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  • STATE OF THE ART: A Photographic History of the Integrated Circuit. by Augarten, Stan; Foreword by Ray Bradbury.
    Augarten, Stan; Foreword by Ray Bradbury.
    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).

    Book ID: 68774
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  • THE IMITATION GAME: Alan Turing Decoded. by Ottaviani, Jim; Leland Purvis, illustrator.
    Ottaviani, Jim; Leland Purvis, illustrator.
    THE IMITATION GAME: Alan Turing Decoded.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Abrams Comic Arts, (2016). First edition - A graphic novel which is "a factually detailed account of Turing's life and groundbreaking research: His code breaking efforts led to the cracking of the German Enigma during World War II, work that saved countless lives and accelerated the Allied defeat of the Nazis [but he] was arrested, tried, convicted, and punished for his openly gay lifestyle. His innovative work still fuels the computing and communication systems that define our modern world." This advance edition is illustrated in black and white (except inside the covers) Bibliography, 234 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 66710
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  • ADA BRYON LOVELACE AND THE THINKING MACHINE. by Wallmark, Laurie. Illustrated by April Chu.
    Wallmark, Laurie. Illustrated by April Chu.
    ADA BRYON LOVELACE AND THE THINKING MACHINE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Creston Books, (2015) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The story of Ada Lovelace, the daughter of the poet, Lord Byron, develops her creativity through science and math - especially after a bout with the measles left her temporarily blind, and on crutches for years. At just 17, she met Charles Babbage, the inventor of the first mechanical computer, Ada understands the machine better than anyone else and writes the world's first computer program for his Analytical Engine. Although this device which was never built, so her program could not be tested then, it proved almost perfect when tested by modern computer scientists, and the computer language "Ada" was named for her. Illustrated in full color by April Chu…

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    Creston Books, (2015) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The story of Ada Lovelace, the daughter of the poet, Lord Byron, develops her creativity through science and math - especially after a bout with the measles left her temporarily blind, and on crutches for years. At just 17, she met Charles Babbage, the inventor of the first mechanical computer, Ada understands the machine better than anyone else and writes the world's first computer program for his Analytical Engine. Although this device which was never built, so her program could not be tested then, it proved almost perfect when tested by modern computer scientists, and the computer language "Ada" was named for her. Illustrated in full color by April Chu and SIGNED by the illustrator on the title page. Includes an author's note, a brief timeline and bibliography. Large format, unpaginated. ISBN: 978-1939547200.

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    Condition: Fine in illustrated boards with a tan cloth spine, no dust jacket, as issued.

    Book ID: 66321
    View cart More details Price: $30.00