Artifact Details

Title

The difference engine : Charles Babbage and the quest to build the first computer

Catalog Number

102738977

Type

Text

Date

2000

Author

Swade, Doron

Publisher

Viking

Identifying Numbers

ISBN10 0-670-91020-1

Extent

x, 342 p.

Description

Includes bibliography and indexs. Part III describes the efforts to build the first full-sized Babbage Difference Engine in time for the 200th anniversary of Babbage's birth in 1991.

Category

Book

Credit

Gift of Don Chiasson

Lot Number

X2891.2005