Slide Rules: Their History, Models, and Makers

Hopp, Peter M.

Published by Astragal Pr, 1999
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Synopsis: In the hopes of "preserving these delightful devices for future generations," this collector of slide rules covers everything one could possibly want to know about this crude form of analog computer: from its invention in the 17th century to manufacturers- retailers, 1850-1998, and the Oughtred Society for collectors. Includes a glossary with biographies, patent data, component specs, dating and valuing, care, historical milestones, and illustrations. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Review: A must-have reference book. -- The Gristmill

A valuable contribution to the slide rule collecting community. -- Journal of the Oughtred Society

This is an impressive compilation of information about this unique instrument. -- Antique Week

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Title: Slide Rules: Their History, Models, and ...
Publisher: Astragal Pr
Publication Date: 1999
Binding: Soft cover
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