The construction and operation of the Manchester University computer

Publisher Information: London: Institution of Electrical Engineers, 1953. First printing.

Pollard, Brian W. and Keith Lonsdale. The construction and operation of the Manchester University computer. 12pp. Text diagrams. London: Institution of Electrical Engineers, 1953. 277 x 215 mm. Without wrappers as issued. A few annotations in pen. Near fine.

First Separate Edition. A description of the design and construction of the Ferranti Mark I. Pollard and Lonsdale were engineers at Ferranti Limited, the Manchester electronics firm that manufactured the machine. Their paper was published in 1953 in Symposium of Papers on Digital Computers. This separate version of the paper, which resembles an offprint, is labeled “Proof.—Copyright reserved” in the upper left corner of the first page. Origins of Cyberspace 838.

Book Id: 51317

Price: $750.00

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