Lot 238 of 443:
Machines That Think! 1949  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$330
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Giant Brains: or Machines That Think

Author:
Berkeley, Edmund C.

Place:
New York

Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons

Date:
1949

Description:

xvi, 270 pp. With text illustrations, diagrams, etc. Grey cloth printed in blue, illustrated dust jacket. Second Printing. 

Edmund Callis Berkeley was an American computer scientist who co-founded the Association for Computing Machinery in 1947. His 1949 book 'Giant Brains, or Machines That Think' popularized cognitive images of early computers. Scarce with jacket.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Jacket with some general light wear and soiling, sunning to spine, minuscule chips to edges, small stain at top edge of front panel; cloth with some light rubbing to edges; very good.


 
Item number:
306130
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