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ERWIN TOMASH'S COPY

GUTZMER, A[ugust]. Zum jubilaum der logarithmen.

Leipzig. Teubner, 1914. First edition.
Quarto. 16pp. Original publisher's printed orange wrappers. Rubbed and sunned, a trifle marked, central vertical crease, inked inscription to upper wrapper. Occasional chipping/short tears to margins, book-label of Erwin Tomash to verso of upper wrapper.
The first edition of a lecture by August Gutzmer (1860-1924) delivered at Friedrichs-Universitat, Halle-Wittenberg on the occasion of the 300th anniversary of the 1614 publication of John Napier's book on logarithms.

From the recently dispersed library of Erwin Tomash (1921-2012), American engineer recognised for his early pioneering work with computer equipment peripherals. His library consisted of over 3,000 books and manuscripts relevant to the history of computation, from medieval and renaissance works on arithmetic, finger-reckoning and the abacus, to the birth in the twentieth century of theoretical and practical computer science under Alan Turing.
Tomash G 109.
£ 50.00 Antiquates Ref: 24007