10, November 30, 1854, pp.248-258. London: Royal Society of London, 1854, original wrappers, (bought from Biblion, 1993), [T&W P20; Randell 1979 p.161]xi. Fitzgerald, William G. "The romance of the museums. V..." [in:] The Strand Magazine, vol. 11, pp.713-715. London: George Newnes, 1896, original pale blue cloth, cloth torn on spine (Gateshead Public Library, deaccession stamp), [T&W S203; Randell 1979 p.130]xii. [Chambers, Robert (1802-1871)] "Mr Babbage's calculating machine." [in:] Chambers' Edinburgh Journal, no. 134, August 23, 1834, p.240, original stitched wrappers, [not in T&W]xiii. [Anonymous]. "On machinery for calculating and printing mathematical tables [in] Museum, vol. 1, no. 6, pp.513-518, stitched wrappers, preserved in folding box, [not in T&W], some soiling (14 volumes, 8vo and 4to)
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