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Calculating machines. 1. Napier's bones. 3. Babbage's calculating engine.

Calculating machines

Publication Date: 1851
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Calculating machines. 1. Napier's bones-the ancient abacus [2. The apparatus of Saunderson, Gersten, and Pascal. 3. Babbage's calculating engine]. In The Saturday Magazine 18 (1841): 11-12, 28-30, 52-54. 19th-century half calf, marbled boards, some wear, minor foxing. Whole volume. [4], 256pp. Wood-engraved text illustrations. 278 x 181 mm. First edition. An anonymous history of calculating machines published during Babbage's lifetime, ending with an account of Babbage's Difference Engine no. 1. Origins of Cyberspace 59. Bookseller Inventory # 39283

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Title: Calculating machines. 1. Napier's bones. 3. ...

Publication Date: 1851

Binding: Soft cover

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