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BABBAGE, Charles.

BABBAGE, Charles.

Rare books by Charles Babbage, including first editions and signed first editions of On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures, Science economique des manufactures.

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  1. 74487comp
    First edition. Large paper presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front blank, "To Mr. Bartholemew sic with Mr Babbages Compliments". Large paper copies such as this (measuring over 180 mm in height) were produced especially for presentation and are scarce, with Babbage himself referring to "a few in the hands... Learn More
    £12,500

    Stock Code: 74487

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  2. On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures.
    Third Edition, Revised and Enlarged. One of the author's key texts and elemental in the eventual development of all computational devices. Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 25677

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  3. Science economique des manufactures.
    First edition of Isoard's French translation of On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures - Babbage's most successful lifetime publication, selling 3,000 copies. Prompted by the demands for precision in the construction of his first calculating engine, Babbage had made a conscientious and detailed survey of factories... Learn More
    £450

    Stock Code: 93461

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