THE PREPARATION OF PROGRAMS FOR AN ELECTRONIC DIGITAL COMPUTER
first editionHard Cover
by Wilkes, Maurice V; Wheeler, David J; & Gill, Stanley
Cambridge: Addson-Welsley Press, Inc, 1951. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine. Octavo. With special reference to the EDSAC and the uses of a library of subroutines. 167, (2)pp, Bound in original cloth. This was the first textbook written on the subject of computers, computer programming and software. Wilkes, Director of the Mathematical Laboratory of the University of Cambridge, designed and built the EDSAC-the first storage program computer with the assistance of Wheeler and Gill for Cambridge University. A fine copy with neat owner's name on front free endpaper. (Inventory #: 0308)
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