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A Computer Perspective (First Edition, inscribed by Charles and Ray Eames to Henry Luce III)

Eames, Charles; Ray Eames

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ISBN 10: 0674156250 / ISBN 13: 9780674156258
Editorial: Harvard University Press, Cambridge MA, 1973
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First Edition. INSCRIBED to philanthropist and Time magazine publisher Henry Luce III by both authors on the front endpaper: "To Hank Luce / Charles and Ray / Jan 1, 1973." Profusely photo illustrated history of early computing with many two-color diagrams and photographs, detailing the technological advances of the collaboration between design and engineering. Charles and Ray Eames, innovative designers known largely for their modern furniture and architecture, were also active in industrial and graphic design. This publication covers the period from the 1890s to the 1940s, with a brief overview of the computer up to the 1970s. Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Boards lightly bowed. Fragile jacket has light toning at the spine and extremities, chipping predominantly to the top edge, splitting at the spine hinges, and a two-inch closed tear at the crown. An attractive copy. N° de ref. de la librería 121108

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Título: A Computer Perspective (First Edition, ...

Editorial: Harvard University Press, Cambridge MA

Año de publicación: 1973

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Dust Jacket Included

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: First Edition.

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[This] book set a standard for the history of computing. �This� book set a standard for the history of computing. -- P. E. Ceruzzi "Computing Reviews" "A Computer Perspective" is the first truly graphic history of the origin and development of the computer...This book will long remain a unique anthology of the great events that occur when dreamers and theorists can get together with engineers and inventors. "A Computer Perspective: Background to the Computer Age" sets out to...�place� the digital computer in its historical context, taking 1950 as its terminal date. By then, the digital computer revolution had been fully inaugurated with the first generation of modern stored-program computers. The book casts a wide net as it presents, mainly with pictures and captions, the many contributory ideas and developments that provide the foundation and background for the computer age...This is a book full of interesting pictures and quotations. It brings out the technical, human and social aspects of the development of computers in an imaginative way. Who could resist a book containing such fascinating information? -- Antony Anderson "New Scientist"

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