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ERWIN TOMASH'S COPY

PERAZICH, George. SCHIMMEL, Herbert. ROSENBERG, Benjamin. Industrial instruments and changing technology.

Philadelphia. Works Progress Administration, 1938. First edition.
8vo. xiv, 148pp. Original publisher's printed wrappers. Rubbed, spine sunned with loss to head. Book-label of Erwin Tomash to verso of upper wrapper.
A report produced by the Works Progress Administration describing the history, function, and economic effects of measuring, recording, and controlling devices in industry.

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 P 43.
£ 75.00 Antiquates Ref: 24016