Catalogue of the Collections in the Science Museum, South Kensington, with Descriptive and Historical Notes and Illustrations. Mathematics 1. Calculating Machines and Instruments.
London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1926. First Edition. Original Wraps. “A well-annotated and well-illustrated historical catalogue, focusing primarily on European calculating machines and instruments from the seventeenth to the early twentieth centuries. . . . This remained the most useful and informative exhibition catalogue of early calculating instruments through the 1960s.” [OOC 222]. Near Fine in Wraps. Hint of oxidation at staples, else tight bright and unmarred. Printed green wraps, black ink lettering. 8vo. 85pp plus plates. Illus. (b/w plates). Item #11035
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