STATE OF THE ART: A Photographic History of the Integrated Circuit.
Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.
New York: Ticknor & Fields, (1983). First edition - "They are a quarter inch square and thin as a human hair, but they are without question among the most important inventions of the twentieth century. They are integrated circuits, or microchips, the brains of computers- and the brillance of their design is powering a multibillion dollar industry and changing the world. . . Featuring stunning color photographs of some of the most significant chips, [this book] celebrates the aesthetics of integrated circuits as well as their extraordinary capabilities." Takes us from the birth of the transister in 1947 through 1982, both a history of and a tribute to these electronic masterpieces. With a foreword by Ray Bradbury. 79 pp. ISBN: 0-899191959.
Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (some minor wear to the covers).