拍品 772
  • 772

CALCULATING MACHINES AND INSTRUMENTS, COLLECTIONS, 3 VOLUMES

估價
300 - 500 GBP
已售出
375 GBP
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  • A collection of 3 volumes, comprising:
i. [South Kensington Museum]. Catalogue of the special loan collection of scientific apparatus… London: Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, 1877, 8vo, third edition, presentation copy to the electrical engineer Conrad W. Cooke (1843-1926), with printed presentation leaf tipped-in, 6 plates, contemporary calf rebacked preserving original spine, (bought from Roger Gaskell, Warboys, 1990), [T&W S166; Instruments in print 41], new hinges, binding rubbedii. [South Kensington Museum]. Handbook to the special loan collection of scientific apparatus 1876. New York: Scribner, Welford, and Armstrong, 1877, first American edition, 8vo, cancel title, original cloth, (bought from The Antiquarian Scientist, Acton, MA, 1987), [T&W S167], some spotting, hinges splittingiii. Baxandall, David (1874-1938). Catalogue of the collections in the science museum… Mathematics… Calculating machines and instruments. London: His Majesty’s Stationery Office, 1926, 8vo, numerous illustrations, original wrappers, (bought from Pickering & Chatto, London, 1993), [T&W B116; Origins of Cyberspace 222; Randell 1979 p.110]
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